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Central Union of Agricultural Credit Cooperatives

Submitted by zuraidah.hoffman on Fri, 22/05/2020 - 14:31

Turkey’s Central Union of Agricultural Credit Cooperatives took a series of measures to protect its members against COVID-19 and helped primary cooperatives continue their grassroots work. All enforcement and bankruptcy proceedings carried out throughout the country have been suspended as of 30 April 2020. The union offered flexibility on loan payments. A force majeure note was recorded in the Register in the Risk Center to address farmers credit debt. Loan principal and interest amounts set to expire in April and May will be postponed for 2 months without interest.

We Effect

Submitted by zuraidah.hoffman on Fri, 22/05/2020 - 14:00

Sweden based We Effect gathered information from their partner organizations (mostly cooperatives) in 23 countries and ran a Twitter campaign using #coronavoices. In collaboration with 30 organizations, this leading global NGO advocated with lawmakers to defend the 1% of Gross National Product dedicated to developing cooperatives. Complete coverage of European countries’ cooperative response prepared by Cooperatives Europe can be found here.

Bulgaria's Central Cooperative Union

Submitted by zuraidah.hoffman on Fri, 22/05/2020 - 13:53

Bulgaria’s Central Cooperative Union acted fast and created an online platform called COOP CARE to facilitate immediate requests of essential food products and PPE, and to keep the cooperative community abreast on the development of the pandemic. In their testimonial, the CCU-Bulgaria expressed gratitude to Italian cooperatives that delivered disinfectants and cleaning detergents for consumption throughout Bulgaria.

2020 Cooperatives Europe General Assembly

The 2020 Cooperatives Europe General Assembly will take place on 20th and 21st of April in Cardiff, United Kingdom. It has been postponed to June.

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