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.
The meeting was marked by the participation of Herman Van Pompuy, President of the European Council and Frederik Erixon ,Director of the European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE), Brussels.
The executive board approved the 2011 budget. John Beechey, Chairman of the International Court of Arbitration presented an update on the activities of the Dispute Resolution Services (DRS), followed by an update on the World Chamber Federation (WCF) activities by Peter Mihók, Deputy Chairman of WCF.
The board addressed the role of ICC vis-à-vis the G20 meeting in Seoul on November 11th, 2010. They also approved the ICC Programme of Action 2011 and other policy documents including ICC Model International Franchise Agreement, Policy Roadmap on Finance and Climate Change and ICC Guidelines on Agents, Intermediaries and Other Third Parties.
Martin Wassell, Senior Advisor to ICC, briefed on ICC preparations for UN Climate Change Conference in - Cancun, Mexico on November 29 to December 10, 2010. Fredrik Erixon, introduced the discussion on currency wars, protectionism, and global economic imbalances