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ICA and ICA Asia & Pacific

ICA* Committee on University/Campus Co-operatives for Asia and the Pacific

ICA has 4 regional Boards, Africa, the Americas, Asia & the Pacific and Europe. ICA-Asia & the Pacific serves 60 national level member organizations and one international organization in 22 countries. Among sector-specific specialized committees, there is ICA Committee on University/Campus Co-operatives for Asia and the Pacific, consisting of representative organizations from 8 countries, namely India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The committee was upgraded to a full-fledged committee on the occasion of ICA-AP Regional General Assembly in December 2008. The current presidency of the Committee is assumed by the president of NFUCA.

In October 2007, on the occasion of ICA Global General Assembly in Singapore, the ICA Global Workshop on University/Campus Co-operatives was organized successfully. It was the first global assembly of university co-operatives, with 76 participants from 15 countries, namely Canada, France, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, U.S.A and Vietnam.

In December 2008, on the occasion of 2008 ICA-AP Regional General Assembly in Hanoi, ICA Regional Workshop on University/Campus Co-operatives was held with 35 participants from 8 countries.

*ICA (International Co-operative Alliance)

ICA is an independent, non-governmental association which unites, represents and serves co-operatives worldwide. Founded in 1895, ICA has 221 member organizations from 85 countries active in all sectors of the economy. Together these co-operatives represent more than 800 million individuals worldwide.

NFUCA joined ICA in 2001 and has been strengthening ties with Co-operatives around the world.

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