World Chambers Federation

Long-standing partnership looks ahead to help young entrepreneurs

United Nations

Today’s youth is an invaluable resource for development and is critical to the transformation of the global economic, social and political landscape, Anthony Parkes, Director of ICC World Chambers Federation (WCF) said during the Junior Chamber International (JCI) World Congress in Rio de Janeiro last week.

Bahrain on way to joining global ATA Carnet network

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Aiming to raise awareness about the benefits and the procedures for the implementation of the ATA Carnet system in the Kingdom of Bahrain, the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) hosted a two-day workshop on 24-25 September for Customs, chamber staff and business.

China membership bolsters Certificates of Origin Accreditation Chain

ICC World Chambers

China has become the latest country to join the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) World Chambers Federation (WCF) International Certificates of Origin (CO) Accreditation Chain. China’s membership will strengthen the committee’s work to promote the role of Chambers in the delivery of trade facilitation services, especially to small- and medium-sized businesses.

ICC and chamber partners to create broad-based G20 council

United Nations

ICC, with its global network of national committees, the ICC World Chambers Federation, and Junior Chambers International (JCI) – at the 8th World Chambers Congress in Doha – agreed to launch the ICC G20 Business Advisory Council.

Recipients of Oslo Business for Peace Award announced

Business & the UN

ICC and the Business for Peace Foundation have announced the five recipients of the 2013 Oslo Business for Peace Award, the highest form of recognition given to business professionals for efforts to foster peace and stability.

World Chambers Federation unveils new leadership

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ICC World Chambers Federation’s (WCF) new leadership team took office this week, with a three-year mandate to strengthen the global network of chambers and to reinforce the role chambers play in their respective communities.

WCF Vice-Chair addresses friendly chambers

Chambers of commerce play an important role in supporting trade and development, ICC World Chambers Federation Vice-Chairman Mustafa Mansur told delegates at the opening ceremony of the 2011 Beijing International Conference of Friendly Chambers of Commerce Conference.

WCF Vice-Chair joins chamber leaders on CACB Congress panel

“The challenges of entrepreneurial representation in the world” was a central theme of the 21st Congress for the Confederation Commercial and Business Associations of Brazil (CACB), held in Salvador, Bahia, 10-11 August, celebrating 200 years of Brazil's Chamber of Commerce serving their small- and medium-sized business community.