News Briefs from USA (1997)

This document has been made available in electronic format
by the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA)
April, 1997
(Source: ICA News, Issue No.1/1997, pp. 7)

The Value of Co-operation
The 1997 theme of the Co-operative Conference in the USA will 
be "The Value of Co-operation". The National Co-operative 
Business Association (NCBA), the National Co-operative Bank 
(NCB) and the Co-operative Development Foundation (CDF) are 
collaborating to present value-added opportunities for each 
organisation's membership during the two-day event to be held 
in Washington D.C. on April 23 and 24. For more information 
contact  Dianna Vaughan at (+1-202) 638 6222 or 

(Source: Cooperative Business Journal, February 1997)

Future Coop Leaders Programme
NCBA is looking for candidates for the 1997 class of its "Future 
Coop Leaders Program", an educational programme designed to 
develop co-operative leadership in order to build a stronger 
co-operative Community. The Programme provides scholarships 
for staff, directors and members of co-operatives to attend a training 
and educational event held annually in Washington, DC.  

Contact Leta Mach at NCBA for further information or send an 
E-mail to

(Source Co-operative Business Journal, February 1997)