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Thursday, 30 June 2011

International Day of Co-operatives 2 July 2011

International Day of Cooperatives 2 July 2011 INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COOPERATIVES 2011 Theme: "Youth, the future of co-operative enterprise"


UN Reports and Resolutions on Cooperatives








 

 

Reports on the United Nations Secretary-General

2009 Cooperatives and Social Development (A/64/132 of 13 July 2009)
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2007 Cooperatives and Social Development (A/62/144 of 26 July 2007)
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2005 Cooperatives and Social Development (A/60/138 of 15 July 2005)
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2003 Cooperatives and Social Development (A/58/159 of 23 July 2003)
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2001 Cooperatives and Social Development (A/56/73–E/2001/68 of 14 May 2001)
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1998 Status and role of cooperatives in the light of new economic and social trends (A/54/57 of 23 December 1998)
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1996 Status and role of cooperatives in the light of new economic and social trends (A/51/267 of 6 August 1996)
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1994 Status and role of cooperatives in the light of new economic and social trends (A/49/213 of 1 July 1994)
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1992 Status and role of cooperatives in the light of new economic and social trends (A/47/216 - E/1992/43 of May 1992)
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1989

to

1954
  • National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement (A/44/79-E/1989/8 of 20 January 1989)
  • National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement (A/42/56-E/1987/7 of 11 December 1986)
  • National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement (A/40/78 - E/1985/10 of 11 January 1985)
  • National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement (A/38/63 of 11 January 1983)
  • National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement (A/36/115 of 4 March 1981)
  • National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement (E/1978/15 and Corr. 1 and 2 of 1978)
  • Contribution made by the Co-operative Movement to the Objectives of the Second United Nations Development Decade (E/5597 of 18 December 1974)
  • Promotion of the Co-operative Movement during the Second United Nations Development Decade (E/5246 and Corr. 1 1973)
  • Promotion of the Co-operative Movement during the Second United Nations Development Decade (E/5093 and Corr. 1 of 1971)
  • The Role of Co-operative Movement in Achievement of Goal and Objectives of the Second United Nations Development Decade (E/4807 and Corr. 1 of 1970)
  • The Role of the Cooperative Movement in Economic and Social Development (E/4648 of 1969)
  • Cooperatives (E/3321 of 1960)
  • Cooperatives (E/2950 of 1957)
  • Rural Progress through Cooperatives (Sales No. 1954 11 B2 of 1954)

 

UN Resolutions on Cooperatives

New! A/RES/65/184
21 December 2010
Cooperatives in Social Development
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A/RES/64/136
18 December 2009
Cooperatives in Social Development
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A/RES/62/128
18 December 2007
Cooperatives in Social Development
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A/RES/58/131
22 December 2003
Cooperatives in Social Development
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A/RES/54/123
17 December 1999
Cooperatives in Social Development
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A/RES/51/58
12 December 1996
Role of Cooperatives in Light of New Economic and Social Trends
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A/RES/49/155 of
23 December 1994
Role of Cooperatives in Light of New Economic and Social Trends
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A/RES/47/90
16 December 1992
Role of Cooperatives in Light of New Economic and Social Trends
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ECOSOC Resolution 1992/25
30 July 1992
Role of Cooperatives in Light of New Economic and Social Trends
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A/RES/44/58
8 December 1989
National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement
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Other resolutions
  • A/RES/42/41330  of November 1987: National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement
  • ECOSOC Resolution 1987/47: 8 May 1987: National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement
  • ECOSOC Resolution 1985/22 of 29 May 1985: National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement
  • ECOSOC Resolution 1983/1526 of May 1983: National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement
  • A/RES/36/18 of 9 November 1981 : National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement (html)
  • ECOSOC Decision 1981/124 of 6 May 1981: Report of the Secretary-General on National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement
  • A/RES/33/4714 December 1978: National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement (html)
  • ECOSOC Resolution 1987/8 of 5 May 1978: National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement
  • A/RES/31/37 of 30 November 1976: National Experience in Promoting the Cooperative Movement (pdf)
  • ECOSOC Decision 77 (LVIII) of6 May 1975 : Role of the Cooperative Movement in the Second United Nations Development Decade
  • ECOSOC Decision 16 May 197316 May 1973: Promotion of the Cooperative Movement during the Second United Nations Development Decade
  • ECOSOC Resolution (LII) 1668 of 1 June 1972: The Role of the Cooperative Movement in Economic and Social Development
  • ECOSOC Resolution (XLVI) 1413 o f6 June 1969 : The Role of the Cooperative Movement in Economic and Social Development
  • General Assembly Resolution 2459 (XXIII): The Role of the Cooperative Movement in Economic and Social Development (pdf)
  • ECOSOC Resolution 830 I (XXXII) of 2 August 1961: Cooperatives in Agriculture
  • ECOSOC Resolution 760 (XXIX) of 21 April 1960 : Cooperatives
  • ECOSOC Resolution 640 (XXIII) of 2 May 1957: Cooperatives
  • ECOSOC Resolution 512 (XVII) of 30 April 1954: Economic Development of Under-Developed Countries
  • ECOSOC Resolution 370 (XIII)of 7 September 1951: Land Reform
  • General Assembly Resolution (VI) 524 of 12 January 1951: Land Reform (pdf)
  • General Assembly Resolution 401 (V) of 20 November 1950: Land Reform

