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The International Cooperative Alliance has a new President: Dame Pauline Green

25 November 2009 [ English ] français ]

Dame Pauline Green was elected for a four year term as President of the ICA at the organisation’s general assembly held in Geneva on 19 - 20 November 2009 on the theme “Global crisis – Cooperative opportunity”. Pauline Green underlined the importance to substantially increase the visibility of the ICA and the whole international cooperative movement, in particular towards international organisations.

Dame Pauline Green has been part of the Cooperative Movement for the past 35 years from its youth movement to being its advocate on European affairs to the European Parliament as a cooperative Member of Parliament.

She was Chief Executive and General Secretary of Co-operatives UK, a position she held from 2000 to October 2009. She previously served as Co-President of Cooperatives Europe and ICA Vice-President for Europe. Dame Pauline has played an active role in the international cooperative movement particularly in Cooperatives Europe and strongly supported the restructuring process of the ICA.