List of Member Organisations (1997)

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               List of ICA Member Organisations
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24/11/1997

1. Argentina

1921 Federacion Argentina de Cooperativas de  Consumo
1961 Asociacion Argentina de Cooperativas y Mutualidades de
     Seguros
1964 Intercoop, Editora Cooperativa Ltda.,  
1972 Confederacion Cooperativa de la Republica Argentina  
1974 Instituto Movilizador de Fondos Cooperativos 
1981 Federacion de Bancos Cooperativos de la Republica
     Argentina
1987 Confederacion Intercooperativa Agropecuaria Cooperativa
     Ltda. 
1996 Cooperativa de Electricidad Bariloche

2.  Armenia 

1993 Union of Consumer Societies.

3.  Austria   

1907  Konsumverband
1949  Oesterreichischer Verband Gemeinnutziger
     Bauvereinigungen Revisionverband

4. Azerbaijan 

1995 Union of Consumer Co-operatives

5.  Bangladesh 

1962 Bangladesh Jatiya Samabaya Union

6.  Belarus 

1992 Belorussian Republican Union of Consumer Societies
     (Belcoopsoyuz)

7.  Belgium 

1895 Federation Belge des Cooperatives  
1907 Prevoyance & Voorzorg (P&V)
1948 Societe Cooperative Arcopar
1955 Office des Pharmacies Cooperatives de Belgique (OPHACO)

8.  Benin  

1993 Centre Panafricain de Formation Cooperative-Institut
     Superieur Panafricain d'Etude Cooperative
1993 Federation des Caisses d'Epargne et de Credit Agricole
     Mutualiste du Benin  
1994 Association Cooperative pour le Developpement Rural
     ACOODER

9. Bolivia 

1992 Cooperativa de Telefonos Automaticos de Santa Cruz de la
     Sierra (COTAS Ltd.)
1995 Cooperativa Multiactiva "La Merced" Ltd.,

10. Botswana 

1978 Botswana Agriculture Co-operative Union Ltd., (BAMCU)

11. Brazil 

1988 Organization of Co-operatives of Brazil (OCB)
1995 Associaciao de Orientaciao as Cooperativas de Nordeste
     (ASSOCENE)
1995 Unimed do Brazil
1996 Condederacao Brasileira das Cooperativas de Credito (CONFEBRAS)
1996 Condederacao Brasileira das Cooperativas de Energia Telefonia 
     e Desenvolvimiento Rural (CONBRAC)
1997 Confederacao Brasileira de Cooperativas Habitacionais


12. Bulgaria   

1903 Central Co-operative Union
1991 Central Union of the Productive Co-operatives

13.Burkina Faso 

1993 Union Nationale des Cooperatives Agricoles et Maraicheres
     du Burkina, UCOBAM

14. Canada     

1912 Canadian Co-operative Association, 
1957 Conseil Canadien de la Cooperation

15. Cape Verde

1993 Federation Nationale des Cooperatives de Consommation
     FENACOOP

16. Chile

1996 Cooperativa del Personal de la Universidad de Chile Ltd
1996 cooperativa de Servicios de Proteccion Medica Particular Ltd

17. China  

1985 All China Federation of Supply and Marketing Co-
     operatives

18. Colombia

1993 Asociacion Colombiana de Cooperativas (ASCOOP)
1995 Seguros la Equidad

19. Costa Rica

1994 Federacion Nacional de Cooperativas de Ahorro y Credito y
     Servicios Multiples
1995 Consorzio Cooperativo de Consumos Cartagines (CONSUCOOP)
1996 Consejo Nacional de Cooperativas

20. Cote d'Ivoire

1993 Union Regionale des Entreprises Cooperatives de la Zone
     des Savannes  

21. Cyprus

1958 Co-operative Central Bank Ltd., 
1962 Cyprus Turkish Co-operative Central Bank Ltd.,
1962 Vine Products Co-operative Marketing Union Ltd.,
1986 Pancyprian Co-operative Confederation Ltd., 

22. Czech Republic

1913 Co-operative Association of the Czech Republic
1995 Association of Agricultural Co-ops and Companies in the Czech 
     Republic 

