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What is ICA Global Human Resources Development Committee ?

ICA Global Human Resources Development Committee
November 1998

The ICA Global HRD Committee is a specialised committee of the International Co-operative Alliance. It aims to promote and support the initiation and furtherance of HRD programmes within co-operatives and co-operative organizations at global, regional, national and local levels, so as to enhance their social and economic effectiveness.

The Global HRD Committee seeks to serve as a flexible network linking all those concerned with HRD, including existant and emerging networks. It will further the exchange of experience, materials, personnel, etc. among its members. It will facilitate regional networking and will seek to bring the regional networks into effective contact with each other. It will organise HRD-focused workshops and discussions at ICA General and Regional Assemblies. The committee operates on a self-sustaining basis.

The members of the Global HRD Committee are persons responsible for and actively involved in co-operative HRD activities. The Global HRD Committee may also decide to invite non-ICA frameworks actively involved in co-operative HRD to become institutional members. In general, observers both from ICA members and non-member organizations may be invited to participate in Global HRD Committee meetings and/or activities. International organizations engaged, on an ongoing basis, in co-operative HRD related activi
The Global HRD Committee meets regularly once every two years at the time and place of each meeting of the ICA General Assembly and at other times and places when necessary.

ICA is an independent, non-governmental association which unites, represents and serves co-operatives worldwide. Founded in 1895, it now has 232 members in 93 countries, plus four international members.

Chairman:     Mr. Yehudah Paz
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Secretary:     Mr. Jan-Eirik Imbsen
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