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WOCCU Members Visit Key International Standards Setting Bodies to Advance Financial Inclusion

World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), together with representatives from Australia, Canada, Poland, and the United States, made a recent sweep through three countries to visit with key International Standard Setting Bodies.

WOCCU and ENCU Advocate for Support of Credit Unions in Brussels

The European Network of Credit Unions (ENCU) together with World Council of Credit Unions met this week with key representatives of the European Union (EU) and select Members of the EU Parliament (MEPs) on the EU Payment Package and other regulatory items pending this legislative term.

WOCCU Addresses United Nations’ Group to Strengthen Credit Unions’ Role in Financial Inclusion

WOCCU Senior V.P. of International Advocacy Andrew Price outlined the various ways credit unions play a key role in growing financial inclusion for rural and underserved communities at a recent United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) Expert Group Meeting.

World Council of Credit Unions Releases Guide to International Sustainable Finance Regulations

World Council of Credit Unions in March 2023 issued “What Credit Unions Should Know About Sustainable Finance”, a guide to help credit unions understand many of the international standards and emerging regulatory frameworks surrounding climate-related and sustainable finance issues.


The Telegraph is an online digest of the information you must know to ensure your cooperative financial institution remains in compliance with the modern (and future) regulatory environment.