World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU)
Conseil mondial des coopératives d'épargne et de crédit
Consejo Mundial de Cooperativas de Ahorro y Crédito
World Credit Union Conference: http://www.wcuc.org/
Worldwide Foundation of Credit Unions: https://doglobalgood.org/
Derives from the (US) 'Credit Union National Extension Bureau', set up 1921, Boston MA (USA); this was replaced, Aug 1934, by 'Credit Union National Association - USA', which expanded in 1940 to service credit union leagues of Canada and the Western Hemisphere and was registered, 8 Oct 1940, in the State of New York (USA). Became a worldwide association in 1958. Corporate name changed to CUNA International in 1965. The World Council was set up following CUNA decision of 1970, specifically to address the needs of all credit union movements. Annual board meeting replaced by General Assembly, first held Jun 1995, followed by major structural changes. Incorporated in the State of Wisconsin, 10 Nov 1970. Officially started operations 1 Jan 1971.
Expand financial inclusion worldwide through the global credit union community.
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General Assembly; Board of Directors; Executive Committee. Charitable arm: Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions.
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