11th OECS Credit Union Summit in St. Kitts

CaribbeanThe 11th OECS Credit Union Summit will be held in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis under the Theme: “Innovation-Co-operation-Integration: Strategies for a Successful Co-operative Movement”.

This year’s summit will be held from August 21st – August 25 and will be hosted by the St. Kitts & Nevis National Co-operative League Ltd.

Proposed Topics:

  • Innovations in Lending
  • Adding Value to Co-operatives’ Membership
  • Building Relationships between Credit Unions and Non-Financial Co-operatives
  • Compliance:  Co-operatives Societies Act, Co-operatives Societies Regulations and Statutory Reporting

A contingent of thirty (30) Dominicans will attend the Summit representing five (5) credit Unions around the island together with staff and volunteers of the League.

Last year the summit was held in Dominica with a contingent of about three hundred (300) participants representing five (5) Credit Unions from the OECS.

The Summit is held every year to allow Credit Unions to come together to discuss issues affecting the Movement.  The group will return home on Sunday August 25, 2013.

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