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May 2022

USCIB Maritime Industry & Illicit Supply Chains Roundtable

May 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

USCIB will hold a Maritime Industry & Illicit Supply Chains Roundtable, where USCIB members will lead the Cross-Sector Industry Working Group (CIWG) briefing on the Misuse of Maritime Transport for Counterfeit Trade.  The briefing will be followed by Q&A. Recall: This topic has been included in the USCIB and BIAC agendas and roadmaps for 2022. Please RSVP to Ashley Harrington, aharrington@uscib.org, to receive meeting details. Please feel free to share any questions in advance of the roundtable with me, mgiblin@uscib.org.

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ILO Global Conference on Elimination of Child Labor

May 15 - May 20

The ILO Global Conference on Elimination of Child Labor is a platform bringing together representatives from governments, trade unions, the private sector, civil society regional and international organizations, think tanks, academia, youth and children, to share their experiences, good practices and to push for accelerated further collective actions to eliminate child labor. The last Global Conference took place in Argentina in 2017, where many stakeholders made pledges to end child labor. This year’s Conference will be an opportunity to discuss…

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USCIB Webinar Series: ILO Fundamental Principles and OSH

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The 110th ILO ILC will be held in hybrid format this year, May 27 – June 11, 2022, online and in Geneva. The agenda can be seen here, and will include year-1 of a 2-year standard setting negotiation on apprenticeships, debate over whether to add occupational safety & health (OSH) as a 5th “Fundamental Principle and Right at Work,” and a likely dynamic presentation of a case alleging China’s non-adherence to ILO Convention 111 on workplace discrimination. USCIB will lead…

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USCIB Webinar Series: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Office – OHCHR Report to German G7 Presidency

May 5 @ 12:00 am

Background The Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR) is the leading UN entity on human rights. OHCHR represents the world's commitment to the promotion and protection of the full range of human rights and freedoms set out in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Learn more about the mandate of the OHCHR here.   About the Series This series of webinars aims to orient USCIB Members on the work of the OHCHR generally, and to review two…

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UN Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (STI Forum)

May 5 - May 6

The theme of this year’s STI Forum is Science, technology, and innovation for building back better from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) while advancing the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This theme closely aligns with that of the UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), to be held in July 2022. Please contact Norine Kennedy for more information: nkennedy@uscib.org

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Innovation and Our Common Agenda: Partnering With Business to Turbocharge SDG Action

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Date: May 4, 2022 Time: 9:00 - 10:30 am EST Register for this side event: Zoom registration To register for the STI Forum, follow this link  The UN Secretary General's Report, Our Common Agenda (OCA), sets out 90 proposals for international cooperation and all-of-society engagement to turbo-charge implementation of the 2030 Agenda - USCIB welcomes several important opportunities for private sector engagement action through innovation across a wide range of SDGs that the OCA includes. On the sidelines of the…

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ICC Global Digital Economy Commission Virtual Meeting

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Please see the Save-the-Date notice below from the ICC Digital Economy Commission concerning the Spring 2022 meeting on May 4, 2022, 8:00-11:00 a.m. EDT. ICC will send the agenda and Teams link in the coming week. The meeting will provide an opportunity to take stock of recent international developments and emerging trends in the Commission’s areas of work, as well as to discuss our collective progress on the Commission’s priorities and take decisions on next steps in implementing our plan…

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USCIB Webinar Series: ILO – Supply Chain Discussions

May 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

USCIB Webinar Series: “All You Need to Know About the ILO” Please join USCIB’s Corporate Responsibility & Labor Affairs Committee for a webinar series (April 25, May 3, and May 12, 2022) titled: “All You Need to Know About the ILO.” This series aims to brief USCIB Members on the workings of the ILO, USCIB’s role in it, consequential upcoming ILO procedures, and to gain feedback on USCIB’s strategic priorities for engaging within the only labor-focused UN agency. Brief descriptions…

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April 2022

What Do Clients Want? – Perspectives on Arbitration & ADR from California

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please join us in San Francisco on Thursday, April 28, at 3:00pm PT for the following program: What Do Clients Want? – Perspectives on Arbitration and ADR from California ICC returns to California! Join us for an afternoon program featuring a keynote speech by Claudia Salomon, President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, who will share her perspectives on what steps, tools, and innovations should be considered by various stakeholders to better align arbitration and dispute resolution generally, with…

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USCIB Customs and Trade Facilitation Committee meeting

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

*Save the Date* USCIB will be holding a Customs and Trade Facilitation Committee meeting on Thursday, April 28, from 2:00 PM-3:30 PM ET. Additional information and a draft agenda will be shared closer to the date. If you would like to participate, please register here to receive the meeting invitation. Please reach out with questions, clarifications and/or to discuss further.  

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