Towards concrete actions for Cooperatives
28 January 2013 - FAO succeeds UN DESA as Chair of the Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC) for two years (2013-2014). This will be a critical role for FAO to play particularly in the context of the implementation of the post-International Year of Cooperatives (IYC) 2012 since the Global Plan of Action will also be adopted by the UN General Assembly in October 2013.
Ms. Simel Esim, Chief, Cooperative Branch (ILO) attended a COPAC Board Meeting, this month, in Rome. She had this to say: