The 10th Asia Pacific Cooperative Minister’s Conference will be held from April 18 to 21, 2017 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The theme for the conference is: “Visioning Ahead to 2030: Promoting Stronger Partnerships between Government and Co-operative Stakeholders in realizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).”
We are pleased to present the 2016 Annual Activities Report. 2016 saw us host a few landmark events - The Tagaytay+20 Third Regional Conference on Status of Women in Co-operatives, the First Asia-Pacific Youth Summit in Bali and the 12th Regional Assembly in New Delhi. All these events saw important declarations that as region we are committed to implement.
Dear RBI Governor, Why single out Co-operative Banks?
The Government of India, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken bold and audacious steps to curb the flow of black money and prevent the counterfeiting of notes. The demonetization of Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 notes have been lauded by the public; despite the sudden hardships and serious disruptions caused in their day-to-day lives. Click here to read more.
“Cooperative Business: Mapping Prosperity in Economic Challenge”.
The Universitas Bung Hatta in collaboration with the Department of Cooperative of Padang city and West Sumatra Province organized the 1st International Conference on Cooperative Business and Social Sciences on 25 July 2016, in Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia. The theme of the conference was,“Cooperative Business: Mapping Prosperity in Economic Challenge”.
International Co-operative Alliance signs civil society partnership agreement with European Commission
Brussels March 18th, 2016 - Representatives from the International Co-operative Alliance and the European Commission signed a framework partnership agreement for a global development programme to benefit and advance the co-operative sector worldwide. Click here for more information.