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Germany G20 Leaders July 2017

Germany G20 Leaders July 2017

How Can We Reverse the Diminishing Trust Between Global Leaders and the Citizens They Represent?Mr. Yves Leterme, Former Prime Minister of Belgium and Captain Samuel Salloum, GCEL Co-Chairman, discuss the requisites needed to launch the real digital economy, and how digital innovation ought to focus on the sector that provides the most benefit to the world, the USD 140 trillion B2B marketplace.

G7 Taormina May 2017

G7 Taormina May 2017

In Today’s Digital Era, Can New Technology Deliver Inclusive Economic Growth?Mr. Daniel Funes De Rioja, 2018 Argentina B20 Chairman, discusses the root cause of diminishing trust between policy-makers and citizens, and the need for GCEL’s Implementable Policy Formula (IPF) to deliver the Digital Economy tools demanded by the world citizens.

G20 The Voice of UK Business May 2017

G20 The Voice of UK Business May 2017

Harnessing the potential of the Digital EconomyMs. Gabriela Ramos, Special Counsellor to the Secretary General and OECD Sherpa, and GCEL’s Co-Chairman, Captain Samuel Salloum, highlight the actions being taken by the G20 and the OECD to embrace the digital era as a long term endeavor, and how the technology industry can harness the Digital Economy towards achieving sustainable economic growth.

G7 Beyond 2016 A Business Diplomacy Global Briefing Report May 2016

G7 Beyond 2016 A Business Diplomacy Global Briefing Report May 2016

Information is the Currency of the Future—We must secure it!The Digital Economy is now at the top of the world leaders’ economic agenda. Recognizing that the nucleus of the Digital Economy is “Information,” it is imperative we keep it secure.

G20 Magazine China September 2016

G20 Magazine China September 2016

GCEL: The E-Hub of the World Is a MustToday we live in the 21st century technology era. The big question we should be asking is: What can technology do today to help rebuild our global economy?

G20 Magazine China The Hangzhou Summit September 2016

G20 Magazine China The Hangzhou Summit September 2016

What Is the Role of Today’s e-Commerce Platform to Achieve Real Economic Integration?Merza Hasan, Ph.D., Dean of Executive Board and Executive Director at the World Bank Group answers this important question. The role e-Commerce can play to integrate the real economy is enormous; however, we are not there yet. The job is only partially done.The Power of De-RiskingCaptain Samuel Salloum, Co-Chairman – Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics (GCEL) posits that the key to real economic integration is the necessity to de-risk business transactions.

G20 2015 Magazine - November 16, 2015

G20 Magazine: Turkey: The Antalya Summit – November 2015

Changing the Pattern: Political Leaders Are Facing Further Diminishing Trust from the Very Citizens They Represent.In the present era the famous quote has now changed; “Ask not what the global economy can do for you, ask what you can do for the global economy.”

G20 Magazine: Business and Leaders Summit – November 2015

B20 Recommendations Necessitate Digital Economy For a prosperous tomorrow, the Digital Economy is a focal point for B20 recommendations to world leaders.The View by National Business Associations of the G20 Nations Case StudyNational Business Associations conduct G20 Nations Case Study as first step to empower the Digital Economy.

G7 2015 Official Publication - July 15, 2015

G7: Beyond 2015 – July 2015

SMEs Are the Main Foundation of Our Real Global Economy. The custodians of the world economy agree that the main foundation to achieve sustained global economic growth is by empowering SMEs. Information Technology is the conduit to achieve real economic integration in the 21st century era.

MOU between China’s Top 500 Foreign Trade Enterprises Club and GCEL
Innovation to achieve greater efficiency is a must for China to accelerate expansion to mid- and high- value products and increase its competitiveness signified through MOU between China’s Top 500 Foreign Trade Enterprises Club and GCEL.
MOU between ACCI and GCEL
The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and GCEL executed a landmark MOU towards solidifying Australia’s leadership in empowering the Digital Economy through the HumaWealth Program, sparking a new level of trade efficiency generating thousands of new jobs.
India releases National Trade Efficiency Assessment with GCEL
India, Silicon Valley of the East, releases National Trade Efficiency Assessment with GCEL, triggering digital innovation to drive new USD 6 trillion service market opportunity worldwide.
G20 2014 Magazine - November 16, 2014

G20 Magazine: The Australian Summit, Brisbane – November 2014

Real World Transformation Is Imminent: It Is About Our Prosperity, Jobs and Peace.

