The following ICC BASIS interventions and those of fellow business representatives are extracted from the real-time captioning taken during the 15 May 2012 open consultations of the IGF. Although it is largely accurate, in some cases it may be incomplete, or inaccurate due to inaudible passages or transcription
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ICC BASIS opening remarks at the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD), 15th session, 21 May 2012, Geneva
Delivered by ICC BASIS Chair Mr Subramanian Ramadorai, Vice Chair, Tata Consultancy Services (Main dignitaries by name), friends, ladies and gentlemen. On behalf of ICC BASIS, I would like to express my deep pleasure at being here with you all today, and to participate in and contribute to the CSTD delib
Internet access can empower the marginalized and improve the lives of millions of people – but governments must work with business, Chair of ICC Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS) said.
John Davies, Intel, ICC BASIS member
Technologies and services such as cloud computing, social media and mobile Internet have created a fresh new set of policy challenges that will only be effectively addressed if all relevant stakeholders work together on an equal footing.
Nairobi Addressing over 100 ministers and delegates at the Kenyan-ITU Ministerial forum, ICC Secretary General Jean-Guy Carrier noted that innovations, investments and economic growth will only occur in partnerships where fair and open approaches to Internet governance are sought.
Statement of International Chamber of Commerce to General Assembly of the Economic and Social Council [ECOSOC], 26 July 2011
As delivered – Claudia Selli, AT&T, on behalf of ICC
Opening ceremony of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD), 23 May 2011, Geneva
Remarks by Herbert Heitmann, Chair ICC’s Commission on E-Business, IT and Telecoms, Executive Vice President, External Communications, Royal Dutch Shell
Business Action to Support the Information Society (ICC-BASIS), Chair of the ICT Policy Committee of the USCIB, Paris at the Opening Session of the WSIS Forum May 16, 2011
Thank you Chair and thanks to the hosts. My name is Keith Drazek, I am Director of Policy for VeriSign, and I appreciate the opportunity to provide these comments on behalf of the International Chamber of Commerce, ICC and its BASIS initiative, Business Action to Support the information society. ICC has actively contributed to the WSIS process through the Coordinating Committee of Business Interlocutors (CCBI) throughout the WSIS Geneva and Tunis events, and now through BASIS in the post-WSIS activities.