23. Denmark 

1902 De Samvirkende Danske Andelsselskaber
1904 Fllesforeningen for Danmarks Brugsforeninger    
1921 Det Kooperative Fllesforbund i Danmark 

24. Dominican Republic

1996 Cooperativa Nacional de servicios Multiples de Los Maestros 

25. Egypt  

1975 Central Agricultural Co-operative Union (CACU)
1981 Central Producers Co-operative Union
1982 Higher Institute of Co-operative Managerial Studies   
1988 General Co-operative Union
1991 Higher Institute of Agricultural Co-operation  
1994 Central Co-operative Housing Union 

26. El Salvador 

1991 Confederacion de Asociaciones Cooperativcas de El
     Salvador (COACES)
1996 Federacion de Associaciones Cooperativas de
     Ahorro y Credito (FEDECACES)

1996 Union de Cooperativas Productoras, Beneficiadoras y 
     Exportadoras(UCRAPOBEX)

27. Estonia 

1991 Estoninan Union of Consumer Societies

28. Fiji     

1988 Fiji Co-operative Union 

29. Finland 

1904 Finn Co-op Pellervo
1907 Suomen Kuluttajaosuustoiminnan Liitto r.y. (Finnish
     Consumer Co-operative Association) 

30. France 

1895 Federation Nationale des Cooperatives de Consommateurs 
1921 Confederation Generale des Societes Cooperatives
     Ouvrieres de Production
1924 Confederation Nationale de la Mutualite de la Cooperation
     et du Credit Agricole
1976 Confederation Nationale du Credit Mutuel
1985 Caisse Centrale de Credit Cooperatif
1987 Groupement National de la Cooperation 

31. Gambia

1970 Gambia Co-operative Union Ltd.

32. Georgia 

1992 Central Union of Consumer Societies (Tsekavshiri) 

33. Germany 

1904 Bundesverband deutscher Konsumgenossenschaften e.V.  
1951  Gesamverband der Wohnungswirtschaft e.V.   
1971 Verband der Konsumgenossenschaften (VdK)
1992 Deutscher Genossenschafts-und Raiffeisenverband E.V.,  

34. Greece 

1947 Panhellenic Confederation of Unions of Agricultural Co-
     operatives (Paseges)
1992  Institute of Co-operation

35. Honduras

1996 Cooperativa de Ahorro y Credito "Sagrada Familia"
1996 Federacion de Cooperativas de Ahorro y Credito
1996 Financiera de Cooperativas Agropecuarias

36. Hungary 

1902 National Federation of Consumer Co-operatives (AFEOSZ)   
1969 Hungarian Industrial Association (OKISZ) 
1970 National Co-operative Council
1971 National Federation of Agricultural Co-operators and
     Producers, MOSZ

37. India  

1963 National Agricultural Co-operative Marketing Federation    
1964 National Co-operative Union of India
1976 National Co-operative Consumers Federation
1976 National Co-operative Land Development Banks Federation
     Ltd.   
1976 National Federation of State Co-operative Banks Ltd.  
1980 Indian Farmers Ferlilizer Co-operatives Ltd.
1986 Krishak Bharati Co-operative Ltd.
1989 National Federation of Urban Cooperative Banks and Credit Societies
1989 National Co-operative Dairy Federation


38. Indonesia 

1958 Dewan Koperasi Indonesia (Indonesian Co-operative
     Council)

39. Iran  

1988 Central Organization for Rural Co-operatives 
1991 Central Union of Rural Co-operatives 

40. Israel   

1925 Hevrat Ha'Ovdim

41. Italy  

1895 Lega Nazionale delle Cooperative e Mutue  
1946 Confederazione Cooperative Italiane   
1962 Associazione Generale delle Cooperative Italiane 

