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Big Turnout on Capitol Hill Raises Alarm on NAFTA Talks (10/18/2017) - Last week, as the fourth round of talks between the United States, Canada and Mexico on the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement unfolded, USCIB joined many of its members and other associations in flooding Congressional offices on Capitol Hill, raising serious concern over the direction of talks. Mulligan Talks NAFTA at CSI Summit (10/18/2017) - USCIB Senior Vice President for Public Affairs Rob Mulligan spoke at a Coalition of Services Industries (CSI) summit earlier this week on USCIB’s North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) priorities. USCIB Huddles with US Mission in Geneva (10/16/2017) - On the margins of the UN Conference on Trade and development UNCTAD meetings in Geneva, USCIB Vice President for Trade Services Shaun Donnelly went to the U.S. Mission (i.e. the multilateral US Embassy) to UN agencies for a morning of meetings on October 12.
Thevenin Joins USCIB as General Counsel (10/11/2017) - Nancy M. Thevenin has joined the United States Council for International Business (USCIB), which represents America’s leading global companies, as general counsel.
Following last year’s inaugural success of the first Business at OECD Forum on Health and Well-being, we are pleased to announce our next This e...October 27 at OECD Conference Centre
The ILO is now seeking input on the Global Business Network on Forced Labour and Human Trafficking. The goals of the Network will include: knowledge s...October 27 at Burbank, CA
USCIB in the News: Bloomberg Covers USCIB Work on Labor (8/11/2017) - As the White House continues to discuss appropriations, the union umbrella group AFL-CIO, in partnership with USCIB, is targeting the Senate in search of a bipartisan group of lawmakers to champion the Department of Labor's (DOL) Bureau of International Labor Affairs, as reported by Bloomberg BNA.
Positions and Statements
USCIB Supports an EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework (9/18/2017) - On the occasion of the first joint review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework, USCIB reaffirmed support for the Framework and issued a statement underscoring its importance in ensuring continued robust and reliable transatlantic data flows, which have proved vital for healthy U.S.-EU commercial relations.
The Big Idea: UN Climate Talks: Why the Private Sector Needs to Be Involved Now (5/1/2015) - UN engagement with the private sector is imperative from both an economic and environmental standpoint. We need to manage and address the risks of climate change, and doing so requires engaging all countries and societal partners. USCIB wants to make sure negotiators do not miss the opportunity to anchor business in climate deliberations. The Big Idea: The UN’s Development Agenda: An Opportunity to Cement Private Sector-Led Growth (9/1/2013) - The United Nations has embarked on an ambitious effort to define forward-looking objectives to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which the UN adopted in 2000 and which set 2015 as a deadline to reach targets toward ending extreme poverty, ensuring universal primary education, curbing the spread of infectious diseases, and attaining a number of […]