Co-operative farming

COPAC to host celebration of International Day of Cooperatives on 8 July 2015

To celebrate the 2015 International Day of Cooperatives, COPAC will host an event on 8 July 2015 at United Nations Headquarters in New York under the theme “Choose cooperatives, choose equality: Paths to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals”.

The event will feature statements from COPAC representatives, UN officials, heads of state and cooperatives, as well as a presentation of COPAC’s research on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

The celebration will take place as a side event to the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, to highlight the achievements of cooperatives in equality in the context of the post-2015 development agenda currently under negotiation by UN Member States.

The event is free and open to the public.

SEE THE FULL PROGRAMME HERE (hyperlink to program)

REGISTER HERE (hyperlink to registration form)