The race is on to see which city will welcome the 12th edition of the largest global chamber event of its kind, the World Chambers Congress. Four chambers are in the running for the World Chambers Federation's (WCF) flagship event, returning in 2021 to the Africa/Middle East region.
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In recent months, the world has been hit with an unprecedented number of hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires—each leaving behind devastating destruction and havoc in their wake. Observing the United Nation’s International Day for Disaster Reduction, we take a look at how chambers of commerce are working to raise awareness of the importance of disaster prevention and protection, and efforts to reduce the number of businesses adversely affected.
Winners of the World Chambers Competition were announced during the concluding gala dinner of the 10th World Chambers Congress on 21 September in Sydney.
The World Chambers Federation (WCF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is moving closer to creating a digitalised ATA Carnet system, following the conclusion of a successful meeting at the World Customs Organization (WCO) on 30 June 2017 in Brussels.
Speaking on a panel on Boosting Economic Cooperation in BRICS counties at the recent St Petersburg International Economic Forum, World Chambers Federation Chair Peter Mihok urged BRICS stakeholders to ensure the active engagement of chambers of commerce and their business communities, in key BRICS dialogue and projects.
Local chambers in Italy, Norway, Poland, the United States and the United Arab Emirates have become the latest members of the International Certificate of Origin (CO) Accreditation Chain.
The World Chambers Federation (WCF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced election results of the WCF General Council. Chambers from almost 130 countries voted for their 20 preferred representatives using an online election platform.
Having competed against two other chambers of commerce, the Brazilian Confederation of Trade and Business Associations (CACB) has been named co-organiser of the 2019 World Chambers Congress. The winning bid seals the destiny of the 11th edition of the global chambers forum, which will be held in Rio de Janeiro.
The World Chambers Federation (WCF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced the nomination of 48 chamber leaders from around the world, standing to fill 20 seats on the WCF General Council.
The bidding to co-organize the 11th World Chambers Congress has officially begun. Held every two years in a different region of the world, the Congress will return to the Americas for its 2019 edition.