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March 30, 2020

International Regulators Respond to WOCCU Call for COVID-19 Flexibility

International standard setting bodies concerned with the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the global banking system are all responding with guidance to assist credit unions in providing critical financial services during the crisis. World Council of Credit Unions called for regulatory flexibility early on to help credit unions meet the financial needs of their members during the crisis.

March 17, 2020

WOCCU Launches Online Platform for Challenge 2025

MADISON, Wis.—World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) has launched a new online resource for credit union professionals interested in sharing stories about their digitization efforts and tracking the progress of Challenge 2025: the digitization of the global credit union system.

March 10, 2020

WOCCU Releases 2020 Global Regulatory Update

MADISON, Wis.—An increased focus on digitization will force credit unions and other financial cooperatives to navigate a complicated, intertwined and often inconsistent set of regulations, according to the 2020 Edition of World Council of Credit Unions’ (WOCCU) Global Regulatory Update.

March 05, 2020

GWLN 2020 Scholarship Nominations Open on International Women’s Day

MADISON, Wis.—World Council of Credit Unions’ Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) is calling on the worldwide credit union movement to advocate that “an equal world is an enabled world” by encouraging industry women to apply for a 2020 GWLN Scholarship beginning on International Women’s Day.

February 26, 2020

GWLN Embraces Journey for a New Decade at GAC

MADISON, Wis.—Members and supporters of World Council's Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) embraced the challenge of a new decade and recognized one of the group’s emerging leaders at a Wednesday breakfast celebration held in conjunction with Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington, D.C.

February 24, 2020

GAC Panel Focuses on Globalization of CU Regulation

MADISON, Wis.—What happens at the international regulatory level is increasingly shaping what happens at home.

February 23, 2020

Worldwide Foundation Honors Champions in D.C.

MADISON, Wis.—On the heels of a of its biggest fundraising year in nearly a decade—Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions thanked its generous supporters in style Sunday night at the 2020 Champion Celebration in Washington, D.C.

February 12, 2020

WYCUP Scholarship Age Limit Raised to 40

MADISON, Wis.—Nominations are open for the 2020 World Council Young Credit Union Professionals’ (WYCUP) Scholarship—an annual award aimed at emerging credit union leaders around the globe.

February 06, 2020

Expansive Growth of GWLN Sister Societies Continues

MADISON, Wis.—Meeting its goal of establishing 100 Sister Societies by the end of 2019 hasn’t slowed down World Council’s Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN).

January 30, 2020

A Deep Dive into Sicredi’s Innovative Youth Committees

BRAZIL—Members of the World Council Young Credit Union Professionals (WYCUP) program are in the middle of a week-long immersion trip designed to foster the creation of a toolkit that can be used to replicate the Sicredi Youth Committee model at credit unions across the globe.

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