March 13, 2019

GWLN Celebrates 10th Anniversary with New Mobile App

WASHINGTON, D.C.—You can now join or donate to the Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) directly from a new app developed for your smart phone or mobile device.

March 12, 2019

WCUC Keynote Speakers Announced

MADISON, Wis.—World Council of Credit Unions has secured four world-renowned speakers for the 2019 World Credit Union Conference — the premier global event for credit unions — 28–31 July, in The Bahamas. More than 1,800 credit union executives from 60 countries are expected to attend the conference, which will focus on leadership, cybersecurity, digital technologies and the economy. 

March 11, 2019

WOCCU Digitization Efforts Highlighted in CU Broadcast Interview

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Offering more core services through digital channels is crucial to growing credit union membership in the next decade and beyond, World Council of Credit Unions President & CEO Brian Branch told Mike Lawson of CU Broadcast in an interview at CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference.

March 10, 2019

Worldwide Foundation Celebrates Success of Programs in Haiti

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, the charitable arm of the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), recognized its decade-long development partnership with Haiti at its annual reception for “Champion” supporters on Mar. 10. This year’s celebration, held at the Anderson House on Embassy Row, also provided Champions with a look at the upcoming work WOCCU will be doing to provide prosperity to thousands-more Haitian members through the credit union model.

March 06, 2019

Balance for Better on International Women’s Day

MADISON, Wis.—Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) is calling upon the worldwide credit union movement to build a gender-balanced world on International Women’s Day 2019 by encouraging industry women to apply for the Network’s 2019 scholarship.

March 04, 2019

CU Women: Globally Stronger by Acting Locally

The Global Women’s Leadership Network was formed 10 years ago. The global women’s vision was to provide women with the opportunity and resources to make a difference in each other’s lives, in the lives of credit union members and in their communities. World Council of Credit Unions  is the hub of the network to bring together women from CU systems around the world: staff, executives, board members and business partners. GWLN is one of our most important programs.

March 01, 2019

WOCCU Colombia Project Surpasses Goal Early

Despite the economic, social and political unrest impacting Venezuela every day, and the alarming effects and consequences it has caused on the border with Colombia, World Council of Credit Union’s (WOCCU) Financial Inclusion Project at the Border with Venezuela has already surpassed its original goal of delivering financial services to 210,000 rural, low-income Colombians.

February 28, 2019

WOCCU: All We Do, on One Page

MADISON, Wis.—It is now easier than ever to learn about all the things World Council of Credit Unions is doing for its members and the international credit union movement.

February 25, 2019

WOCCU anuncia oradora principal de la plenaria del domingo

MADISON, Wis. — El Consejo Mundial de Cooperativas de Ahorro y Crédito se complace en anunciar una adición a la agenda de la Conferencia Mundial de Cooperativas de Ahorro y Crédito 2019, la oradora principal de la sesión plenaria del domingo. Connie Dieken encabezará la Ceremonia de Apertura del domingo con una presentación sobre Cómo Influir el Cambio. Su presentación da inicio al evento principal de las cooperativas financieras en las Bahamas del 28 al 31 de julio.

February 13, 2019

WOCCU pursues digital financial inclusion for 50 million-plus people across Asia

MADISON, Wis.—Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, the social impact affiliate of the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) dedicated to financial inclusion, has launched a project to design interoperable, open-loop, low-cost, real-time payment platforms for its global network of credit unions across Asia, exploring the use of the Mojaloop open-source platform.

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