ICA Global Youth Workshop Connecting & Inspiring Youth through Cooperatives

november, 2021

27novalldayICA Global Youth Workshop Connecting & Inspiring Youth through Cooperatives


Event Details

The ICA Global Youth Network will organise an all-day workshop on 27 November 2021 in South Korea prior to the 33rd ICA World Cooperative Congress.

This workshop will take place in Chunchen which is a beautiful city located in Gangwon Province about one hour drive from the Congress venue and three hours’ drive from the airport.

Workshop Agenda

26 November 2021 Arrival at Chucheon in the afternoon or evening. Short introductory programme in the evening.
27 November 2021 Workshop with topics as follows:

  • Present the ICA Youth Network and regional committees
  • Learn about the cooperative youth movement in Korea
  • Present the findings from the mapping project
  • Present the Replication Projects
  • Present the findings from the #coopyouth publication (case studies and toolkit) and break out into groups to work together to create your own youth coop based on the findings or improve your youth coop.

Local coop youth tour
First transport to Congress venue (Walkerhill Hotel) in the evening.

28 November 2021 Youth Assembly
Executive Committee Meeting
Second transport to Congress venue at noon.

The local partners will cover the following costs: transport from the workshop to the Walkerhill Hotel, meals and beverages 26-28 November during your stay at the workshop venue, and your accommodation for two nights at the workshop venue.

Register for the Workshop Today
Please tell us as soon as possible if you would like to participate in this workshop because space is limited. Preference will be given to those who are also attending the Congress.

Travelling to Seoul
Please reference this page which provides practical information necessary regarding travel to South Korea.
Note that you will need to be fully vaccinated at least two weeks before your travel, so please take this into consideration because the process to get a vaccination certificate from the date of your first vaccination can take 1 ½ months depending on the vaccine.

Congress Discount for Youth
We would also like to take this opportunity to inform you that youth who attend the Congress from 1-3 December will be eligible for a discount on their registration. The youth fee is EUR 250. This discount is for those who are 35 years or younger during the conference. To benefit from the youth discount, the registration code received by the ICA must be provided on the registration form. In order to obtain the registration code for the discounted rate, a copy of your passport must be sent to the Secretariat at 2021congressseoul@ica.coop.

Thank you in advance for letting us know if you will attend and we look forward to welcoming you in South Korea.

Updated information on this workshop will be provided here on the ICA Youth Network webpage as it becomes available.

With cooperative greetings,

Sébastien Chaillou

Contact Gretchen Hacquard at hacquard@ica.coop if you have any questions.

[Details above: September 9, 2021 email from Gretchen Hacquard]


All Day (Saturday) Korean Standard Time


Chuncheon, South Korea