UN Press Releases 2000 to present

2010 New!UN News Centre: Cooperatives can and do benefit women worldwide, Secretary-General says (3 July 2010)
2009 UN News Centre: Secretary-General: cooperatives can help pull world out of recession
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: "Driving Global Recovery Through Cooperatives" (UNIS/SGSM/12 of 23 June 2009)
2008 UN News Centre:Cooperatives have key role to play in combating climate change, says Ban
2007 International Day of Cooperatives to Highlight Corporate Social Responsibility (OBV/637 SOC/4733 of 2 July 2007)
2005 Message of the United Nations´ Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, at the opening of the Microfinance Symposium, October 2005 (SG/SM/10151 ECO/94 of 10 October 2005)
Message by UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan to the International Co-operative Alliance General Assembly in Cartagena, 22-23 September 2005 - (pdf)
Message of United Nations´ Secretary-General Kofi Annan on the occasion of United Nations International Day of Cooperatives, 2005 (pdf)
2004 Message of United Nations´ Secretary-General Kofi Annan on the occasion of United Nations International Day of Cooperatives: "Policies, Laws Supporting Growth Are Vital, Says Secretary-General in Message Marking International Day of Cooperatives" -- (pdf) (SG/SM/9396 OBV/431 of 30 June 2004) - Français
Message of United Nations´ Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Marking International Women's Day, Hails Heroic Leader of Fight against HIV/AIDS, urging their further empowerment -- notes that "cooperatives doing remarkable work on prevention and care" -- Français (SG/SM/9186 OBV/408 WOM/1442, 8 March 2004)
2003 Message of United Nations´ Secretary-General Kofi Annan on the occasion of United Nations International Day of Cooperatives: "Cooperatives Provide Vital Health, Housing, Banking Services, Secretary-General Says In Message For International Day" -- pdf (SG/SM/8762 OBV/359, 25 June 2003)
2002 Message of United Nations´ Secretary-General Kofi Annan on the occasion of United Nations International Day of Cooperatives: "Secretary-General Urges 'Widest Possible Use' Of Cooperative Experience In Service Of Global Community" -- Français ( SG/SM/8289 OBV/281, 25 June 2002)
2001 Message of United Nations´ Secretary-General Kofi Annan on the occasion of United Nations International Day of Cooperatives: "Cooperatives are Significant Actors in Development, says Secretary-General" ( SG/SM/7872 OBV/224, 29 June 2001)

Other Documents

2009 UN Expert Group Meeting: "Cooperatives in a World of Crisis", 26-28 April 2009 - see report, presentations and other background information
2006 Cooperatives at Work (United Nations Department of Public Information)
1995 Cooperatives: "Schools of Democracy" (DPI/1716/COOP - June 1995)
Les Coopératives: "Ecoles de la démocratie" (DPI/1716/COOP - Septembre 1995)
Background Notes prepared jointly by the United Nations and COPAC members (International Co-operative Alliance and International Federation of Agricultural Producers) for the the World Summit on Social Development
The Basis for an Effective Social Partnership (Note 1)
The Expansion of Productive Employment and the Reduction of Unemployment (Note 2)
Eradication of Poverty (Note 3)
Social Integration (Note 4)
Contribution of the Co-operative Movement to the Advancement of Women (Note 5)
Co-operatives in the Health Sector (Note 6)
Farmers' Organizations and Rural Co-operatives (Note 7)
Savings and Credit Co-operatives - "Credit Unions" (Note 8)
Co-operatives and the Consumer (Note 9)
Co-operatives and the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (HABITAT II) (Note 10)

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