Abierta convocatoria para el Premio Rymel Serrano Uribe 2013

La Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia creó en el 2012 el premio “RYMEL SERRANO URIBE” para reconocer a los educadores, investigadores, emprendedores y estudiantes que contribuyan mediante su trabajo intelectual al desarrollo del cooperativismo, la economía solidaria y sus organizaciones, de manera innovadora con calidad y pertinencia para sus contextos con proyección internacional.

From Jumbo Farm to Jam Factory

The Co-operative Wholesale Society (CWS) celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. This temporary exhibition will explore the early development of the CWS from its origins at a Jumbo Farm tea party to its position as a major manufacturer.

Find out more about the people who helped to create the CWS, the difficulties they faced and their successes. Take part in interactive games and activities as you follow the exhibition through the museum, hold a tea party to learn more about the CWS Preserve Works in Middleton and share your own memories of the CWS.

1st Cooperative Forum “Development of cooperative credit system in Kyrgyzstan”

This will be the first Forum of the Cooperatives Union of Kyrgyzstan and a first event in the country which adresses credit cooperatives issues at the highest level.
The Forum aims to:
- to discuss the project of development of cooperative credit system in Kyrgyzstan as a mean of access to finance.
- to learn from international experience and create a platform for further dialogue.
- to create lively discussion focused on the role, potential, limitations and prospects of credit cooperatives in transitional countries as the Kyrgyz Republic.

Cooperative Business New Zealand 2013 Seminar

Adapting to the Demands of Modern Business: Leading Change in a Cooperative

Each year Cooperative Business New Zealand runs education seminars for co-op and mutual senior executives, members, and current and potential directors.

These seminars are tailored to provide guidance and solutions to challenges and issues that are unique to the cooperative and mutual business model.

Register here:

KOOPERATIBA : Negosyo ng Masa, Negosyong Pambansam Sulong Ekonomiya

COOPERATIVE :Business for the Masses, National Business in Economic Upliftment

The Role of Cooperative in Nation-Building through Uniting all Cooperatives and Awakening the Power of UNITY and COOPERATION in the ARCHIPELAGO to help build better nation through empowered citizenry

Simposio sobre la Gobernanza Cooperativa Internacional

El Simposio sobre Gobernanza Cooperativa Internacional (International Co-operative Governance Symposium), organizado por la universidad Saint Mary’s en Halifax, Nueva Escocia, Canadá, se llevará a cabo del 5 al 7 de septiembre de 2013. El evento se iniciará el 5 de septiembre con una recepción inaugural a las 6:30 pm, pero los siguientes días, el 6 y el 7 de septiembre, prometen ofrecer un estimulante grupo de sesiones que abarcarán diversos desafíos y oportunidades en la gobernanza.

Symposium international sur la gouvernance des coopératives

Les 5, 6 et 7 septembre prochains l’Université Saint Mary’s accueillera à Halifax (N.-É., Canada) un symposium international sur la gouvernance des coopératives. Le symposium commencera par une réception d’ouverture le 5 septembre, à 18 h 30. Les 6 et 7 septembre s’annoncent des plus intéressants avec une série de séances sur des défis et possibilités de la gouvernance.

8th ICA Asia Pacific Regional Research Conference


1. Impact of cooperatives on other forms of business/economic organizations
2. Innovative business practices by cooperatives
3. Cooperative, State and Private Sector linkage/collaboration
4. Cooperative Governance
5. Others: Paper proposals are also welcome on any other area broadly falling under the main themes.

Asia Pacific Co-operative Co-operative Youth Forum

Asia Pacific Co-operative Youth Forum
Rationale and Theme
“Future Challenges for Youth as a Strategic Group for Co-operative Development”

SNCF Co-op Hot Shots 2013

Greetings from Singapore National Co-operative Federation.

Our much awaited Photography Competition -

Co-op Hot Shots went live on 17 June 2013, Monday.

Co-op Hot Shots is in its second year of running, with two categories;
A) Online Fun (judged through online voting) and,
B) Open Print (judged by a panel which includes professional photographers)

The five co-operative based themes for this year's competition are;


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