News Release Year
February 13, 2024
MADISON, Wis.— Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WFCU) and their two major networks, Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) and World Young Credit Union Professionals Network (WYCUP), will host two key annual events featuring global perspectives and insights during America’s Credit Unions’ 2024 Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington DC.
February 12, 2024
MADISON, Wis.—An impressive lineup of keynote speakers will share their unique insights with credit union leaders from around the globe during the 2024 World Credit Union Conference, to be held July 21-24, at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.
February 07, 2024
MADISON, Wis.—In the boldest step put forth yet to achieve its Challenge 2025 goals, World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) today launched a new initiative that allows credit unions in emerging markets to test innovative digital products and solutions that could benefit members and attract new customers.
January 31, 2024
WELLINGTON, New Zealand—World Council of Credit Unions’ (WOCCU) Senior Vice President of International Advocacy and General Counsel Andrew Price arrived here this week at the request of First Credit Union (NZ) to meet with key policymakers on reforms that will improve and strengthen the country’s credit union sector.
January 30, 2024
MADISON, Wis.—Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WFCU), in partnership with World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), is accepting applications through April 12 from Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) interested in obtaining the International Credit Union Development Educators (ICUDE) designation.
January 23, 2024
KYIV, Ukraine—A $150,000 grant program funded by Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions' (WFCU) Ukrainian Credit Union Displacement Fund and facilitated by the USAID/World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) Credit for Agriculture Producers (CAP) Project in early January helped 464 Ukrainian credit union member farmers finance the purchase of new agricultural equipment.
January 22, 2024
MADISON, Wis.—Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) awarded four scholarships to credit union industry women, providing them with opportunities for professional development and skill diversification at the largest gathering of credit union professionals at the World Credit Union Conference (WCUC), along with several virtual events throughout the year.
January 19, 2024
MADISON, Wis.—World Council of Credit Unions’ (WOCCU) Senior Vice President of International Advocacy and General Counsel Andrew Price arrived in Trinidad and Tobago Friday at the request of the Co-operative Credit Union League of Trinidad & Tobago (CCULTT) to meet with numerous stakeholders and assist in crafting reforms that will improve and strengthen the Caribbean nation’s vibrant credit union system.
January 18, 2024
MADISON, Wis.— The World Young Credit Union Professionals Network (WYCUP) awarded scholarships to six young credit union professionals from four different continents that includes an all-expense paid trip to credit union events in either the Caribbean or United States along with several virtual events throughout 2024.
January 12, 2024
MADISON, Wis.—If technological innovations are going to truly boost financial inclusion worldwide, international standard setting bodies and national-level regulators must consider the institutions offering digital financial products and services as much as they examine how those deliverables are offered when contemplating new compliance requirements.