African University for Cooperative Development (AUCD)
Université africaine de développement coopératif (UADC)
7 Oct 1967, as Centre panafricain de formation coopérative (CPFC), at the initiative of 1st Pan African Cooperative Conference, representing governments, cooperative movements and trade unions of francophone Africa South of the Sahara. In 1976, the concerned countries decided to sanction the inter-state status of the Centre by adopting, 12 Mar 1976, the Convention inter-Etats créant le Centre panafricain de formation coopérative. Name changed to Institut supérieur panafricain d'économie coopérative (ISPEC) and privatization of management adopted by the revised Convention, 27 Feb 1993, at 9th Pan African Cooperative Conference.
Be the means to promote a cooperative and associative movement in the service of the well-being of the African people; support the development of African cooperative movement across training and research in every field of social economy.
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Main authority: Cooperative Pan-African Conference (CPC) uniting representatives of Governments, cooperatives, labour unions and NGOs. Tripartite Board of Directors (cooperatives, labour unions and governments). Departments (3): Cooperative Economics and Management; Financing and Micro-financing; Development Management.
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