CIBP opens the registrations for the 9th edition of the LINK training programme for Executive Managers



CIBP has opened the registration for its 9th cycle of the LINK training programme  that will start on 10 June 2015 in Montabaur.

The training programme of the cycle (2015/2016) is divided into three modules that will take place in three different countries:

1.    Module I Strategy: Wednesday, June 10 to Sunday, June 14 – 2015 in Montabaur, Germany;
2.    Module II Leadership: Wednesday, November 11 to Sunday, November 15 – 2015 in Marrakech, Morocco;
3.    Module III Innovation:  Wednesday, February 24 to Sunday, February 28 – 2016 in Washington D.C., hosted by Filene Research Institute in the US.

 Executive managers from popular and cooperative banking institutions will thus benefit from a cross-border training programme which promotes the cooperative business model around the world.

The enhancement of common cooperative values among members certainly contributes to the increasing of CIBP members’ network sharing the same business model.


6th Forum Co-operative Banks and SMEs - Co-operative banks: a model to finance the real economy

On December 1st took place the “6th Forum Co-operative Banks and SMEs”. This event was organized by CIBP in co-operation with EACB, UNICO and UEAPME and it was hosted by the EESC.
This yearly event, has become a reference at EU level as a platform that offers a comprehensive overview on SME’s financing. It takes on board the views of EU regulators, SME’s representatives and Co-operative Banks, enhancing a constructive dialogue among them.


CIBP releases a new video: Popular and Cooperative Banks - Local engines for global growth

6th Forum Co-operative Banks and SMEs

The Confédération Internationale des Banques Populaires (CIBP), the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC),  the European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB), the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (UEAPME) and Unico Banking Group have presented the programme of the 6th Forum Co-operative banks and SMEs: a model to finance the real economy.