Do Cooperatives Have Anything to Offer in Today’s World
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The United Nations views cooperatives as a key contributor to advancing the global development agenda, and seeks to work with cooperatives for the greater social good. Given their record of social empowerment and economic resilience, cooperatives promote a solidarity economy and people-centred development. Various potential areas of action are identified for further cooperative endeavours, including a Global Cooperative Development Bank for financing, expansion, research, learning and coordination.
KeywordsCooperatives Solidarity economy Resilience People-centred development SDGs
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