Digital Economy is the key to our future. G20 countries’ leading private and public organizations embrace digital trade innovation through the HumaWealth Program.

G20 2014 Official Publication - November 15, 2014

G20 Australia 2014: Queensland, The Economic Powerhouse – November 2014

Human Wealth Must Be Our Priority Efficient and secure trade is the solution to boost the Real Economy. Trade Innovation is made possible through the HumaWealth Program, which transforms our world from today’s inefficiency to an efficient and resilient tomorrow in 5 Steps.

Witnessed By Malaysia’s Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohamed Najib, The Largest Project Announced At The 9th World Islamic Economic Forum In London Aims To Transform 57 OIC Countries To A New Digital Era Projecting $1.2 Trillion Global Trade Increase
The World Islamic Economic Forum announce the landmark MOU between the GCEL and the Islamic Center for Development of Trade (ICDT), a subsidiary of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).
The 9th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Announces the HumaWealth Program Delivering a Decrease in Annual Trade Cost by Up To USD 75 Billion in OIC Countries and USD 700 Billion Around the World
GCEL and ICDT strike a deal to improve the efficiency and security of global trade through its Digital Economy Platform, which hopes to reduce the annual trade cost by USD 75 billion in OIC Countries and by USD 700 billion globally, increasing global trade by USD 1.2 trillion and creating 100 million jobs.
Entrusted By More Than 150 Countries, The Association Of Development Financing Institutions In Asia and The Pacific (ADFIAP) Triggers An Equal Opportunity Process For the E-Hub Of the Word To Empower Digital Economy
Entrusted by more than 150 Countries, the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP) triggers an equal opportunity process for the E-Hub of the World to empower Digital Economy.
GCEL Asia Advisory Board Led by Former ASEAN Secretary General Advocate Empowering the Digital Economy in Asia and the World
GCEL’s Asia Advisory Board, led by former ASEAN Secretary-General, advocate empowering the Digital Economy in Asia and the world.
Entrusted to Advance Economic Integration and Trade Efficiency between the 57 Islamic Countries the ICDT Executes a Strategic Agreement with GCEL to Expedite and Enhance the Success of Its Mission
Entrusted to advance economic integration and trade efficiency between the 57 Islamic Countries, the ICDT executes a strategic agreement with GCEL to expedite and enhance the success of its mission.
cn-info-Executive Secretary General of China-ASEAN Business Council Joins GCEL as Advisory Board Member to Accelerate the Goals of the Asia-Pacific 16-Nation RCEP
Executive Secretary-General of China-ASEAN Business Council joins GCEL as Advisory Board Member to accelerate the goals of the Asia-Pacific 16-Nation RCEP.
Executive Secretary General of China-ASEAN Business Council Joins GCEL as Advisory Board Member to Accelerate the Goals of the Asia-Pacific 16-Nation RCEP
Executive Secretary-General of China-ASEAN Business Council joins GCEL as Advisory Board Member to accelerate the goals of the Asia-Pacific 16-Nation RCEP.
GCEL Delegation Led By Former APEC Executive Director Presents How OIC Countries Can Save Up To $75 Billion Annually On Their Trade Cost And Achieve Full Economic Integration
GCEL Delegation, led by former APEC Executive Director, presents how OIC countries can save up to $75 billion annually on their trade cost and achieve full economic integration.
GCEL declares wars on poverty, carbon footprint and time in critical moments of disaster at United Nations Doha Climate Change Talks
GCEL declares wars on poverty, carbon footprint, and time in critical moments of disaster at United Nations Doha Climate Change Talks.
The Daily Star, Lebanon - October 15, 2012

The Daily Star, Lebanon – October 15, 2012

On Line Platform Aims To Slash World Trade Costs The Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics says its online platform can bring about billions of dollars in savings in trade and logistics

The Daily Star, Lebanon - September 12, 2012

The Daily Star, Lebanon – September 12, 2012

Lebanon Could Cut Trade Costs by USD 1 billion If Logistics Enhanced HumaWealth solves the problem of a highly inefficient logistics industry through open platform technology that delivers significant improvement in trade logistics efficiency.

