A visit to ICC-Korea
During his visit to Seoul on 23 March, Dr. Attar the President of ICC Syria met with the President of ICC-Korea and discussed increasing the volume of trade between Syria and Korea and the prospects of cooperation in various fields such as banking, arbitration, technology transfer and other.
Davos 2011: The Syrians transferring experiments and conveying reform
Under the slogan "Shared Norms for New Reality", the World Economic Forum was held in Davos, Switzerland during 26-30 January 2011.
With Syrian participation, a training course for NC ICC
In reference to the invitation extended by ICC-Paris to its National Committees to take part in the training activities at its Head Office in Paris, a training course was held during 24-27 January, in which Syria side was represented by the ICC-Syria Secretary General Mr. Naji Shaoui, ICC-Syria Legal Advisor Mr. Hussein Khaddour and ICC-Syria Executive Director Ms. Mirna Nayfeh.
ICC elects a new Vice President and a Secretary
Paris – France
A special session meeting of the ICC Executive Board was held in Paris at the ICC Headquarter on the 24th of January 2011. The meeting was attended by Dr. Abdul Rahman Attar President of ICC-Syria and member of ICC Executive Board in Paris.
Syrian delegation visits the city of Palermo in Italy
A Syrian commercial delegation headed by Dr. Abul Rahman Attar visited the city of Palermo during 16-20/1/2011. The delegation comprised representatives of the Ministry of Culture, Damascus Governorate's Executive Office, Damascus Chamber of Commerce and a number of Syrian businessmen.
Dr. Attar: WCF Board of Director Member
The results of the electronic elections, which were the first of their kind held by the World Chambers Federation on 25 January 2011 to elect members of the WCF Board, were announced after WCF representatives from 120 countries around the world cast their votes through the same website and Dr. Attar was elected as a member of WCF Board of Directors for three years.
ICC Executive Board meets in Brussels
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Executive Board held a session in Brussels on November 18th and 19th, 2010 in the presence of Dr. Abdul Rahman Attar, ICC Executive Board member.
ICC Executive Board
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Executive Board held its meeting in Hong Kong between June 27th and 30th, 2010. The meeting discussed many topics concerning the work of ICC commissions. In addition to ICC's plan of action for the next three years, the meeting discussed ICC'S financial report, relations with the United Nations, and dates for future meetings of the ICC's Executive Board.
ICC World Business Summit
Economic experts said that the world's leaders are at an important crossroads as they tackle the question of how to press forward following the worst recession in decades.
New elections into the ICC
ICC's World Council elected Rajat Kumar Gupta, Partner Emeritus of McKinsey & Company, Chairman of ICC, and Stephen K. Green, HSBC Group Chairman, ICC Vice-Chairman.
Uniform Rules for Demand Guarantees (URDG) seminar
The International Chamber of Commerce - Jordan (ICC - Jordan) held a seminar for the revised version of the Uniform Rules for Demand Guarantees (URDG) - bank guarantees - (URDG) on June 21, 2010. The International Chamber of Commerce –Syria participated in the seminar with a representative from the Arab Bank of Syria.
Mediterranean Economic Leaders' Summit
Participants in the Mediterranean Economic Leaders Summit, which was held on June 3, 2010 in Barcelona, called to adopt ambitious reforms to stimulate the private sector and encourage investment in the Mediterranean region.
Beirut International Franchise Forum and Exhibition
The Lebanese Franchise Association in cooperation with the General Union of Chamber of Commerce, Industry, and Agriculture of the Arab World, organized the Beirut International Franchise Forum and Exhibition on May 27th – 28th, 2010.
The second session of the 'Mediterranean Dialogue'.
Under the auspices of Mr. Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, President of Tunisia, the second session of the 'Mediterranean Dialogue' was held in Hammamat, Tunisia, on May 25th – 26th , 2010. The session was held under the theme 'Towards a common vision for the Mediterranean region: Strategy and projects'
The First Euro-Mediterranean Industry Forum.
250 union and industry leaders in the European Union and South Mediterranean countries participated in the first Euro-Mediterranean Industry Forum tilted 'Coalition and Investment Programme' on April 21st-22nd in Cairo, Egypt.
General Assembly for Business Med.
The General Assembly for the Alliance of Business Associations Business Med-Mediterranean held a meeting in Cairo on April 22, 2010, where the annual report for 2009 was discussed. The meeting centered on the developments of the investment project in the Mediterranean, and the 2009 financial report, as ratified by the Board on the budget estimates for 2010.
Mediterranean Business Forum
Heading an 11-Syrian businessmen delegation, Dr. Abdul Rahman Attar, President of ICC Syria, participated in the second Mediterranean Business Forum. The forum was held under the title "Strengthening Investment Relations among Mediterranean countries" in Rome, Italy between February 25th and 26th, 2010.
ICC Executive Board Meeting
A new round of the ICC Executive Board meetings was held in New Delhi, India between the 3rd and 5th of December 2009, where Dr. Abdel Rahman Attar, a member of the Executive Board, President of ICC Syria was present.
ICC Executive Board Meeting
Dr. Abdul Rahman Attar, President of the International Chamber of Commerce in Syria (ICC Syria), affirmed to Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), that peace in the Middle East is a necessary tool for the development of the local and international economy.
Dr. Abdul Rahman Attar elected to ICC Executive Board
The ICC World Council held its meeting in Kuala Lumpur- Malaysia on June 2, 2009, where the elections of the new executive board members took place.
Regional Meeting for South Asia and Middle East
Mr. Naji Shawi, Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce in Syria (ICCS), participated in the first meeting of the Regional Consultative Group for South Asia and Middle East attached to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), held on May 4, 2009, in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
Conference of Franchise
A constitution for the Mediterranean Franchise Federation was drafted at a meeting of the Lebanese Franchise Association held at the Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut - Lebanon from April 7-8, 2009.
90th Anniversary of the ICC
More than 270 business leaders gathered in Geneva on February 2, 2009, including Dr. Abdul Rahman Attar, President of the International Chamber of Commerce - Syria, to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).