Our members

La Asociación Colombiana de Cooperativas is an organization for the integration and representation of cooperatives, characterized by its trade union leadership and permanent presence as a sectoral interlocutor to the different public and private bodies.
Maria Eugenia, Directora

Canadian Worker Cooperative Federation
The Canadian Worker Cooperative Federation is a national, bilingual grassroots membership organization of and for worker co-operatives, related types of co-operatives (multi-stakeholder co-ops and worker-shareholder co-ops), and organizations that support the growth and development of worker co-operatives.
Hazel Corcoran, Executive Director

La Confederación Nacional de Cooperativas de Trabajo is a third-level trade union organization that groups more than 36 Federations of worker cooperatives throughout the Argentine Republic.
Cristhian Miño, Legal Representative
CONTACT: Hugo Oscar Cabrera, International affairs

La Cooperativa Boliviana de Cemento, Industrias y Servicios is the only industrial cooperative in the hands of Bolivians to boost the development of the country. The Cooperative is an important generator of direct and indirect employment sources, mainly in the Department of Cochabamba.
Sandro Rodríguez Fernández, Presidente
CONTACT: José Luis Rendón Aranibar

Confederación Nacional Cooperativa de Actividades Diversas de la República Mexicana
La Confederación Nacional Cooperativa De Actividades Diversas De La República Mexicana is a third level organization founded in 1998, which groups and represents Unions and Federations of cooperatives of diverse activities (in their great majority of production and services), now present in fifteen states of the Mexican Republic.
Dov Orian, Executive Director

La Confederación de Cooperativas de Colombia is the highest body for the integration of cooperatives, representing the Colombian cooperative sector at the national and international level and defending and promoting, at the national level, the integration between the cooperatives and their sustainability.
Carlos Ernesto Acero, Executive President
CONTACT: Martha Luz Camargo De la Hoz

La Confederación Paraguaya de Cooperativas is a cooperative of third degree, of trade union character, that serves as a center of discussion and analysis of legal, tax, education issues that affect the entire cooperative sector of the country.
Myriam Baez Rojas, President
CONTACT: Lic. Mirtha Casco Prujel, General Manager

La Federación de Cooperativas de Producción del Uruguay is the representative entity of worker cooperatives associated with Uruguay, recognized nationally and internationally for its leadership in the process of transformation of our society based on cooperative values and principles. This task is based on strong ties of solidarity with other workers’ organizations and the social economy.
Javier García, President

La Federación de Cooperativas de Trabajo represents and defends the rights and interests of worker cooperatives.
Christian Horton, President
CONTACT: José Hernán Orbaiceta, Representative for International Relations

Liga de cooperativas de Puerto Rico
La Liga de cooperativas de Puerto Rico is the the highest level federated organization for the integration of Puerto Rican cooperativism. Cooperatives, federations, and cooperative centers legitimately organized in Puerto Rico are grouped in order to defend the common interests of the Movement, advance its development and promote education and cooperative integration.
William Ortiz Negron, President
CONTACT: Lucille Rodriguez

La Organização das Cooperativas Brasileiras is responsible for fostering and defending the Brazilian cooperative system, presenting cooperativism as a solution to a more just, happy, balanced world with better opportunities for all.
Márcio Lopes de Freitas – President
CONTACT: João Marcos Martins

La Central de Cooperativas e Empreendimentos Solidários is a civil association with non-economic purposes, of national scope, of democratic nature, whose foundations are the commitment to the defense of the real interests of the working class, the improvement of the conditions of life and People’s work, economic efficiency and engagement in the process of transformation of Brazilian society based on the values of democracy and social justice.
Travessa Monteiro Lobato, 95 – 1st. floor – Centro
Arildo Mota Lopes, President 
President: Leo Pinho

United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives
The United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives (USFWC) is the national grassroots membership organization for worker cooperatives. Our mission is to build a thriving cooperative movement of stable, empowering jobs through worker-ownership. We advance worker-owned, -managed, and -governed workplaces through cooperative education, advocacy and development.
Esteban Kelly, Executive Director


CICOPA Americas
CICOPA Americas includes 13 organisations present in 10 counties of the American continent. It is a sectoral organisation of ICA – Americas, the regional organisation of the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) for the Americas. CICOPA Americas includes two sub-regional organisations: CICOPA North America (grouping cooperative organisations from the USA, Canada and Mexico) and CICOPA Mercosur (grouping cooperative organisations from Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay).

International Organisation of Industrial, Artisanal and
Service Producers' Cooperatives

Secretariat: C/O European Cooperative House - avenue Milcamps 105
1030 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 2 543 1033, fax: +32 2 543 1037
E-mail: cicopa[at]

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