About The Event

Cooperatives of the Americas together with the member organizations of the International Cooperative Alliance in Costa Rica, are inviting more than a thousand leaders of cooperatives from all over the region to meet and experience the XXI Regional Conference of Cooperatives of the Americas “Cooperatives, economic actors with a social and sustainable impact”, and the Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the First Continental Congress on Cooperative Law, these two events will be held in the city of San José between November 18 and 22, 2019.

 

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Theme 1: Economic and social development

RURAL COOPERATIVES AND FAMILY AGRICULTURE

Integration and access to globalized markets.

SAVINGS AND CREDIT COOPERATIVES

New services and financial instruments for growth and consolidation.


Theme 2: The 2030 Agenda of the United Nations and the Cooperatives

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COOPERATIVE SECTOR REGARDING THE SDOs

Inter-cooperative integration and association with other actors of the social solidarity economy.

COOPERATIVES, SOURCES OF ENERGY FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Commitment to the community, equity with an approach on gender, advocacy for the planet.


Theme 3: Knowledge Economy

TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES AND COOPERATIVES

Technological developments, youth and cultural changes for current times.

MEASURE THE IMPACT OF COOPERATIVES AND PROMOTE INNOVATION

Promote the education model, impact, and leadership


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