About The Islamic Chamber Research & Information Center
The Islamic Chamber Research and Information Center was incepted in 2002, based on a Memorandum of Understanding between the Islamic Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines, to identify and analyze challenges and opportunities related to promotion of trade; to assist small & medium enterprises in OIC countries ; to organize seminars, workshops and training programs on economic issues ; to design training programs for the ICCI in different sectors ; to collect, compile and disseminate trade data among OIC Countries; to develop relations with other training and research institutions; to produce a wide range of reports, books and other publications...
CITES SECRETARIAT AND UNCTAD JOIN FORCES TO ASSIST CUSTOMS AUTHORITIES TO REGULATE TRADE IN WILDLIFE
Monday, 21 July, 2014
The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) have agreed to work together in providing customs authorities with better tools to regulate the import and export of CITES-listed species.
UNIDO AND ARAB REGIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY CENTRE TO JOINTLY PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE ENERGY POLICIES AND TECHNOLOGIES
Monday, 21 July, 2014
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), will enhance collaboration in promoting sustainable energy policies, technologies and solutions in the Arab region.
40TH IDB ANNIVERSARY & 39TH IDB GROUP ANNUAL MEETING
Sunday, 22 June, 2014
The 39th Annual Meeting of the Islamic Development Bank Group will take place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from 24 to 28 Sha’baan 1435H (22 – 26 June 2014) under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and will coincide, this year, with the celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the Bank.
ITC TRAINING COURSE ON SME TRADE PROMOTION DRAWS INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS
Saturday,23 August , 2014
Some 30 mid-level executives and senior officials from 15 countries have gained useful knowledge on the techniques of trade promotion to spur economic development following a five-day course organized by the International Trade Centre (ITC).
“LAND GRABS” AND RESPONSIBLE AGRICULTURAL INVESTMENT IN AFRICA
Tuesday, 5 August , 2014
Timothy A. Wise wrote the following piece for Triple Crisis Blog on land grabs in Africa in the context of the negotiations in Rome on "responsible agriculture investment" and President Obama's summit for African leaders, both of which begin today. The research is part of Wise's project on a Rights-Based Approach to the Global Food Crisis.