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July 15, 2018

2018 World Credit Union Conference Kicks Off in Singapore

SINGAPORE — World Council of Credit Unions welcomed over 1,400 people from 58 countries at the Suntec Convention Center in Singapore, on July 15 for the opening ceremonies of the 2018 World Credit Union Conference.

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Poland Study and Advocacy Visit

Join the Worldwide Foundation as we travel to Poland, 9-14 September 2018 to learn about the credit union system of Poland. Our trip takes you to the heart of Poland where we support the credit union system while celebrating its role in the historical significance of Eastern Europe.

In partnership with the National Association of Co-operative Savings & Credit Unions (NACSCU) and the Cooperative Savings and Credit Union Insurance Society SALTUS, engagement participants will tour NACSCU, visit credit unions Gdansk, Sopot and Warsaw and get an introduction to the Polish credit union model.

For the daily schedule of activities in Poland, click here.

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June 21, 2018

Worldwide Foundation & Illinois Credit Union System Activate Guatemala Relief Fund

MADISON, Wis – The Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, in partnership with the Illinois Credit Union System (Illinois Credit Union League and ICUL Service Corporation), is putting a call out to the movement to aid our Guatemalan peer credit unions, their employees and members to provide immediate disaster relief support.

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April 25, 2018

World Council Urges Increased Private-Sector Input During Anti-Money Laundering Evaluations to Reduce Regulatory Burden

VIENNA — World Council of Credit Unions (World Council) engaged the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) during the FATF’s Private Sector Consultative Forum held April 23-24, 2018 at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna to urge increased engagement with the private sector during evaluations of national anti-money laundering/countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) regulations. The FATF, which is based in Paris, France, is the global standard setting body for AML/CFT rules and conducts periodic “mutual evaluations” of national-level AML/CFT supervision. The FATF’s mutual evaluation of the United States of America’s Bank Secrecy Act regulations and guidance is expected to begin this summer.

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15 - 18 July 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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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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Advance credit unions worldwide through a donation to the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions. Your donation will allow us to CHAMPION the credit union and financial cooperative difference, CONNECT the global credit union community and EQUIP people with access to high quality and affordable financial services.

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