XIVth IRU General Meeting & International Raiffeisen Conference
From September 27-28, 2018, the international cooperative world celebrated the 50th anniversary of the IRU – International Raiffeisen Union e. V. with a ceremony in the “Raiffeisenland” Rhineland-Palatinate.
More than 150 participants from Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America as well as from the German cooperative organizations came together at Fortress Ehrenbreitstein in Koblenz. In addition to the 50th anniversary of the IRU, we celebrated as well the 200th anniversary of the cooperative pioneer Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen.
We invite you to have a look at the picture galleries and enjoy the impressions of the event.For more information, the rpess release in English and German is ready for download below.
In the name of IRU we thank all participants that were part of our 50 years’ celebration. It was a great success because you!
Event in Pictures
President, IRU – International Raiffeisen Union
CEO, Cera – KBC Ancora / Belgium
Dr. Ariel Guarco
President, International Cooperative Alliance (ICA)
President, Co-operative Confederation of Argentina
Formerly Chairman, German Friedrich-Wilhelm-Raiffeisen-Society / Germany
CEO, WGZ Bank
State Minister, Ministry for Economy, Transport, Agriculture and Viniculture of Rhineland-Palatinate / Germany
Greetings of IRU President Franky Depickere
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