Mr Almada expresses great joy when opening the 30th Congress and warmly welcomes leaders of the International Confederation, with a notable presence from various countries. He highlights the success of the CIBP LINK program and stresses the importance of cooperativism, addressing challenges of digitalization and emphasizing the role of financial cooperatives in local communities. Mr Almada reaffirms his belief in the financial cooperative business model.
Mr Almada expresses great joy when opening the 30th Congress after 8 years and warmly welcomes the leaders of the International Confederation. The huge highlight is the presence and involvement of French and German leaders, as well as Argentinean, Belgian, Canadian, Chilean, Colombian, Dutch, Jamaican, Kenyan, Moroccan, British, Rwandan, Uruguayan, and Vietnamese delegates. Mr Almada emphasizes the importance of cooperativism and the success of the CIBP LINK program. He also mentions the challenges of digitalization and the need for financial cooperatives to make a difference in local communities. Mr Almada reaffirms his beliefs in the financial cooperative business model.
BANCO CREDICOOP is a cooperative bank based in Argentina. It is a financial institution that operates on the principles of cooperativism, providing banking services to individuals, businesses, and communities. BANCO CREDICOOP aims to promote financial inclusion, support local economies, and foster cooperative values in the banking sector.
BANQUES POPULAIRES is a French confederation of cooperative banks. It is a network of financial institutions that operate based on the principles of cooperativism, providing banking services to individuals, businesses, and communities. BANQUES POPULAIRES aims to promote financial inclusion, support local economies, and foster cooperative values in the banking sector.
CIBP is an abbreviation for the International Confederation of Popular Banks. It is a global confederation of cooperative banks that aims to promote cooperation, knowledge sharing, and the development of the cooperative banking sector. CIBP provides a platform for its members to exchange ideas, collaborate on initiatives, and advocate for the interests of cooperative banks worldwide.
CIBP LINK is a program initiated by the International Confederation of Popular Banks (CIBP). It is a training program designed for executives in the cooperative banking sector. CIBP LINK aims to enhance the skills, knowledge, and leadership capabilities of participants, enabling them to contribute effectively to the growth and success of their respective cooperative banks.
CIBP members refer to the individuals and organizations that are part of the International Confederation of Popular Banks (CIBP). These members are cooperative banks from different countries around the world that share a common commitment to cooperativism and the cooperative banking sector. CIBP members collaborate, exchange knowledge, and work together to promote the interests and development of cooperative banks globally.
A Confederation is an organization or alliance formed by a group of individuals, organizations, or countries who come together for a common purpose. It involves the sharing of resources, knowledge, and support among the members to achieve their collective goals. A confederation often has a governing body or leadership structure that coordinates the activities and initiatives of its members.
A Congress refers to a formal gathering of individuals who come together to discuss and make decisions on specific matters. It is a meeting where representatives from different organizations or countries gather to exchange ideas, share information, and make decisions that impact their respective fields or communities.
Cooperativism is a socio-economic system based on the principles of cooperation, mutual assistance, and democratic decision-making. It involves individuals or organizations coming together to form cooperatives, which are autonomous associations that work collectively to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs. Cooperativism promotes the values of equality, solidarity, and community development.
A financial cooperative is a type of cooperative that provides financial services, such as banking, credit, and insurance, to its members. It operates based on the principles of cooperativism, with a focus on meeting the financial needs of its members and promoting their financial well-being. Financial cooperatives are owned and governed by their members, who have a say in decision-making and share in the benefits of the cooperative.
German cooperativism refers to the cooperative movement and practices in Germany. It involves the establishment and operation of cooperatives in various sectors, such as agriculture, finance, consumer goods, and services. German cooperativism emphasizes democratic decision-making, shared ownership, and the provision of benefits to members and the community.
SICOOB is a network of credit cooperatives in Brazil, established in 1997, operating on a cooperative model with active member participation in decision-making. SICOOB's credit cooperatives provide a range of financial services, including banking products and credit solutions, primarily catering to farmers and small to medium-sized enterprises.
SPARK training sessions are interactive training sessions organized by the International Confederation of Popular Banks (CIBP). These sessions focus on important topics relevant to cooperative banks, such as sustainability, digitalization, and best practices. SPARK training sessions provide a platform for participants to learn from experts, share experiences, and discuss strategies for the advancement of cooperative banking.