Soft-Launch Event for the 2025 UN International Year of Cooperatives


To kick off the celebrations of the 2025 UN International Year of Cooperatives, the UN Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC), in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of Mongolia to the United Nations, will host a soft-launch event for the 2025 IYC. 

This event will take place during the UN High-Level Political Forum at the UN Headquarters in New York on July 9, 2024, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (EST). It will coincide with the 2024 UN International Day of Cooperatives (IDC), celebrated under the theme "Cooperatives Build a Better Future for All."

This will be a hybrid event aiming to set the stage for the 2025 IYC, which will be officially launched during the ICA Global Cooperative Conference, scheduled for November 26-29, 2024, in New Delhi, India. The event will serve as a platform to deepen the theme of IYC, unveil the logo and media package, and the UN resolutions outlining the modalities for the IYC launch.

Download the concept note and full programme below.

Information about online registration will be available soon. 

Source of image: UN Photo/Manuel Elias