IRU meets ICNW in Kulala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur/Malaysia: From 14-17 November 2017, the Internatioanl Co-operative Allaince (ICA) invited its members to the Global Conference and General Assembly in Kuala Lumpur. On this occasion, IRU Sectetary General Andreas Kappes met Dr. Nandini Azad, President of the Indian Cooperative Network for Women (ICNW) and Special Appointee Gender to the Board of IRU. Mr.…

Dr. Ariel Guarco elected as ICA President

Kuala Lumpur/Malaysia: The General Assembly of the ICA International Cooperative Alliance elected Dr. Ariel Guarco from Argentina as its new president for the period 2017-2021 in Kuala Lumpur on 17 November 2017. Andreas Kappes, Secretary General of IRU – International Raiffeisen Union and Head of Department International Relations of DGRV (German Cooperative and Raiffeisen Association)…

Scientific Symposium: “RAIFFEISEN 2018: Economic Innovation – Social Orientation”

On June 30 and July 1st, 2017, the Raiffeisen Symposium at Schloss Montabaur, the Academy of German Cooperatives (ADG), explored the co-operative idea of ​​Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen. The approximately 80 participants and academics discussed the economic innovation and social orientation of the cooperative idea and the relevance of cooperatives to present times. The guests were…