28 Mar 2015
The Alliance and the United Nations through COPAC (Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives) jointly appointed equality as the theme for the 2015 International Day of Co-operatives.
The day's slogan is "Choose co-operative, choose equality". An official Alliance declaration and a dedicated media kit will be made public over the month of March. Find out more about the 2015 theme of equality on the International Day of Co-operatives' web page.
The International Day of Co-operatives is celebrated on the first Saturday of July every year, which lands us this year on 4 July 2015. The International Day of Co-operatives' purpose is to increase awareness on co-operatives and promote promote the movement's successes and ideals of international solidarity, economic efficiency, equality, and world peace.
The International Day also aims to to strengthen and extend partnerships between the international co-operative movement and other actors, including governments, at local, national and international levels.
How were previous days celebrated? What were the themes? Browse back through the history of the day: http://ica.coop/en/international-day-co-operatives