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November 20, 2019
WASHINGTON—A bipartisan letter signed by members of the U.S. House of Representatives was delivered to U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green this week, urging the agency to complete its procurement reform process in a manner that ensures a fair and substantial proportion of its awards and contracts are awarded to small, U.S.-based not-for-profit organizations, such as credit unions. The letter was composed by Rep. Brad Sherman (D-California).
November 19, 2019
MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON – World Council of Credit Unions and Credit Union National Association (CUNA) are combining efforts to bring together top business and credit union leaders from around the world. Credit union leaders representing over 60 countries will converge in Los Angeles for World Moving: A Joint Credit Union Conference, 19-22 July 2020. The conference provides an unparalleled opportunity to network, learn and discover new ways to bring value to members.
November 12, 2019
BRUSSELS—The European Network of Credit Unions (ENCU) met this week with some key Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to discuss challenges facing credit unions in the European Union (EU)—and some key regulatory items coming up in the Parliament’s new legislative term.
October 24, 2019
MADISON, Wis.—The international credit union movement added more than 14 million members in 2018 to reach a new high of more than 274 million in 118 countries, according to World Council of Credit Unions’ newly released 2018 Statistical Report.
October 22, 2019
MADISON, Wis.—World Council of Credit Unions’ Credit for Agriculture Producers (CAP) Project team joined a group of key partners for meetings with European Union (EU) officials to ensure Ukrainian credit unions are exempt from certain EU directives.
October 16, 2019
MADISON, Wis.—World Council of Credit Unions and Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Wednesday called on House and Senate appropriators to increase funding for the USAID's Cooperative Development Program (CDP) to $17 million, up from the previous year’s $12 million.
October 10, 2019
MADISON, Wis—State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU), based in Raleigh, North Carolina, made an overwhelming donation of $125,000 to Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions to support Project Storm Break—exceeding expectations for the disaster relief fund helping credit unions in The Bahamas recover from of Hurricane Dorian.
October 10, 2019
MADISON, Wis.—World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) will spotlight International Credit Union Day 2019 on Thursday, October 17 with a truly global celebration of the 71st anniversary—featuring a daylong social media promotion of ICU Day activities and events spanning multiple continents.
October 03, 2019
MADISON, Wis.—Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, the charitable arm of World Council of Credit Unions, is distributing Project Storm Break funds to help two credit unions in The Bahamas repair infrastructure and replace equipment damaged by Hurricane Dorian.