IV Summit of the Americas

Nov 14, 2016 - Nov 18, 2016

IV Summit of the Americas

The IV Summit of the Americas - Co-operatives: Working together for sustainable development conference will gather over 800 co-operators and stakeholders in Montevideo, Uruguay from the 14-18 November to work together on identifying common initiatives, proposals and strategies on three main thematic areas: economic, social and political situation in the region; strengthening of Social and Solidarity Economy; and contribution of co-operatives to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, through an extensive five days programme of activities.

There are three main Thematic Axes, organized around sub-axes or specific topics are:

  • Axis 1: Power, market, democracy and development

  • Axis 2: Social and Solidarity Economy and strategies for its strengthtening

  • Axis 3: Contribution of cooperatives to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

Click here to find out more about the conference and to register as a delegate.

Find out more about co-operatives in Uruguay, including its 1,600 housing co-operatives, in their introductory video to the conference.

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