International Years

2025: International Year of Cooperatives

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Following the success of the 2012 International Year of Cooperatives, the resolution encourages Member States, the UN and relevant stakeholders to take advantage of the International Year of Cooperatives as a way of promoting cooperatives and raising awareness of their contribution to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and to overall social and economic development.

The resolution (A/RES/78/175) is available here in all six official languages of the United Nations.
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International Year of Youth (IYY) 2010-2011International Year of Cooperatives 2012

Since 1959 the United Nations has designated International years in order to draw attention to major issues and to encourage international action to address concerns which have global importance and ramifications. Our International Years:

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