2012 International Year of Co-operatives

Full Name (abbr.): 2012 - International Year of Co-operatives
URL: http://www.2012.coop/en


Objective of the initiative

The International Year of Co-operatives is intended to raise public awareness of the invaluable contributions of co-operative enterprises to poverty reduction, employment generation and social integration. The Year will also highlight the strengths of the co-operative business model as an alternative means of doing business and furthering socio-economic development.

Source: http://www.2012.coop/en/un-international-year/why-have-iyc

Possible or Committed Parties to this Initiative

United Nations and International Co-operative Alliance


Milestones

Started on 1-1-2012

Will end on 31-12-2012

Twitter account @icacoop


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