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One Planet Summit: Key takeaways for business

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On 12 December, global heads of state, mayors, business leaders and major financial actors gathered in Paris on the second anniversary of the Paris Agreement. Here’s what you need to know.

What 4 things does the IGF have in common with end of year festivities?

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For many people around the world, the end of the year is a time for sharing, caring, exchanging and looking ahead to what the future will bring. We’ve noticed that the Internet Governance Forum, taking place this year from 18-21 December at United Nations Headquarters in Geneva, has a lot in common with end of year festivities.

Business expertise is essential for a thriving digital economy – ICC BASIS tells policymakers at IGF 2017

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The 12th Internet Governance Forum kicks off today in Geneva. On the eve of Day One, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS) initiative hosted a multistakeholder session to encourage greater understanding of the mutually reinforcing role businesses and other relevant stakeholders can play in ensuring the benefits of ICT are both widespread and empowering for citizens.

ICC Institute in retrospect: Beyond knowledge sharing and learning

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After one publication, three first-class events and 14 interactive trainings across 10 cities from San Francisco to Paris, the ICC Institute of World Business Law—the world business organization’s dedicated body for the promotion of international business law and arbitration—is wrapping up a full year of activities. That’s more than 700 participants, representing close to 70 countries who understand the power of continual learning and the importance of stimulating new and innovative ideas.

5 ways we are mobilising business participation at IGF 2017

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ICC’s Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS) is heading to Geneva to mobilise business participation at the 2017 Internet Governance Forum. Taking place from 18-21 December at United Nations Headquarters in Geneva, the 12th edition of the annual forum will take place under the theme Shape Your Digital Future!

ICC response to MC11 conclusion

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The International Chamber of Commerce has issued the following statement upon the conclusion of the World Trade Organization's 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11).

Panel considers ways of boosting trade through blockchain and AI

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A leading initiative to explore how blockchain and augmented intelligence (AI) bring about innovative approaches to international trade, will hold discussions with experts today on the sidelines of the World Trade Organization (WTO) 11th Ministerial Summit, taking place in Buenos Aires this week.