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ICA-AP Committee on Youth Co-operation

11th Annual Meeting of the ICYC Committee

Written by Santosh Kumar , 2018-11-05 08:57:19


The 11th Annual meeting of the ICYC will be organized on 27th November 2018 at the IRIB in Iran during the 13th ICA-AP Regional Assembly. The members are expected to discuss the year gone by and future possibilities of development activities. The committee had physically last met in 2017 in Malaysia during the Global Conference and General Assembly. Elections took place where Mr. Ahsan Ali Thakur from Pakistan was elected as Chairperson and Mr. Udaya Prabath from Sri Lanka as vice chairperson.

 

The youth committee and the university committee will also organize a workshop and Networking Meeting with support from the ICA-EU Partnership on Cooperatives in Development on 26 November 2018, to promote a dialogue across members, experts and other stakeholders on issue of Youth inclusion in the co-operative sector, as well as to network co-operative organizations active in youth related cooperative development at the national and international level. The meeting and workshop are themed on Building Resilience & Sustainability through the Fifth Co-operative Principle on Education, Information & Training, and participants are expected to learn & share about concerns like inclusion of cooperatives in curriculums at school & university; collecting & developing tools that can help youth create co-operatives in Asia and Pacific.