European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB)

Groupement européen des banques coopératives (GEBC)
Europäische Vereinigung der Genossenschaftsbanken

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Founded 1 Oct 1970, Brussels (Belgium), as Association of Co-operative Savings and Credit Institutions of the EEC -- Groupement des coopératives d'épargne et de crédit de la CEE -- Vereinigung der Spar- und Kreditgenossenschaften der EWG. Name subsequently changed to Association of Co-operative Banks of the EC -- Groupement des banques coopératives de la CE -- Vereinigung der Genossenschaftsbanken der EG. Present name adopted 1993. Also referred to as Banques coopératives. EU Transparency Register: 4172526951-19.


Represent, promote and defend the values of the cooperative banking model in Europe and on global stage.

Future Events

2020 Brussels, Belgium – Convention on Cooperative Banks

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Advocacy/lobbying/activism; events/meetings; research/documentation.


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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 13 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 15 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 22 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality



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