When Is International Day of Cooperatives

International Day of Cooperatives

In a resolution on 16th December 1992, United Nations General Assembly announced that the first Saturday of July 1995 will be celebrated as the International Day of Cooperatives, which will mark the centenary of foundation of International Cooperative Alliance (ICA). The General Assembly also decided that the occasion will be celebrated in the future years.

Activities undertaken on International Day of Cooperatives

Co-operatives throughout the world celebrate the event with an aim to create awareness among people about the role of co-operatives in achieving of various social objectives in various sectors. Usually the co-operatives carry out following activities on that day:

•    Co-operatives disseminate the messages of ICA and United Nations among co-operators, media and government officers. They get the messages translated into the local languages for better understanding of the local community.
•    Both print and electronic media are used by the co-operatives to create awareness on developmental activities.
•    Co-operatives organize fairs, exhibitions, competitions, cultural events and campaigns.
•     Meetings on important issues are held with Government officials, United Nations agencies and associate organizations.
•    Co-operatives partner with other community agencies to tackle various socio-economic, environmental and health challenges.


 

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