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Last chance to join the ICC Institute’s training on ICT in arbitration

last chance join institute training

In business transactions, everything is going digital and the world of international arbitration is no exception. But as arbitrators, it can be challenging to work both securely and efficiently. For legal practitioners wanting to bolster their knowledge and practical know-how, the ICC Institute of World Business Law invites you to attend its dedicated a one-and-a-half day training on the tools to best handle information and communication technology (ICT) in international arbitration. The course is set to be held in Paris from 4-5 December.

ICC, WCF encourages youth and entrepreneurship with annual award


The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) World Chambers Federation (WCF) has honoured the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Legazpi Dawani—an all women organisation based in the Philippines—for its economic development efforts. The award was presented at this year’s JCI World Congress, which took place from 6-10 November 2017 in Amsterdam.

3 ways business is promoting human rights

3 ways business is promoting human rights

As stakeholders from around the world prepare for the 2017 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, here are three areas in which business is already making a difference.

What role for dispute resolution in supporting the Paris climate agreement?

climate disputes

The ICC International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce co-hosted a panel of experts to discuss how the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Paris Agreement can be supported through methods of international dispute settlement.

5 key takeaways from COP23 Business and Industry day

FIJI Seruiratu COP23 business day

Private sector commitment to meet objectives of the Paris Agreement on climate change was put under the spotlight during a dedicated business and industry day (BINGO Day), which took place in Bonn, Germany, during the ongoing climate talks under the UNFCCC.

ICC Court bolsters North American presence with NYIAC MoU

ICC Court bolsters North American presence with NYIAC MoU

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims to benefit the global dispute resolution community and reaffirm the Court’s commitment to North America, a region which has seen a marked rise in users following the 2014 establishment of an ICC case management office in New York.

4 things business wants from COP23


Business and industry representatives from around the world are converging in Bonn this week for COP23—the world’s largest climate summit—to reaffirm private sector commitment to global climate goals and set a roadmap for implementation.