As European finance ministers convened on 4 December to decide on the proposed digital services tax (DST), ICC strongly recommended that any measures being considered be aligned with global efforts to ensure consistency and coherence and to avoid double and over-taxation.
Digital transformations and technologies should be seen as an aid and not a hindrance to fair and efficient tax systems, argued participants at an international tax conference in Munich, Germany
In response to the European Commission’s proposed provisions for cross-border data flows in trade and investment agreements, ICC calls on EU member states to prevent digital protectionism.
ICC has appointed Diego Molano Vega to serve as the Chair and Ambassador for its Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS) initiative.
Recent months have seen governments around the world lay out proposals for taxing the digital economy.
Digital technology has been widely recognised as a vital tool to further sustainable development. But many people around the world still lack basic skills required to reap the benefits of the digital economy.
ICT has been recognised as an underpinning tool to facilitate achievement of the UN SDGs. Yet there is also recognition of the need to equip populations with the necessary digital skills, including literacy, technical and soft skills to meaningfully use and reap the benefits of digital technology.
How business, government, civil society and technical community, showcase the multifold ways in which digital technology can impact gender equality and create opportunities for women to participate more readily in the labour market.
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We are delighted to invite you to the debate "How to Fight Cyber Risk: The role of insurance in building cyber resilience and tackling cybercrime", organized on the 10th of October at the European Parliament from 15:00 to 18:00 in room PHS 1C047, on the occasion of this year’s European Cybersecurity Month.
The approach proposed by the European Commission (EC) would undoubtedly penalise European start-ups and stifle innovation.
Many initiatives have highlighted the ways technology can be leveraged for sustainable economic development. The Internet accounts for a significant and growing portion of global GDP and governments continue to grapple with policy options to ensure benefits are wide-spread and empower local populations. In pursuit of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and [...]