International Commercial Dispute Prevention and Settlement Organization (ICDPASO) , a non-governmental international organization, was established on October 15, 2020. Supported and initiated by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, ICDPASO was set up by China Chamber of International Commerce, along with commercial associations, legal service agencies, universities and think tanks across the world. The purpose of ICDPASO is to provide international, professional and convenient public legal services for the global business community, promote a safer and law-based global business environment, and advance the construction of a fair and reasonable international economic order.
ICDPASO currently consists of 51 members around the world, covering over 100 countries and regions in Asia, Europe, Africa, North and South America. According to the Charter, the business scope of ICDPASO contains services of international commercial dispute prevention including risk pre-warning, legal identification, due diligence, compliance management and building, data analysis and application, etc.; Services of international commercial dispute settlement including mediation, arbitration, etc.; International legal personnel training, international conferences and high-end forums organizing, international exchanges and cooperation, policy research and journal editing, and other related services.
At present, ICDPASO has received great attention and support from international organizations including the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) ,etc.. In the future, rules making and practices implementation will be carried out between ICDPASO and international organizations to promote the construction of a more accomplished international rule of law governance system.
On 7 September 2022, ICDPASO opened its first representative office in Xiamen, providing enterprises in Xiamen City, Fujian Province and the Southeast coastal regions for their cross-border operations with a full chain of commercial legal services, including "prevention beforehand, management and control and settlement afterward", and promoting the development of Maritime Silk Road Central Legal District into a modern and innovative platform for the rule of law with international influence and world reputation.