Sydney, Australia – The world’s largest global premier event 10. World Chamber Congress, held every two years on a different continent, this year in Sydney brings together over 1200 delegates from more than 100 countries around the world. At the three-day congress, the most influential business leaders will point out a strategy for global performance for 2018-2020.

On the invitation of the organizers, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the World Chamber Federation (WCF), the President of the MCC, Ms. Danela Arsovska is a panelist and moderator of the session dedicated to the Infrastructure, thus the Republic of Macedonia for the first time in 20 years since the beginning of the the congress chairs the thematic session of this world event.

Arsovska opened the session with a case study and discussed infrastructure investment needs together with Mr. Brer Adams – CEO, Global Infrastructure Hub, Mr. Yassin Al Suroor – Chairman, ICC Saudi Arabia; Executive Board Member of ICC & WCF G20 Representative; Chairman, A’amal Group, Mr. Michel Kerf – Country Director, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands, East Asia and Pacific, The World Bank and Mr. Gary Toebben – President and CEO, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce.

Functional infrastructure is indispensable for economic and social development, both developed and developing countries. It is important to have a global perspective on infrastructure investment needs and to understand the economic and demographic challenges that we face in the 21st century. Therefore, the new system for supporting international infrastructure as a platform provides countries an example of the preparation of large infrastructure projects. The Republic of Macedonia, which has excellent strategic geographical location, has the potential for rapid economic development thrоugh investing in modern infrastructure, “said Arsovska.

The session emphasized that businesses rely on modern infrastructure to remain competitive, while society depends on high quality infrastructure to ensure equal opportunity, social mobility and access to health services, food, fuel, education and other basic needs. The World Chamber of Commerce is discussing the most important economic topics, focusing on investments in infrastructure, the impact of conflicts and terrorism on the economy, and the best ways to provide access to finance globally this year.