42. Japan  

1951 Central Union of Agricultural Co-operatives JA-Zenchu 
1951 Japanese Consumers' Co-operative Union  
1958 National Federation of Fisheries Co-operative Association
     (ZENGYOREN) 
1970 National Federation of Forest Owners' Co-operative
     Associations   
1976 The Norinchukin Bank  
1977 IE-NO-HIKARI Association 
1977 National Federation of Agricultural Co-operative
     Association (ZEN-NOH)   
1977 National Mutual Insurance Federation of Agricultural Co-
     operatives  
1989 National Press and Information Federation of Agricultural
     Cooperatives   
1992 National Federation of Workers & Consumers Insurance Co-
     operatives (Zenrosai)   
1992 Japanese Workers' Co-operative Union (Jigyodan)

43. Jordan 

1959 Jordan Co-operative Organization

44. Kazakhstan 

1992 Union of Consumer Societies

45. Kenya  

1988 Co-operative Insurance Services Ltd., 
1995 Co-operative Bank of Kenya

46. Korea (Rep. of)

1963 National Agricultural Co-operative Federation   
1979 National Federation of Fisheries Co-operatives
1983 National Livestock Co-operatives Federation   
1992 National Credit Union Federation of Korea (NACUFOK)  
1994 Korean Federation of Community Credit Co-operatives
     (Saemaul Movement)
1996 National Forestry Co-operatives Federation

47. Kuwait 

1981 Union of Consumer Co-operative Societies        
1989 Union of Agricultural Products Co-operative Societies

48. Kyrghyzstan 

1993  Union of Consumer Societies 

49. Latvia 

1991 Latvian Union of Consumer Societies   

50. Lithuania  

1991 Lithuanian Union of Consumer Societies

51.  Malaysia 

1957 Co-operative Union of Malaysia  
1971 The Malaysian Co-operative Insurance Society Ltd.
1972 National Co-operative Organization of Malaysia (ANGKASA) 
1979 National Land Finance Co-operative Society Ltd.   
1986 The Malaysian Co-operative Consumer Society Ltd.

52.  Mali  

1988 Union Nationale des Cooperatives de Maraichers et
     Planteurs

53. Mexico 

1981 Confederacion Mexicana de Cajas Populares

54. Moldova 

1993 Union of Consumer Societies

55. Mongolia 

1993 Central Union of Mongolian Consumers Co-operatives

56. Morocco 

1988 Office du Developpement de la Cooperation

57. Myanmar 

1993 Central Co-operative Society

58. Netherlands Antilles (Curacao)

1996 Federacion de Cooperativas de Ahorro y Credito (FEKOSKSAN)

59. Niger  

1993 Union Nationale des Cooperatives du Niger

60. Norway 

1900 Norges Kooperative Landsforening   
1954 Norske Boligbyggelags Landsforening   
1977 Landbrukssamvirkets Felleskontor   
1980 Samvirke Insurance Group   

61. Pakistan  

1984 National Co-operative Union of Pakistan
1990 Sind Government Employees Cooperative Housing Society

62. Paraguay 

1993 Central Co-operativa Nacional

63. Peru  

1994 Cooperativa de Ahorro y Credito Petroperu Ltda
1996 Cooperativa de Servicios Multiples "7 de Agosto" Ltda

64. Philippines 

1979 National Confederation of Co-operatives
1981 Co-operative Union of the Philippines    

65. Poland 

1971 Supreme Co-operative Council
1919 National Auditing Union of "Spolem" Consumer Co-
     operatives
1997 National Association of Co-operative Savings and Credit Unions
1997 National Auditing Union of Workers Co-operatives

66. Portugal   

1979 Instituto "Antonio Sergio" do Sector Cooperativo
     (INSCOOP)  
1981 Federaao Nacional das Cooperativas de Consumo

67. Puerto Rico 

1950 Co-operative League of Puerto Rico 
1991 Co-operativa de Seguros Multiples   
1993 Cooperativa de Seguros de Vida (COSVI)

68. Romania 

1895 Central Union of Consumer Co-operatives, CENTROCOOP
1991 Union Centrale des Cooperatives Artisanales de Roumanie
     (UCECOM) 

69. Russia 

1903 Central Union of Consumer Societies (Centrosoyus)
1992 Koopvneshtorg   
1993 Moscow Regional Union of Consumer Societies
1993 Unity Co-op Bank
1994 Co-op Union of Rep. of Tatarstan 

