From October 5 to 9, the 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives held in Quebec City brought together 3,000 participants from 93 countries. They met to discuss economic issues, the development of cooperative businesses, food security, employment and access to health care and services. Courses of action were proposed.
NEWS FROM THE SUMMIT
The International Summit of Cooperatives is a biennial gathering where leaders of cooperative and mutualist enterprises get together to discuss their concerns about the current and future business challenges they all share.
The 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives will welcomed over 150 international experts to share with participants their vision, knowledge, and perspective on challenges and future prospects facing cooperative and mutual enterprises.
Some of the cooperative movement’s biggest names from the United States, Europe, Asia,
The second edition of the Summit hosted 3,000 participants from 93 countries. They attended presentations, took part in round tables, and benefited from the results of groundbreaking, world-class studies conducted specifically for the Summit.
The 2nd Summit explored five themes:
- Developing cooperative and mutual enterprises
- Economics, financing, and capitalization
- Food security
- Health and social care services
This commitment by so many experts to attend the Summit is proof positive that tthis is a must-attend event, both for cooperative and mutual leaders and their counterparts from the political and socioeconomic spheres.