Resolution Submitted by the Central Union of Workers' Productive Co-ops in Bulgaria

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Source : ICA, August,  1997

Support for a Project to Establish an International Training Centre 
for the Education of Co-operative Specialists 
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Submitted by the Central Union of Workers' Productive Co-operatives, Bulgaria

The ICA General Assembly
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NOTES that during the last 20 years more than 3,000 co-operative
managers and leaders from 54 countries have improved their 
qualifications in the Higher Institute for Co-operative Workers at the University for
National and World Economy in Sofia ;

BELIEVES that, in the present competitive market economy, efforts 
to increase the expertise of co-operative personnel are more 
important than ever and should be improved through contemporary 
techniques ;

EXPRESSES support for the proposal to establish in Sofia an International Training Center
for education of co-operative specialists, which has been elaborated under the guidance
of the Institute for Social Co-operation (ICOSI-France) and with the participation of the
Central Union of Workers' Productive Co-operatives and the University for National and
World Economy in Bulgaria ; and

AGREES that the ICA should support the project when it is presented to
relevent official authorities for approval, and that after its
establishment the International Training Center become part of the 
ICA's Resource Development network and Programme.