The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) have today launched a major new partnership to support effective implementation of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) landmark Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA).
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International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Chairman Harold (Terry) McGraw and Secretary General John Danilovich join prominent business leaders and over 40 heads of state or government at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) which begins in Davos, Switzerland today.
Preparations for the 2013 Russia G20 Business Summit were initiated Wednesday in a meeting hosted by Alexander Shokhin, President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP).
Mexican President Felipe Calderon personally invited ICC Secretary General Jean-Guy Carrier to take part in a breakfast meeting Saturday to launch task forces in preparation for the next B20 Business Summit.
ICC yesterday took part in a meeting of Mexican officials from government and industry, kicking off preparations for the next B20 Business Summit, to be held in conjunction with the G20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico, 18-19 June 2012.
ICC today hailed the success of a recent United Nations Convention Against Corruption (CAC) conference after it agreed on a new monitoring mechanism to determine whether the 142 signatory states are complying with their commitment to fight corruptive business practices.
As protesters against globalization attempt to penetrate the World Economic Forum, BBC News Online invited ICC President Richard D. McCormick to make the case for the global economy and the positive role of business in the battle against poverty.
In a robust defence of the global economy, President Ernesto Zedillo of Mexico has pointed out that in every case where a poor nation has significantly overcome its poverty, this has been achieved while engaging in production for export markets and opening up to foreign goods, investment and technology - that is by participating in globalization.