Sectoral and thematic structure
ICA’s sectoral structure is made up of global and regional specialized bodies which are subdivided into two categories: Sectoral Organizations and Thematic Committees.
ICA has eight sectoral organizations which regroup ICA member organizations with specific sectoral interests. Each organization is democratically governed and financed by ICA.
International Co-operative Agricultural Organisation (ICAO)
International Co-operative Banking Association (ICBA)
Consumer Co-operatives Worldwide (CCW)
International Co-operative Fisheries Organisation (ICFO)
International Health Co-operative Organisation (IHCO)
International Co-operative Housing Organisation (ICA Housing)
International Co-operative and Mutual Insurance Federation (ICMIF)
International Organisation of Industrial, Artisanal and Service Producers’ Co-operatives (CICOPA)
Regarding ICA-Americas, the Board approved the establishment and rules of the following sectoral organizations:
ICA has four Thematic Committees which enable ICA members to focus on the following issues: cooperative research, communications, human resources development and gender equity. Each Committee is democratically governed by its members and supported by ICA.
Committee on Co-operative Research
Human Resource Development Committee
Gender Equality Committee
ICA-Americas Board has recently approved the establishment of the following Thematic Committees: