Country wise chapters of the Global Chamber of Commerce & Industry:

The rules and regulations for chapter formation of the Global Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) are as follows:

The chapter formation process starts with the submission of an application form by the interested parties to the GCCI headquarters. The application form should include the following information:

  1. The name and contact details of the proposed chapter president, senior vice president, vice president, and directors.
  2. The profile and background of the proposed chapter members, including their qualifications, experience, and achievements in the field of international trade and investment.
  3. The vision and mission of the proposed chapter, including its goals, objectives, strategies, and action plans.
  4. The expected benefits and contributions of the chapter to the GCCI and its members, such as enhancing the visibility, credibility, and influence of GCCI in the local market, facilitating business opportunities and partnerships, providing services and support to GCCI members, etc.
  5. The GCCI headquarters will review the application form and conduct a due diligence checks on the proposed chapter members. The GCCI headquarters will also consult with the existing GCCI chapters in the region to ensure that there is no conflict or overlap of interests or activities.
  6. The GCCI headquarters will notify the applicants of the approval or rejection of their application within 30 days. If approved, the applicants will be required to sign a chapter agreement with GCCI, which will specify the rights and duties of both parties, such as the membership fee, the reporting system, the quality standards, etc.
  7. The approved chapter will be officially inaugurated by the GCCI president or his/her representative in a ceremony attended by GCCI members, local authorities, media, and other stakeholders. The chapter will also receive a certificate of recognition and a logo from GCCI.
  8. The chapter will operate under the supervision and guidance of GCCI headquarters. The chapter will report its activities and performance to GCCI headquarters on a regular basis. The chapter will also adhere to the rules and regulations of GCCI, such as the code of conduct, the confidentiality agreement, etc.

Country Board of Global Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI):

The Country Board Formation and relevant Roles and Regulations of Global Chamber of Commerce & Industry (GCCI) are as follows:

The Country Board is the governing body of the GCCI chapter in each country. It consists of 21 members, who are elected by the chapter members for a term of three years. The Country Board has the following composition:

  1. President: The President is the chief executive officer and the spokesperson of the GCCI chapter. He/she is responsible for leading and representing the chapter in all matters, such as setting the vision and direction, overseeing the operations and finances, liaising with GCCI headquarters and other stakeholders, etc.
  2. Senior Vice President: The Senior Vice President is the second-in-command of the GCCI chapter. He/she assists the President in his/her duties and acts as the President in his/her absence or incapacity. He/she also oversees the strategic planning and implementation of the chapter’s activities and programs.
  3. Vice President: The Vice President is the third-in-command of the GCCI chapter. He/she supports the President and the Senior Vice President in their duties and takes charge of specific portfolios or functions, such as membership development, marketing and communication, events and projects, etc.
  4. Directors: The Directors are the members of the Country Board who are responsible for managing and executing various aspects of the chapter’s activities and programs, such as research and analysis, policy advocacy, trade facilitation, education and training, etc. They report to the President, the Senior Vice President, or the Vice President, depending on their assigned portfolios or functions.

The Roles and Regulations of the Country Board are as follows:

  1. The Country Board meets at least once every quarter to review and approve the chapter’s plans, budgets, reports, policies, etc. The Country Board also convenes an annual general meeting (AGM) to present the chapter’s achievements and challenges to the chapter members and to elect or re-elect the Country Board members.
  2. The Country Board members are expected to attend and participate in all Country Board meetings and AGMs, as well as other GCCI events and activities. They are also expected to contribute their time, expertise, resources, and network to the advancement of GCCI’s mission and vision.
  3. The Country Board members are bound by the rules and regulations of GCCI, such as the code of conduct, the confidentiality agreement, etc. They are also accountable to GCCI headquarters for their performance and compliance. They must submit regular reports and updates to GCCI headquarters on their activities and achievements.
  4. The Country Board members must uphold the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, quality, innovation, etc. in their work. They must also promote and protect the reputation and values of GCCI in their interactions with other members, partners, clients, media, etc.