During the XXII General Assembly of ASCAME, held the 2nd of June 2012 in Istanbul (Turkey) it was ratified by unanimity and after proposal of the Executive Committee, the renewal of the working commissions.
The new commissions are of the CCI of Mersin which will chair the Logistics and Transportation Commission, and the CCI of Piraeus which will chair the Industry Commission. Finally, the Federation of Egyptian Chambers will chair the Culture and Intellectual Property Commission.
ASCAME is an Organization with a potential membership of 500 Chambers of Commerce, and other associated entities, from the 23 countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea.
ASCAME was created with the primary goal of furthering economic cooperation throughout the Mediterranean region, showing a strategic vision of North-South cooperation and integration. This vision was confirmed by the establishment of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership in 1995 and is validated today by the Union for the Mediterranean.
For more information about ASCME, check www.ascame.org