Al Diyar, Lebanon - September 12, 2012

Al Diyar, Lebanon – September 12, 2012

Lebanon Strategizes To Reduce Trade Cost With The Help Of GCEL

Al Anwar, Lebanon - September 12, 2012

Al Anwar, Lebanon – September 12, 2012

M.P Safadi: “We Are Committed To The Application Of Financial Transparency Laws”

Al Balad, Lebanon - September 12, 2012

Al Balad, Lebanon – September 12, 2012

Promoting Awareness About HumaWealth Program In Lebanon

Al Joumhouriya, Lebanon - September 12, 2012

Al Joumhouriya, Lebanon – September 12, 2012

Lebanon Participates In A Conference For The Reduction Of Trade Costs

Al Liwaa, Lebanon - September 12, 2012

Al Liwaa, Lebanon – September 12, 2012

A Conference On Reducing Global Trade Exchange Costs M.P Safadi: “We Are Committed To The Application Of Financial Transparency Laws”

El Shark, Lebanon - September 12, 2012

El Shark, Lebanon – September 12, 2012 (Arabic)

The Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics Supports Lebanon in Saving USD 1 billion in Import and Export Expenses

Al Iktisadi - September 12, 2012

Al Iktisadi – September 12, 2012 (Arabic)

Lebanon Participates In A Conference To Promote Awareness About The Humawealth Program

Al Iktisadi - September 5, 2012

Al Iktisadi – September 5, 2012 (Arabic)

Reduce USD 1 billion in Export and Import Cost by the Year 2020

Al Iktissad Wal Aamal - September-October 2012Al Iktissad Wal Aamal – September 15, 2012 (Arabic) The Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics: A Swiss Initiative to Counteract the Effects of the Global Economic Crisis.
Lebanon and Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics set the foundation to reduce Lebanon's annual trade costs by $1bn and the Levant by $4.5bn
Lebanon and Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics set the foundation to reduce Lebanon’s annual trade costs by $1bn and the Levant by $4.5bn.
G20 Member India And Gcel Trigger First Steps In A Global Initiative To Empower The Digital Economy And Reduce Worldwide Annual Trade Costs By Usd 700 Billion
G20 Member India and GCEL trigger first Steps in a global Initiative to empower the Digital Economy and reduce worldwide annual trade costs by USD 700 billion.
The African Union Commission Signs a Partnership MOU with GCEL to Enhance Trade Efficiency in Africa
Negotiations are underway to launch GCEL Global Initiative in North Africa reducing MEA region costs by USD 356 billion.
Al Khaleej - March 21, 2012Al Khaleej – March 21, 2012 (Arabic) Along the Sidelines of Meeting with the Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics, Dubai Economic Council Discusses the Role of the Logistics Assemblies in the Development of the Transportation Sector
 Dubai Economic Council - March 21, 2012

Dubai Economic Council – March 21, 2012

DEC Receives HumaWealth Delegation HumaWealth initiative praised for ability to add to the growth of Dubai an the region

 Dubai Economic Council Ar - March 21, 2012

Dubai Economic Council – March 21, 2012 (Arabic)

Cooperation between DEC and the Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics

 24/7 Emirates - March 20, 2012

Emirates 24/7 – March 20, 2012

Dubai Could Grow up to 5%: Hamli Logistics, Trade, and Retail Will Be Key DriversDubai welcomed GCEL delegation as logistics in the UAE embraced new concepts based on best practices worldwide.

