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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.

‘Exquisite Co-operative Body’ revealed as the Official Poster for the 2012 International Year of Co-operatives

International Co-operative Alliance Director-General, Charles Gould announces winners of poster competition on the second sitting of the General Assembly.

Collage-No, a co-operative design agency based in Valencia, Spain are the winning designers of the ICA’s IYC Poster Competition and walk away with USD 3500 prize money.

ICA Press Release - IYC Poster Launch

Launch of the IYC Poster at the ICA's General Assembly meeting in Cancun, Mexico

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‘2012 must be the year that the co-operative message goes viral'

Obama Blogger-in-chief Sam Graham-Felson tells ICA General Assembly that the opportunities to spread the message of co-operatives using soclai media are there for the taking.

Sam Graham-Felson, Obama’s Chief Campaigner Blogger today encouraged the global co-operative movement to embrace new technology and to use the launch of the UN’s International Year of Co-operatives to spread the word about co-operatives online.

Ban Ki-moon calls co-operatives a 'unique and invaluable presence in today’s world' in message to International Co-operative Alliance General Assembly

UN Secretary General congratulates the International Co-operative Alliance and co-operative community on sustainable business model that reduces poverty and generates jobs.

In a video message played to an audience of over two thousand delegates attending the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) General Assembly in Cancun, Mexico, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon congratulated the ICA and its members for their contributions to the global common good.

International Co-operative Alliance launches 2012 International Year of Co-operatives

The largest ever gathering of the co-operative movement comes together in Mexico to launch 2012 as the United Nations International Year of Co-operatives

At a time when national economies are faced with high unemployment and financial instability, the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) is launching the UN international year focused on a unique way of doing business—co-operative enterprise.

7th International Microinsurance Conference 2011

 

From 8 to 10 November 2011, the 7th International Microinsurance Conference will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  This event is hosted by the Munich Re Foundation and the Microinsurance Network supported by CnSeg, SUSEP, FIDES, IDB, GIZ/BMZ and Georgia State University’s Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR).

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