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The ICN's mission is to advocate the adoption of superior standards and procedures in competition policy around the world, formulate proposals for procedural and substantive convergence, and seek to facilitate effective international cooperation to the benefit of member agencies, consumers and economies worldwide.

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01novAll DayVirtual EventCartel virtual roundtable discussionTheme: Current challenging issues(All Day: tuesday)


07dec(dec 7)8:00 am09(dec 9)4:00 pmCartel WorkshopTheme: Responding to a Changing World8:00 am - 4:00 pm (9) Auckland Event Organized By: Commerce Commission of New Zealand


01janAll DayVirtual EventUnilateral Conduct - Pharma(All Day: sunday)


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01marAll DayVirtual EventNon-horizontal theories of harm and competition analysis(All Day: wednesday)

01marAll DayAgency Effectiveness Chief/Senior Economist Workshop(All Day: wednesday) Bergen


01aprAll DayVirtual EventUnilateral Conduct – Cooperation(All Day: saturday)

01aprAll DayAdvocacy – Success stories and National Experiences(All Day: saturday)

01aprAll DayVirtual EventMerger - Empirical analysis/evidence on non-horizontal mergers(All Day: saturday)

01aprAll DayVirtual EventCartel - Dawn Raids/Inspections(All Day: saturday)


01mayAll DayVirtual EventMerger - Remedies on non-horizontal mergers(All Day: monday)

01mayAll DayUnilateral Conduct Workshop(All Day: monday) Tokyo

01mayAll DayVirtual EventCartel Virtual WorkshopTheme: Leniency(All Day: monday)


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ICN Working Groups

The Advocacy Working Group aims to improve the effectiveness of ICN members in advocating the dissemination of competition principles and to promote the development of a competition culture.

Competition agency operations is the primary focus of the Agency Effectiveness Working Group.

The Cartel Working Group addresses the challenges of anti-cartel enforcement, including the prevention, detection, investigation and punishment of cartel conduct.

The Merger Working Group promotes the adoption of best practices in the design and operation of merger review regimes.

The Unilateral Conduct Working Group examines the challenges involved in analyzing unilateral conduct of dominant firms and firms with substantial market power.

Training Videos

ICN's Training on Demand

Module 0-1: Introduction to ICN Training on Demand

Module VIII-1: Origins and Aims of Competition Policy

Module VIII-2: Major Characteristics of Competition Policy

Module VIII-3: Developing Countries and Competition