70. Senegal 

1993 Federation des Organisations Non Gouvernementales du
     Senegal (FONGS) 
1993 Union Nationale des Cooperatives Agricoles du Senegal

71. Singapore 

1985 The Singapore National Co-operative Federation Ltd.

72. Slovak Republic

1993 Co-operative Union of the Slovak Rep. 

73. Slovenia 

1994 Co-operative Union of Slovenia 

74. Spain  

1981 Union Nacional de Cooperativas de Consumo de Espana  
1987 Confederacion de Cooperativas de Catalunia
1988 Consejo Superior de Cooperativas de Euskadi Basque
     Country  
1990 Confederacion de Cooperativas Agrarias de Espana          
1990 Union Nacional de Cooperativas de Credito
1991 Fundacion Espriu

75. Sri Lanka 

1973 National Co-operative Council of Sri Lanka
1988 Federation of Thrift and Credit Co-operative
1989 Sri Lanka Co-operative Marketing Federation   
1992 Sri Lanka Consumer Co-operative Societies Federation
     Ltd., COOPFED,  

76. Swaziland 

1993 Central Co-operative Union of Swaziland 

77. Sweden 

1902 Kooperativa Forbundet   
1951 HSB:s Riksforbund
1954 Kooperativa Konsumentgillesforbundet
1960 Riksbyggen
1963 Lantbrukarnas Riksforbund
1964 Folksam Insurance Group 

78. Switzerland 

1900  Coop Schweiz

79. Tanzania 

1979 Tanzania Federation of Co-operatives 

80. Thailand 

1971 Co-operative League of Thailand

81. Tonga

1995 Tonga Co-operazive Federation

82. Turkey 

1969 Turkish Co-operative Association   
1984 Union of Housing Co-operatives in Batikent (KENT-KOOP)  
1987 Central Union of Agricultural Credit Co-operatives
1987 Sugar Beets Farmers Production Co-operative Union   
1994 Taris Union of Agricultural Co-operative Societies
1995 Adana-Koop

83. Turkmenistan

1993  Union of Consumer Societies 

84. United Kingdom

1895 Co-operative Union Ltd., 
.... Co-operative Bank p.l.c.,
.... Co-operative Wholesale Society Ltd.,     
.... Co-operative Insurance Society Ltd.,   
1972 The Plunkett Foundation for Co-operative Studies

85. Uganda 

1964 Uganda Co-operative Alliance

86. Ukraine 

1992 Union of Consumer Societies (UKOOPSOYUZ) 

87. USA  

1918 National Co-operative Business Association
1996 Ohio Farm Bureau Federation
1997 Co-operative Housing Foundation
1998 Natiowide Insurance Entreprise

88. Uruguay     

1989 Confederacion Uruguaya de Entitades Cooperativas
1993 Asociacion de Cooperativas de Ahorro y Credito

89. Uzbekistan 

1992 Uzbek Republican Union of Consumer Societies

90. Vietnam  

1988 Central Council of Supply and Marketing Co-operatives 

91. Ex-Yugoslavia 

1924 Zadruzni Savez Jugoslavije  

92. Zambia   

1974 Zambia Co-operative Federation Ltd.
1994 Co-operative Bank of Zambia

International Organizations
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1. 1948   International Co-operative Petroleum Association,
          ICPA, Doordrecht, Netherlands
2. 1967   Organization of the Co-operatives of America, OCA,   
          Santa Fe de Bogota , Colombia
3. 1977   World Council of Credit Unions, Madison, Wisconsin,  
           USA
4. 1985   Confederacion de Cooperativas del Caribe y Centro   
          America, CCC-CA, San Jose, Costa Rica
5. 1991   Confederacion Latinoamericana de Cooperativas de   
          Ahorro y Credito, COLAC, Panama
6. 1992   International Council for Consumer Co-operation,   
          CONSUMINTER, Moscow, Russia
7. 1992   Association of Asian Confederation of Credit   
          Unions, ACCU, Bangkok, Thailand
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