USAID and WOCCU's Economic Inclusion Project introduced a formal guide that will help the Peruvian financial sector identify types of assistance refugee and migrant populations need to access formal financial services and best practices to help facilitate financial inclusion.
CUNA wrote a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee in strong support of FY24 funding levels of $50 million for the Cooperative Development Program; $30 million for the Credit for Agriculture Producers' Technical Assistance Project; and $50 million to support efforts of the countries surrounding Ukraine.
USAID extended World Council of Credit Unions’ Credit for Agriculture Producers Project through September 2024, providing an additional 18 months to support Ukrainian credit unions in wartime, so they can continue to serve communities, and provide access to savings and agricultural loans.
The Global Women’s Leadership Network encourages women in the credit union movement to apply for its 2023 GWLN Scholarship to take advantage of the opportunity to attend either an in-person or year-long virtual education and networking opportunity.
Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, in partnership with World Council of Credit Unions, launched its Turkish Cooperative Earthquake Relief Fund to solicit donations in support of Turkey’s cooperative movement, which has suffered mass devastation from two February 6 earthquakes.
The World Council of Credit Unions’ 2023 Global Regulatory Update stresses how important it is for World Council and other credit union associations around the globe to articulate this dynamic to policymakers during what promises to be a difficult year ahead.
Nominations are open for World Council of Credit Unions’ 2023 Distinguished Service Award, which honors individuals and institutions that have provided outstanding service to credit union development outside their home country.
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, at last week's Global Women’s Leadership Network Executive Readiness Summit.
Despite year-to-year growth in overall membership and total assets for the global credit union movement, World Council of Credit Unions’ 2021 Statistical Report shows major gaps in key product and service offerings have resulted in different priorities and risk concerns.
Credit Union Magazine’s Spring 2023 issue features the 2023 Credit Union Heroes and examines CUNA-League advocacy priorities, board leadership, the impact of financial well-being efforts, fee-related compliance issues, predictions for the year ahead, and more.