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Dame Pauline Green, who stood down as President of the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) in November 2015 after six years at the helm, paid tribute to the part played by the cooperative and mutual insurance sector in the ICA’s striking recent revival. In an interview undertaken with ICMIF's magazine Voice shortly after the ICA Global Conference, she praises the role undertaken by ICMIF...

Manchester, UK, 16 November 2015: Shaun Tarbuck, CEO of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) today congratulated Monique F. Leroux on her election as President of the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA).

At Towards 2020, the International Co-operative Alliance’s (ICA) 2015 Global Conference and General Assembly, taking place in Antalya, Turkey,...

The 2016 International Day of Co-operatives will take place on Saturday 2 July. The slogan for the 2016 International Day is Co-operatives: The power to act for a sustainable future. The slogan was chosen to emphasize the cooperative contribution to the United Nations' Sustainable Development goals, or SDGs. The theme is chosen each year by the Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of...

Representatives from the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) and the European Commission today signed a framework partnership agreement for a global development programme to benefit and advance the cooperative sector worldwide. The signing of the agreement took place in Brussels (Belgium). The picture shows Neven Mimica, European Commissioner for International Cooperation...

Representatives of cooperative businesses call for greater inclusion of the cooperative perspective and for the recognition of their specific business model in the B20’s recommendations to the G20.

Representatives of cooperative businesses participated last week (14 November 2015) in the B20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey, preceding the G20 meetings. They called for greater inclusion of the...

At Towards 2020, the International Co-operative Alliance’s (ICA) 2015 Global Conference and General Assembly, taking place in Antalya, Turkey, members have today elected Monique F. Leroux, as their President for the 2015-2017 term. 

Monique F. Leroux (pictured second from left) is the Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Desjardins Group, the leading co-operative...

The fourth edition of the World Co-operative Monitor, which analyses data from the cooperative sector in 2013 and which highlights the size and importance of the sector across the globe, was launched yesterday (Wednesday 11 November 2015) during the International Co-operative Alliance’s (ICA) Global Conference for 2015.

The World Co-operative Monitor is an initiative promoted by the...

Shaun Tarbuck, Chief Executive of the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF) will be speaking on legal frameworks for cooperatives and mutuals – an area of research that ICMIF is actively involved in – at the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) 2015 Global Conference in Antalya, Turkey, 10-13 November 2015. The theme of the ICA Conference is Towards 2020: What...

The International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) last week announced the retirement of its President, Dame Pauline Green to take effect at the close of the Alliance’s general assembly in Antalya, Turkey, on 13 November 2015.

Dame Pauline Green, the first woman president in the 120-year history of the ICA announced her early retirement on the 26 June at the UK’s Co-operative Congress in...

Under the auspices of the Blueprint for a Co-operative Decade, the International Co-operative Alliance's Principles Committee is leading the drafting of some Guidance Notes – which will be interpretation aids for the Co-operative Principles.

The cooperative principles are guidelines by which cooperatives put their values into practice. The seven Principles are:

Voluntary and open...

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