The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) is the world business organization, a representative body that speaks on behalf of enterprises from all sectors in every part of the world. Central to its mission is the promotion of trade and investment, with ICC establishing the international framework of rules and codes governing cross-border trade. Its conviction that trade is a powerful force for peace and prosperity dates from the organization’s origins early in the 20th century. The small group of far-sighted business leaders who founded ICC called themselves “the merchants of peace”. ICC has three main activities: rule setting, arbitration and policy. ICC also provides essential services, foremost among them the ICC International Court of Arbitration, the world’s leading arbitral institution. The World Chambers Federation which provides the ICC’s worldwide network of chambers of commerce, fostering interaction and exchange of chamber best practice.
ICC enjoys a close working relationship with the United Nations and other intergovernmental organizations, including the World Trade Organization, the G20 and the G8. ICC Qatar National Committee represents the International Chamber of Commerce on a national level.
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Jassim Bin Mohammed Al-Thani, Chairman of Qatar Chamber of Commerce & Industry is also Chairman of the board of Directors of ICC Qatar. He is also council member of the World Chambers Federation (WCF) and member of the ICC G20 Advisory Group. The ICC G20 Advisory Group is an initiative of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). It is a platform for global business to provide input to the work of the G20 on an ongoing basis. The Group mobilizes ICC’s worldwide policy-making expertise and solicits priorities and recommendations from companies and business organizations of all sizes and in all regions of the world. The Group is comprised of approximately 20 CEOs working to ensure that the voice of business is heard by governments, the public and the media.
ICC Qatar serves the local business community by providing opportunities for all business sectors to be part of the world economic practice and acts as the voice of International businesses in the local business community.
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P.O. Box 15213
Doha – Qatar
Tel: +974 55 52 06 71 / 4467 4464
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