Al Riyad, KSA - January 10, 2012

Al Riyad, KSA – January 10, 2012 (Arabic)

Saudi Business Sector Receives Invitation to Participate in GCEL’s HumaWealth Program

Al Iktissadiya - January 9, 2012

Al Iktissadiya – January 9, 2012(Arabic)

The Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics invites Saudi Business Sectors to Join Its HumaWealth Program

G20 Country Turkey Confirms Support to GCEL's HumaWealth Program and the Benefits it Brings to the World
G20 Country Turkey Confirms Support to GCEL’s HumaWealth Program and the Benefits it Brings to the World.
National University of Singapore Becomes Founding Member of GCEL's Global Academic Subcommittee
The National University of Singapore (NUS) is first among worldwide universities to lead research and innovation on GCEL’s digital trade platform. GCEL and NUS join forces to launch Academic Subcommittee.
Organization Of American States Signs MOU to Implement HumaWealth Program in the Americas
The Organization of American States and GCEL sign a Cooperation Agreement that seeks to jointly contribute to facilitate the participation of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in global trade.
GCEL and the League of Arab States Sign a Memorandum of Understanding to Implement the HumaWealth Program
The League of Arab States (LAS) sign a Memorandum of Understanding with GCEL to implement in the region a digital trade platform called HumaWealth Program.
Malaysia's Technology Arm, MDeC Signs a Historic Partnership with GCEL to Launch Asia's Benchmark Trade Lane
Malaysia’s technology arm, Multimedia Development Corp (MDeC) signs a historic partnership with GCEL to launch the HumaWealth Asia Benchmark Trade Lane.
Malaysia's Technology Arm, MDeC Signs a Historic Partnership with GCEL to Launch Asia's Benchmark Trade Lane
Multimedia Development Corp (MDeC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with GCEL to develop Malaysia”s e-commerce landscape by connecting the businesses to global markets.
Egyptian's Businessmen's Association En - April 19, 2011

Egyptian’s Businessmen’s Association En – April 19, 2011

The Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics: The HumaWealth Program Driving SME Prosperity around the World HumaWealth tackles the core business problems facing SMEs through its digital business tools, ones powered by real-time information.

Egyptian's Businessmen's Association Ar - April 19, 2011

Egyptian Businessmen’s Association – April 19, 2011 (Arabic)

The Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics: The HumaWealth Program Driving SME Prosperity around the World HumaWealth tackles the core business problems facing SMEs through its digital business tools, ones powered by real-time information.

ADFIAP News - February 25, 2011

ADFIAP News – February 25, 2011

ADFIAP, GCEL to Organize SME Prosperity and Finance Seminar. ADFIAP and GCEL’s joint publication “Tools and Roadmap for SME Prosperity in the 21st Century” will be released during the 34th ADFIAP Annual Meeting.

ADFIAP News - January 13, 2011

ADFIAP News – January 13, 2011

ADFIAP Welcomes GCEL’s HumaWealth ProgramGCEL’s HumaWealth Program aims to deliver tools, among others, to reduce the cost of trade; increase the buying power of emerging economies; offer market opportunities for the finance, insurance, and technology industries; and assist SMEs access financing and support mechanisms

BCM Institute - October 29, 2010BCM Institute – October 29, 2010 Business Resiliency Beyond Effective Trade GCEL urges organizations to look into adopting business continuity and disaster recovery plan to ensure business resiliency
Enterprise Innovation - October 23, 2010

Enterprise Innovation – October 23, 2010

HumaWealth Program to Position ASEAN as Global Leader in Trade Efficiency ASEAN HumaWealth Program unveiled at 2010 ASEAN Business and Investment Summit

Utusan Malaysia Newspaper - October 13, 2010

Utusan Malaysia Newspaper – October 13, 2010

GCEL Assist Malaysia to Reduce Cost HumaWealth Program provides Malaysian businesses the use of a 21st century facility.

Malaysian Leaders Embrace GCEL's HumaWealth Program
GCEL can help Malaysia save USD 8.9 billion annually in trade costs by helping change the country’s inefficient logistics industry as Malaysian leaders embrace GCEL’s HumaWealth Program.
Indonesian Central Bank Endorses HumaWealth Program at Jakarta Awareness Event
G20 member Indonesia welcomes GCEL Initiative for its economy and $5 trillion market opportunity for financial institutions as an MOU is signed between GCEL and KADIN to deploy Soft Infrastructure between Indonesia and its trading partners.
GCEL Welcomes the United Nations Capital Development Fund as a Member and appoints OECD Committee Chair as Secretary General
GCEL welcomes the United Nations Capital Development Fund as a GCEL member and appoints OECD Committee Chair Dr. Mark Drabenstott as Secretary-General.
Asia Today - August-September 2009Asia Today International – August/September 2009 Integrating the Global Supply chain GCEL has co-opted a number of IT majors to help develop an integrated portal for the global logistics industry and associated suppliers that could cut the landed import and export cost of traded goods by up to 50%. The venture will involve public/private partnerships of Governments and key players in logistics, technology, finance, and insurance.
Bisnis Indonesia - July 25, 2009

