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July 27, 2022
MADISON, Wis.—“Empower Your Financial Future with a Credit Union™” is the theme of this year’s International Credit Union (ICU) Day, to be celebrated Thursday, October 20, 2022.
July 21, 2022
GLASGOW, Scotland—The 2022 World Credit Union Conference concluded Wednesday with a Scottish-themed closing party that put the finishing touches on a spectacular four-day event at the Scottish Events Campus.
July 20, 2022
GLASGOW, Scotland—Young credit union professionals from across the globe finally got the in-person recognition they deserved for WYCUP scholarships awarded in 2020 and 2021 during the final general session of the 2022 World Credit Union Conference.
July 19, 2022
GLASGOW, Scotland—World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) on Monday presented awards for digital growth and credit union service during its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the 2022 World Credit Union Conference.
July 18, 2022
GLASGOW, Scotland—World Council of Credit Unions’ (WOCCU) President and CEO Elissa McCarter LaBorde identified the strengths of the global credit union industry and issued some challenges to its leaders in her inaugural “State of the Movement” address during Monday morning’s general session at the 2022 World Credit Union Conference.
July 17, 2022
National Bank of Ukraine Deputy Governor Addresses 2022 World Credit Union Conference Opening Ceremony
GLASGOW, Scotland—A top official from Ukraine’s financial regulatory authority told industry professionals attending the opening ceremony of the 2022 World Credit Union Conference Sunday that Russia’s war against Ukraine has delivered a serious setback to the country’s credit unions.
July 17, 2022
GLASGOW, Scotland—A renowned leadership expert and credit union executive coach urged fellow women not to settle for less than they deserve during Sunday's Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) Forum at the 2022 World Credit Union Conference.
July 08, 2022
MADISON, Wis.—The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (Basel Committee) has issued guidance encouraging national-level regulators to consider tailoring its standards for less complex financial institutions such as credit unions—a position long-advocated for by World Council of Credit Unions that will benefit financial cooperatives and their members worldwide.
June 29, 2022
Ukraine Agricultural Loan Reimbursement Program Launches with $100,000 Grant from Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions
MADISON, Wis.—$100,000 from Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions’ (WFCU) Ukrainian Credit Union Displacement Fund is providing targeted aid to farmers faced with an increasing food security crisis brought on by Russia’s war in Ukraine.