Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC)
Comité pour la promotion et l'avancement des coopératives
Comité para la Promoción y el Progreso de las Cooperativas
1971-03 Rome Italy
Mar 1971, Rome (Italy), as Joint Committee for the Promotion of Agricultural Cooperatives, as a liaison body of United Nations agencies and international non-governmental organizations, following exploratory meeting, Dec 1967, Paris (France). Changed title to Committee for the Promotion of Aid to Cooperatives -- Comité pour la promotion de l'aide aux coopératives -- Comité para la Promoción de la Ayuda a las Cooperativas, 1973. Subsequently referred to in French as Comité pour la promotion et le progrès des coopératives. Current title adopted 1989. Secretariat transferred from Rome (Italy) to Geneva (Switzerland) 1996. COPAC Secretariat transferred, 1996, to Geneva (Switzerland).
Promote and advocate for people-centred, self-sustaining cooperative enterprises, guided by the principles of economically, socially and environmentally sustainable development.
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