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World Credit Union Conference Moves to a Virtual Format for 2021

World Council of Credit Unions’ 2021 World Credit Union Conference, originally set to be held in Glasgow, Scotland from 11-14, July, will now be hosted virtually. The online event will take place from 14-21, July 2021.


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World Credit Union Conference

World Council of Credit Unions heads to Glasgow, Scotland for the 2021 World Credit Union Conference. Co-hosted with Association of British Credit Unions Limited (ABCUL) from 11 - 14 July 2021.

The Global Classroom

The Global Classroom leverages World Council’s role as a bridge between financial cooperatives around the world, connecting leading organizations with global colleagues seeking new ideas for improving and expanding financial services in their communities.

Global Women's Leadership Network

There is a decisive moment, a tipping point, when activism and leadership stirs enough momentum for a new reality. World Council’s Global Women’s Leadership Network is disrupting the credit union industry and working with individuals, boards, and world leaders to model and champion the change needed to advance women.

World Council Young Credit Union Professionals Program (WYCUP)

WYCUP is an annual scholarship program designed to promote and engage the next generation of credit union leaders in the international credit union movement.

Online Learning Opportunities


Learn. Grow. Lead. through eLeadership Academy

The World Council of Credit Unions announces new online learning programs, bolstering educational offerings to its members and the global credit union community through our partnership with eLeadership AcademyTM.

Leverage the benefits of web-based, faculty-led training convenient to your schedule, over an eight-week period, four hours weekly through two eight-week online programs eLEAD and eCOACH. Both consist of blended learning through online reading, videos, self-assessments, webinars, discussion forums and assignments.