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Join us in one of the world's
largest fintech hubs for the
2018 World Credit Union Conference
in Singapore. 

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February 22, 2018

Skinner, Jervis and Kaufman to Headline 2018 World Credit Union Conference

MADISON, Wis. — World Council of Credit Unions has secured three world-renowned speakers for the 2018 World Credit Union Conference — the premier global event for credit unions —15–18 July, in Singapore. More than 1,600 credit union executives from 60 countries are expected to attend the conference, which will focus on fintech, digital transition, customer journey, and more.

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February 14, 2018

Nominations Open for World Council Young Credit Union Professionals Scholarship

MADISON, Wis. — World Council of Credit Unions seeks nominations from its member organizations for the World Council Young Credit Union Professionals (WYCUP) scholarship program, an international networking and educational opportunity for emerging credit union leaders. Nominations are due May 31, 2018. Scholarship awards and the WYCUP program will take place at the 2018 World Credit Union Conference, July 15-18, 2018, in Singapore. New this year, the Diversity & Inclusion conference track is dedicated to leveraging opportunities to promote professional development for young leaders. Up to five recipients will be awarded WYCUP scholarships for an all-expense-paid trip to the 2019 World Credit Union Conference.

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March 11 - 18, 2018

Field Engagement - Kenya Service

The Worldwide Foundation is now signing up volunteers to travel to Kenya March 11 to 18, 2018

Once there, we will observe how credit unions are both serving small farmers and how they are taking an innovative approach with mobile technology.

We will also engage in volunteer service at the credit union orphanage in Busia. Projects include fence construction, gardening, planting fruit trees, general repair and construction for over 100 orphaned children facing extreme poverty and limited resources. Spend three days working to make improvements for the children of the Busia Compassionate Centre.

To learn more contact Laura Mihm by Phone +1-608-395-2032
or email.

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19-25 July 2018

Deep-Dive Study: Asian Credit Union System

Join World Council CEO Brian Branch and Association of Asian Confederation of Credit Unions CEO, Leni San Roque July 19-25, 2018 for a deep-dive study of the Asian credit union system. Leverage your Singapore experience and connect with us after the World Council Conference in Singapore as we journey to Phuket and Bangkok, Thailand

Immerse in the Asian credit union movement with visits to credit unions in Phuket and Bangkok and briefings by the Credit Union League of Thailand and the Federation of Savings and Credit Cooperatives of Thailand. 

Network and engage with other credit union professionals during an “open forum-style” forward-looking session. 

Participate in a futurist dialog and personal engagement with progressive leaders that are changing lives throughout the region in a meeting of the Global Women’s Leadership Network Sister Society of Thailand.

To learn more, contact Laura Mihm by Phone at +1-608-395-2032 
or email.Email for more information

January 16, 2018

Nominations Open for World Council’s Distinguished Service Award

MADISON, Wis. — Nominations are open for the World Council of Credit Unions 2018 Distinguished Service Award (DSA). The prestigious award honors individuals and organizations that have provided outstanding service to credit union development outside their home country. DSA winners will be presented at the 2018 World Credit Union Conference, July 15-18, 2018, in Singapore.

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Faces of Ukraine

Credit for Agriculture Producers (CAP) Project partner, CU "Kredit Souz" 

CAP project partner, Credit Union "Kredit Souz" makes loans to agribusinesses in Cherkassy oblast possible. CAP supports agricultural credit expansion. Members appreciate ease of doing business with their credit union and the approach to members - borrowers.

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We advocate on behalf of the global cooperative financial movement

Regulatory burden impacts us all.  We advocate protect cooperative financial institution competitiveness to limit regulatory burden globally.

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July 15 - 18, 2018

World CU Conference

The World Credit Union Conference is the premier global event for the credit union industry with the most take-home value. Attendees from around the globe include Board Members, CEO’s, Executive Directors, Senior Management and more. This is the only conference that has a global focus on improving lives through credit unions. We offer top-class educational sessions on key topics, networking opportunities without comparison and an excellent team-building environments that will facilitate and grow decision making.

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