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International Conference for Cooperation Economy

On February 15th, 16th and 17th, 2012 will be held in the city of Barranquilla, the Second International Conference of Solidarity Economy in the Convention Center-Grand Boulevard Hotel Sonesta. The event will feature speakers from renowned national and international economic issues and the solidarity sector in general.

As part of the academic agenda, the event will develop a series of workshops, which will touch on current issues within the sector to the discussion of stakeholders.

The First Social Network for Cooperatives

On the occasion of the launch by the 2012 UN International Year of Cooperatives, Irecoop Tuscany, training agency of cooperative members of Confcooperative, december 19 introduces the first social network platform that will appeal to all the cooperatives to their members , their employees and more generally to those who have interest with respect to the model of cooperative enterprises.

Two board members elected at ICA's General Assembly

The final day of the General Assembly saw the election of two representatives to the International Co-operative Alliance’s board.

Mexican President - a strong co-operative economy is vital for Mexico

Mexican President pledges his support to the co-operative movement and tells the General Assembly that Mexico will actively participate in the International Year

'Co-operatives have the potential to change the status-quo'

Philippe Cousteau tells the ICA General Assembly that the co-operative movement has solutions to the big global issues that will provide the world with hope for the future. 

The environmentalist, journalist & filmmaker Philippe Cousteau today addressed the International Co-operative Alliance General Assembly in Cancun, Mexico with a message that co-operatives hold the answer to many of the big challenges facing the world.

Dame Pauline Green to Chair UN Advisory Group for International Year of Co-operatives

Group of twenty co-operative leaders to provide guidance in achieving goals of Year.

Dame Pauline Green, president of the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA), is to chair the United Nations Advisory Group for the International Year of Co-operatives (IYC). The group will provide guidance, support and assistance to the Coordinating Committee in implementing the mandate and objectives of the IYC.

ICA Press Release - Dame Pauline Green to chair UN Advisory Group

Press Release on announcement that Dame Pauline Green will chair UN Advisory Group for International Year of Co-operatives

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ICA's Coop’Art Competition launched to capture imagination of Creative Young Co-operators

The Coop’Art competition, which invites young people to express themselves co-operatively, is officially launched at the ICA’s General Assembly.

A global artistic competition designed to encourage youth to creatively express their views on co-operative principles was launched today by the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) at their General Assembly.  

A camera, an instrument or a voice is all entrants will need to be able to participate in the competition.

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