6 July 2016 – Regional Trade Agreements can not replace the multilateral system. Mr Yonov Fredericke Agah, Deputy Director General of the World Trade Organization delivered a special contribution at the Annual Assembly of ICC Switzerland.
As one fundamental mission of the world business organization is to help business meet challenges and opportunities of globalization, Philip Kucharski, Chief Operating Officer presented the new ICC projects.
This year, the General Assembly of ICC Switzerland had a specific focus on the important work of the ICC commissions. Each coordinator presented a specific issue discussed in «his» commission. This was followed by an open exchange with the participants. The meeting has been an occasion for members to have a clearer picture of the actual important topics. We had also the honour of hearing Georges Affaki on «International Arbitration and Economic Sanctions: The Way Forward».
The Annual Assembly of ICC Switzerland took place on 6 July in Zurich in the premise of Swiss Re. A special highlight was the keynote of our Guest of honour Mr Yonov Frederick Agah, Deputy Director General of the World Trade Organization.