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.
- to show the scope of cooperative movement across the globe and contribute to its further development.
The Forum will include panel and open discussions. We invite foreign experts, cooperative bank representatives and cooperatives to exchange with Kyrgyz authorities on the role of cooperative credit in the country development.
Conference attendees will be representatives of cooperatives from Europe, Canada and Japan, highest authorities of the country, local experts, researchers, credit unions and representatives of business association and international organizations (World Bank, IMF, etc.).