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2023 WCUC Keynote Speakers Announced

November 30, 2022

2023 WCUC Keynote Speakers Announced

MADISON, Wis.—World Council of Credit Unions has secured four world-renowned speakers for the 2023 World Credit Union Conference—the premier global event for credit unions—to be held 23–26 July, in Vancouver, Canada. Credit union executives from 60 countries are expected to attend the conference, which will focus on sustainability, digital technologies and the future of financial services. 

G20 Leaders’ Declaration Supports WOCCU Advocated Position on Financial Inclusion

November 29, 2022

G20 Leaders’ Declaration Supports WOCCU Advocated Position on Financial Inclusion

MADISON, Wis.—The G20 in November adopted the G20 Bali Leaders’ Declaration, wherein it reaffirmed support for World Council of Credit Unions’ (WOCCU) advocated focus on financial inclusion.

USAID, WOCCU EIP and VISA Launch 'Enko' Entrepreneurship Development Platform in Peru

November 22, 2022

USAID, WOCCU EIP and VISA Launch 'Enko' Entrepreneurship Development Platform in Peru

LIMA, Peru—USAID, World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) and VISA last week launched the "Enko" mobile business development platform in Peru to continue promoting the businesses of Venezuelans and Peruvians participating in the WOCCU Economic Inclusion Project’s (EIP) entrepreneurship development programs.

Credit Unions Urge Policymakers to Support Limits on Regulatory Burdens in Effort to Speed Economic Recovery

November 16, 2022

Credit Unions Urge Policymakers to Support Limits on Regulatory Burdens in Effort to Speed Economic Recovery

BRUSSELS—Representatives from the European Network of Credit Unions (ENCU) and World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) are seeking support this week from the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Council of the European Union (EU) on limiting regulatory burdens on credit unions to help promote access to financial services for everyday Europeans.

Oregon Credit Unions Complete Global Bridges Journey with Visit to South Korea

November 14, 2022

Oregon Credit Unions Complete Global Bridges Journey with Visit to South Korea

MADISON, Wis.—Representatives of five credit unions from the U.S. State of Oregon last week traveled across the Pacific Ocean for a deep dive examination of South Korea’s largest credit union system, concluding a two-year Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions’ (WFCU) Global Bridges' journey with the National Credit Union Federation of Korea (NACUFOK).

Registration Open for 2023 World Credit Union Conference

November 03, 2022

Registration Open for 2023 World Credit Union Conference

MADISON, Wis.—Attend the premier global credit union education and networking event offered by the financial services industry. World Council of Credit Unions and the Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA) have opened registration for the annual World Credit Union Conference to be held 23-26 July in Vancouver, Canada. 

2022 WYCUP Scholarship Offers Recipients a Choice of Destination Events

November 02, 2022

2022 WYCUP Scholarship Offers Recipients a Choice of Destination Events

MADISON, Wis.—For the first time in the history of the World Young Credit Union Professionals (WYCUP) Scholarship program, recipients can choose between two, all-expense paid education and networking events held on different continents.

Women Transforming Leadership at the GWLN Executive Readiness Summit

November 01, 2022

Women Transforming Leadership at the GWLN Executive Readiness Summit

MADISON, Wis.—More than 50 credit union women from four countries and 15 U.S. states engaged with thought leaders, industry experts and one another to learn more about the “coach approach” to leadership, leading in a hybrid world, DEI challenges around the globe and succession to credit union boards at last week's Global Women’s Leadership Network’s (GWLN) 2022 Executive Readiness Summit, held in Raleigh, N.C.

Credit Union Member Farmers in Ukraine Receive Free Fuel Through Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions’ Program

October 25, 2022

Credit Union Member Farmers in Ukraine Receive Free Fuel Through Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions’ Program

MADISON, Wis.—More than 17,000 gallons of diesel fuel is being distributed to credit union member farmers in Ukraine free of charge, as part of Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions’ (WFCU) ongoing relief activities there.  

Digitalization Ranks as Top Priority; Macroeconomic Conditions as Greatest Risk for Global Credit Union Movement Approaching 400-million Members

October 18, 2022

Digitalization Ranks as Top Priority; Macroeconomic Conditions as Greatest Risk for Global Credit Union Movement Approaching 400-million Members

MADISON, Wis.—Despite year-to-year growth in overall membership and total assets for the global credit union movement, World Council of Credit Unions’ (WOCCU) 2021 Statistical Report shows major gaps in key product and service offerings have resulted in different priorities and risk concerns for credit unions in different parts of the world.  

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