The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has issued a new statement on policy frameworks needed to drive investment in sustainable development.
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The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) have pledged to strengthen their work maximizing the benefits of international trade and investment for economic and social development.
ICC joined private sector CEOs and heads of state and government at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development’s (UNCTAD) World Investment Forum 2014 which took place in the Palais des Nations, Geneva, from 13–16 October.
Rona Yircali, Chair of ICC World Chambers Federation (WCF) called on the business community of Nepal, located between to the two giant rising economies of Asia, China and India, to prepare itself for the future dynamism and growth in the region.
ICC promoted the role of business in global sustainable growth and economic recovery when it took part in the World Investment Forum (WIF) 2012, which ran 20-23 April in Doha.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has re-issued its Guidelines for International Investment to adapt to new challenges of the international investment environment and to further promote investment as a driver of economic growth.
During a meeting at the UNCTAD Commission on Investment, Technology and Related Financial Issues, ICC Secretary General Guy Sebban signaled the need for closer cooperation at all levels between the two organizations, especially to promote investment.
Johannesburg By Maria Livanos Cattaui Globalization is good for most of the world's citizens. The snag is that its benefits are unevenly felt and have yet to reach millions of ordinary people in Africa and other developing regions.
Inflows of foreign direct investment are likely to exceed $1,000 billion this year compared with last year's figure of $865 billion, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development reports. This compares with only $58 billion as recently as 1982.