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January 16, 2019

Basel Committee Adopts World Council-Advocated Simplified Approach for Market Risk

BASEL—The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (Basel Committee) on January 14th finalized amendments to the Basel III market risk framework which introduce a simplified approach supported by World Council of Credit Unions (World Council) that will help limit regulatory burdens on credit unions and other community-based depository institutions.

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January 14, 2019

Nominations Open for World Council’s 2019 Distinguished Service Award

MADISON, Wis. — Nominations are open for the World Council of Credit Unions 2019 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 2019 World Credit Union Conference, July 28-31, 2019, in the Bahamas. 

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Irish/U.S. Credit Union Exchange Program

Join the Worldwide Foundation in connecting U.S. and Irish credit unions as they collectively tackle issues facing credit union systems worldwide!

In partnership with the Irish Credit Union League, the U.S.-Irish Exchange Program will offer U.S. and Irish credit unions an opportunity to engage in strategic discussions during visits to each country as they collectively map out solutions to issues affecting their systems.

The exchange will work toward:

  • Mutually beneficial exchange of information concerning, but not limited to the operations, marketing, and promotion of credit unions;
  • Development and exchange of best practices for credit unions to improve and expand service to members;
  • Innovation and member service technology,
  • Promotion and growth of credit unions for members, the general public, the media and governmental bodies and officials.
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January 08, 2019

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, 2019. Scholarship awards and the WYCUP program will take place at the 2019 World Credit Union Conference (WCUC), July 28-31, 2019, in the Bahamas. The WYCUP program, as part of the Diversity & Inclusion conference track, is dedicated to advancing young leaders worldwide and leverages opportunities presented by the WCUC to promote professional development throughout the conference week. Up to five recipients will be awarded WYCUP scholarships for an all-expense-paid trip to the 2020 World Credit Union Conference.

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Events

28 - 31 July 2019

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, CEOs, 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 excellent team-building environments that will foster, facilitate and grow decision making.

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Advocacy

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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Worldwide Foundation

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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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