A Virtual Global Financial Symposium: The economic impacts of COVID-19 on credit unions

MADISON, WI (November 9, 2020)Thursday, November 24, 9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. – U.S. Central Standard Time (CST)

The economic impacts of COVID-19 are being felt throughout the world, with some regions facing deeper and longer-lasting negative effects than others. Along with the impacts being felt on a national and regional level, credit unions face their own unique set of financial challenges going forward.

World Council’s COVID-19 Response Committee is hosting this webinar to help credit unions respond to this new reality. It will feature presentations on:

  • The Global Economic Consequences of COVID-19: A Multi-Country Analysis, by Kamiar Mohaddes, Economist at the Cambridge Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow in Economics at King’s College, Cambridge.
  • How COVID-19 is Impacting United States’ credit unions and their finances, by Mike Schenk, Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer for Policy Analysis and Chief Economist for Credit Union National Association (CUNA).
  • The effects of COVID-19 on Latin American credit unions, by Adrian Rodgriguez, CEO, Federation of Savings and Credit Cooperatives of Costa Rica.
  • Caribbean credit unions and the pandemic, by Patrick Antoine, Consultant on International Finance, Economic Policy, International Trade, Agricultural Policy at Econotech, Ltd., Trinidad and Tobago

You can register for the November 24 webinar by following this link:

This is the first in a series of Virtual Financial Symposiums on the Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on Credit Unions. Regional symposiums are also scheduled as follows:

Eastern Europe: Thursday, November 26, 3:00 a.m. (CST-US) with the National Association of Cooperative Savings and Credit Unions (Poland)

Africa: December TBA

Asia: December TBA

Registration information for the regional symposiums will be available in the coming weeks.

If you have questions, contact Greg Neumann, World Council Corporate Communications Manager, at or +1 608-395-2048.

About World Council of Credit Unions

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Greg Neumann
Phone: +1 608-395-2048

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