On 29 November 2021, the sectoral organisation of ICA, CICOPA, hosted a hybrid side event ahead of the World Cooperative Congress in Seoul, the Republic of Korea. Participants were able to take part in person in Seoul and virtually.
The event aimed to bring together cooperative organisations from the industry and service sectors from across the Asia and Pacific region. Participants discussed the different models of worker cooperatives in the Asia Pacific Region and explored how they could support each other to face common challenges in providing decent work, realising social justice and contributing to the sustainable development of local communities.The event is jointly organised by CICOPA and Japan Workers' Cooperative Union (JWCU).
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