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WFCU Highlights New Recovery Effort for Ukraine at 3rd Annual Cooperative Voices Event at GAC

March 03, 2024

WFCU Highlights New Recovery Effort for Ukraine at 3rd Annual Cooperative Voices Event at GAC

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions’ (WFCU) presented its Champions with news about a new pilot program to help credit unions in Ukraine recover and rebuild after enduring two-plus years of Russia’s full-scale war at its third annual Cooperative Voices event.

World Council of Credit Unions Adds Moldova to List of Member Nations

February 28, 2024

World Council of Credit Unions Adds Moldova to List of Member Nations

MADISON, Wis.—World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) welcomes two new member organizations to start 2024, with the addition of Moldova’s Central National Association of Savings and Credit Associations (CNASCA) as a direct member, and the Cresol Confederation as a second associate member from Brazil.

WFCU to Host Key Annual Events During GAC

February 13, 2024

WFCU to Host Key Annual Events During GAC

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.  

World Credit Union Conference Announces 2024 Keynote Speakers

February 12, 2024

World Credit Union Conference Announces 2024 Keynote Speakers

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.

WOCCU ‘Hub C’ Initiative Allows Credit Unions to Test Digital Innovations

February 07, 2024

WOCCU ‘Hub C’ Initiative Allows Credit Unions to Test Digital Innovations

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.

WOCCU Urges Proportionality for New Zealand's Credit Union Sector

January 31, 2024

WOCCU Urges Proportionality for New Zealand's Credit Union Sector

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.   

WFCU Accepting 2024 ICUDE Applications

January 30, 2024

WFCU Accepting 2024 ICUDE Applications

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. 

$150,000 WFCU Grant Helps 464 Ukrainian Farmers Acquire Needed Agricultural Equipment

January 23, 2024

$150,000 WFCU Grant Helps 464 Ukrainian Farmers Acquire Needed Agricultural Equipment

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.

Global Women’s Leadership Network Awards Four Scholarships

January 22, 2024

Global Women’s Leadership Network Awards Four Scholarships

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. 

World Council of Credit Unions in Trinidad & Tobago Urging Reforms to Support Credit Unions

January 19, 2024

World Council of Credit Unions in Trinidad & Tobago Urging Reforms to Support Credit Unions

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. 

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