The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC-Georgia) held its 1st Consultative Board Meeting for 2018 at Biltmore Hotel on 26 March 2018. Mr. Fady Asly, Chairman of ICC Georgia welcomed the attendees and made introductory remarks regarding the current state of the Judiciary in the country. H.E. Thea Tsulukiani, Minister of Justice of Georgia overviewed the reforms implemented by the Ministry of Justice and discussed the judiciary reforms. The presentation was followed by an open discussion between the Consultative Board members and ICC Georgia members. During the meeting, the 11th edition of “ICCOMMERCE” magazine was released.
The ICC Consultative Board is the only body of its kind in Georgia, consisting of ten ambassadors, the Heads of three major international financial institutions, and the Heads of two major international organizations. The issues raised during the Board Meeting are subsequently advocated to the government through a multi-pronged approach by the ICC stakeholders to affect positive changes in the business and investment climate.
ICC Georgia is the largest and most vocal global Business Association in the country; it includes over 350 corporate and youth members and 28 business associations. The International Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organization in the world that includes over 6.5 million businesses and chambers of commerce. ICC consults regularly at the global level with the G8, G20, the World Bank, WTO, WCO and the UN.