CDI Speaks before the UN and Wins the “People’s Choice Award”

CDI Executive Director Noemi Giszpenc was invited to present at the U.N. in New York as part of a panel on the “Sustainable Development Goals” and how to engage citizen participation in implementing them. The basic point of the Sustainable Development Goals is that all people should be able to live their lives in dignity, peace and freedom to be able to reach their potential. When she spoke, Noemi suggested that in order to get to the goal of freedom, we should use cooperatives, that rely on and build up people’s autonomy, self-determination and self-responsibility.

This was a major event, and we were thrilled to be involved and to bring the message of cooperation to a world audience.

Read the full article in the Cooperative Development Institute newsletter

 

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