Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, in partnership with the USAID/World Council of Credit Unions Credit for Agriculture Producers Project, launched a $200,000 digitalization program to help Ukrainian credit unions upgrade core banking systems and modernize services.
CUNA and World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) sent a letter Thursday addressing the implementation of a Basel III proportionality framework to establish a simpler and more reasonable approach for credit unions to leaders of the House Financial Services Committee.
Leaders of The G20 agreed Sept. 9 to a joint declaration that embraces a proportional approach to the newly finalized standards on sustainability and climate-related disclosures published by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), while addressing a number of other issues that will impact credit union regulations moving forward.
Four Global Women’s Leadership Network (GWLN) scholars gave presentations aimed at securing $10,000 grants that would allow them to implement credit union projects empowering women during the GWLN Forum at the 2023 World Credit Union Conference.
Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions (WFCU) Executive Director Mike Reuter asked attendees of the 2023 World Credit Union Conference to consider making WFCU part of their “distinct credit union journey” by donating to a fundraising campaign for the 75th anniversary of International Credit Union Day.
World Council of Credit Unions executives used the first full day of the 2023 World Credit Union Conference to stress the resiliency of credit unions in the face of of high inflation, regulatory challenges, migration and even war.
A record 3,000 attendees from 60 countries packed into the Vancouver Convention Centre Sunday afternoon to kick off the 2023 World Credit Union Conference. WOCCU Board Chair Diana Dykstra encouraged credit union professionals to embrace change and remain open to new possibilities.
USAID and World Council of Credit Unions brought together representatives of more than 200 public and private sector organizations for a pair of events in Peru and Ecuador that focused on socioeconomic integration of vulnerable local and migrant populations through sustainable initiatives.
The World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), together with representatives from Australia, Canada, Poland, and the United States, made a sweep through three countries to visit with key International Standard Setting Bodies.