Costa Rica hosts the XXI Regional Conference of Cooperatives of the Americas and the Continental Congress of Cooperative Law

12 Jul 2019

The International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) in Costa Rica together with the Cooperatives of the Americas invites cooperatives from around the region to take part in their XXI Regional Conference of the Americas Cooperatives and the  Continental Congress of Cooperative Law, from 18 to 20 November and from 20 to 22 November, respectively. Both events will be held in San José, Costa Rica.

Addressing “Cooperatives economic actors with social and sustainable impact”, the XXI Regional Conference will host more than 20 meetings, workshops and keynote speeches on change, impact, sustainability and political impact of the cooperative sector.

The gathering will give cooperative actors an opportunity to exchange good practices and learn about the different models of production and consumption of goods and services and how the cooperative sector can be consolidated as a catalyst model for social, economic and environmental development. 

Bringing together over 1,000 global attendees from the economic and social world, the event also aims to inspire leadership for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030 agenda.

The Continental Congress of Cooperative Law in its 2019 edition will be organized at the Costa Rican Bar Association and represents a historical milestone for the region to reaffirm the priorities of advocacy and political dialogue with its national governments and International organizations.

The Congress continues the line of the previous Continental Congresses that made important contributions to the progress of the legislation and to the development of Cooperative Law studies in the American Continent. The call being directed only to layers, professors, magistrates and official or public bodies related with the cooperative work.

Find more information about both events, registration and respective programs here

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