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      Volume 5 Number 10, October 31, 2011

Celebrating the International Year of Co-operatives?

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The United Nations is launching the much anticipated International Year of Co-operatives in New York City today. Canada's co-operatives will be making the most of this historic year. How will you and your co-op mark the occasion? This issue of International Dispatch brings you three ways to fast track your preparations for the coming celebration. 


Order copies of Celebrating the International Year of Co-operatives, CCA's brand new fcolour calendar featuring photographs from CCA's international development work and inspiring quotes from such well-known figures as Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Gandhi, Agnes MacPhail and co-winner of this year's Pulitzer Peace Prize Ellen Johnson-SirleafIt's beautiful and it's free (order while supplies last).




Check out www.Canada2012.coop, a timely one-stop-shop for all things IYC related. This dynamic new website comes to you courtesy of CCA, CCCM and the Co-operatives Secretariat to help you make the most of this historic year.  



While looking through the site, be sure to subscribe to 2012 Matters, a monthly e-newsletter about IYC news and events happening in your region, in Canada and around the world. The International Co-operative Alliance holds its own official launch of the International Year of Co-operatives on November 14 in Cancun, Mexico. Watch the CCA website for details.



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Keep the International Year of Co-operatives front and centre in your home or office. Order your free 2012 IYC calendar today (while supplies last)

This publication is undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada provided through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

Cette publication est réalisée avec l'appui financier du gouvernement du Canada accordé par l'entremise de l'Agence canadienne de développement international (ACDI).