Bisnis Indonesia – July 25, 2009 (Indonesian)

Economic Cooperation Kadin Indonesia Chairman Representative for Trade and Distribution exchanged MOU with GCEL Co-Chairman to support Expansion of the Economy

Investor Daily, Indonesia - July 25, 2009

Investor Daily, Indonesia – July 25, 2009 (Indonesian)

KADIN Cooperates with GCEL The execution of MOU between KADIN and GCEL will provide a regional initiative to reduce cost of trade in Asia.

G20 Indonesia's National Chamber of Commerce Signs Benchmark MOU with GCEL
G20 member Indonesia’s National Chamber of Commerce and Industry signs benchmark MOU with GCEL.
AME Info - January 19, 2009

AME Info – January 19, 2009 (Arabic)

The Global Financial Crisis Offers an Economic Growth Opportunity in the Middle East and Africa

Arabian Business, UAE - April 1, 2009

Arabian Business, UAE – April 1, 2009 (Arabic)

Samuel Salloum: “How Do We Save the World in 18 Months?”

Kuwait News Agency - March 17, 2009

Kuwait News Agency – March 17, 2009

Kuwait Summit Backing to EU-MENA Partnership Key to Economic Recovery There is an increasing desire for a European trade partnership with the MENA, to be forged under new “criteria to build the purchasing power of Europe’s neighbors.” This tangible global economic program, which was announced by the GCEL delegation, aims to expand global markets through building purchasing power in the emerging countries.

Jordan Times - February 10, 2009

Jordan Times – February 10, 2009

GCEL to Launch HumaWealth Program in Amman GCEL will bridge continents and stimulate economies through its program by providing the “Soft Infrastructure” that will lead to outside investment in the region, especially by building physical infrastructures in the Middle East and North Africa.

Al Rai, Jordan - February 7, 2009

Al Rai, Jordan – February 7, 2009 (Arabic)

The Global Financial Crisis…Jordan is first, Regionally and Globally

Arabian Supply - February 2, 2009

Arabian Supply Chain – February 2, 2009

Global Coalition Plans To Tackle The Rising Costs Of Logistics GCEL will launch its cost-cutting HumaWealth Program. This initiative could save the MENA economies as much as USD 115 billion by helping to change the way logistics is managed.

Global, Kuwait - February 1, 2009

Global Magazine, Kuwait – February 1, 2009 (Arabic)

Samuel Salloum to Global: “We Offer the World USD 691 Billion Annually.”

Jordan to Host GCEL Meeting

Jordan will host a meeting with GCEL, where participants will look into ways to overcome the consequences of the Global Financial Crisis.

Global Financial Crisis Provides Opportunity for Economic Growth in the MEA Region
Global Financial Crisis provides opportunity for economic growth in the MEA region. GCEL announces the launch of “Humawealth” in Jordan.
Al Qabas, Kuwait- January 20, 2009

Al Qabas, Kuwait- January 20, 2009 (Arabic)

The Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics Launches the HumaWealth Program in March

Al Watan Daily - January 19, 2009

Al Watan Daily – January 19, 2009

MENA Region Identified as a High Potential Economic Partner for Developed CountriesThe Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics introduced its HumaWealth program to connect the strengths of world community.

Al Watan, Kuwait - January 28, 2009

Al Watan, Kuwait – January 19, 2009 (Arabic)

The Negative Effects of the Global Financial Crisis on the Transportation Sector Identified

Al-Roia, Kuwait - January 28, 2009

Al-Roia, Kuwait – January 19, 2009 (Arabic)

The Global Financial Crisis Offers an Economic Growth Opportunity in the Middle East

 

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