Cooperatives Building a Better Future for All

On the International Day of Cooperatives (IDC; CoopsDay) 2024, cooperatives will showcase their contributions to building a better future with a focus on sustainable economic growth, environmental consciousness, and climate action, accelerating efforts to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

Power of Cooperatives


Mr. Ariel Guarco
ICA President

Dr. Chandrapal Singh Yadav
ICA-AP President

ICA-AP Position on Cooperatives Build a Better Ftuture for All

The Asia and Pacific region is home to a diverse and vibrant cooperative movement that has been instrumental in driving socio-economic development, promoting environmental sustainability, and fostering community resilience. On this IDC, we highlight the lessons learned and explore how cooperatives can keep making a positive impact and help build a better future for everyone.

Get involved

#CoopsDay Media Pack

Use the official logo, promotional poster, and communication toolkit to participate in the digital campaign. Find all the resources here.

#CoopsDay Map

Share your story on how you are marking the day and how your cooperative is contributing to building a better future. Write to


Member  Activities

Take a look at how cooperatives in Asia-Pacific celebrated CoopsDay

Coops Building a #BetterFutureForAll in Australia

The Business Council of Cooperatives and Mutuals (BCCM) in Australia, celebrated the power of their network which has a combined membership of 11 million!

Sahkar Se Samriddhi Conference in India

The cooperative movement in India celebrated the 102nd International Cooperative Day and the third anniversary of the Ministry of Cooperation by organizing ‘Sahkar Se Samriddhi‘ (Prosperity through Cooperation) Conference in Gujarat.  

Read the message by Mr. Dileep Sanghani, President of NCUI here. 

1 July 2023

Coops Day in Myanmar

The cooperative movement of Myanmar will celebrate CoopsDay at Nay Pyi Taw. The Union Minister, Deputy Union Minister from the Ministry of Cooperative and Rural Development, government officers of Cooperative Departments from all states and regions, Chairmans/ BODs of unions of cooperative federations from all states and regions and CCS will attend this event. There will be an exhibition of cooperative products as well.

Stories of #Coops4sdgs in Australia

    In the lead-up to CoopsDay, the Business Council of Cooperatives and Mutuals (BCCM) in Australia, has been reflecting on how the cooperative and mutual movement supports the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

    1 July 2023

    Coops Day in Japan

    Japan Cooperative Alliance (JCA) and Cooperatives in Japan will jointly hold the 101st International Day of Cooperatives Forum in Tokyo (hybrid).

    Stories of #Coops4sdgs in Singapore

      Ahead of CoopsDay, the Singapore National Cooperative Federation (SNCF) is spotlighting how the local #Cooperatives are undertaking #sustainability efforts in their daily operations. ⁠