Cooperatives of the Americas (formerly ICA-Americas) represents, supports and links around one hundred entities, including confederations, federations and primary cooperatives in the north, central, south and Caribbean region of the Americas.

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The XXII Regional Conference of Cooperatives of the Americas

The Cooperatives of the Americas will organise its XXII Regional Conference on November 4 and 5, 2021. It will be its first virtual Regional Conference due to COVID-19.


Submitted by zuraidah.hoffman on Fri, 22/05/2020 - 14:33

COOPERAR from Argentina sent out a message to cooperators and the community as a whole to reaffirm that the cooperative model is the answer to the health emergency. The message can be read here. The cooperative shared vital information and news regarding the pandemic and concerning Argentinian cooperatives through their website and social media using #SigamosCooperando.

The Confederation of Cooperatives of Catalonia

Submitted by zuraidah.hoffman on Fri, 22/05/2020 - 14:18

The Confederation of Cooperatives of Catalonia in Spain has implemented a series of measures for cooperatives, including free legal and economic advice, a solidarity contingency fund that offers immediate liquidity and opening of a line of guarantees to access higher funding, and online training sessions. Courier cooperatives distributed health care material to the community, agricultural cooperatives collaborated with local governments to disinfect installations and streets in cities.

National Cooperative Business Association - Cooperative League of the USA

Submitted by zuraidah.hoffman on Fri, 22/05/2020 - 14:12

The National Cooperative Business Association - Cooperative League of the USA (NCBA-CLUSA) reported that cooperatives are eligible to have access to the economic disaster packages passed by the U.S. Congress. The organization is working to ensure cooperatives in all sectors are eligible. Cooperatives in major sectors deemed essential services – including food, agriculture and credit union, are part of this disaster package.

2018 ICA General Assembly

As an appetizer for the V Summit of the Cooperatives in Buenos Aires (Argentina), more than 250 cooperators from 70 different countries worldwide participated in the 2018 ICA General Assembly.

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