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Learn How to Develop Youth Coops

Do you want to learn how to develop youth cooperatives? Apply to an online training of trainers to take place in February 2023 to learn how to apply Cooperative Spring: A CoopYouth Toolkit. The application deadline is 31 January 2023.
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Participate in the Youth Leadership Exchange Program

Are you interested in learning about cooperatives? Join a tailor-made study tour. Apply by 31 January 2023.
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Get to know the #coopyouth Replication Project winners

#coopyouth Replication Project winners announced

Promoting youth in the cooperative movement

Do you also think youth are a key actor of change? Help us make the #coopyouth Network Action Plan a success!


The International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) formed the Youth Committee to advise, support and represent youth in the cooperative movement globally. Its members and supporters are young people of all nationalities working together to build more just and equitable societies.

Regional Committees & Networks

There are four regional committees and networks.

Join #CoopYouth

We are a group of young people around the world working together for a better world. 


The ICA Youth Committee is here to:


We represent youth who are interested in cooperatives and cooperation.


We connect youth by creating spaces for reflection, discussion and training.


We advise youth by facilitating opportunities to promote time and space for reflection, discussion, exchange, research and training.


Indonesia waste bank coop
16 Mar 2023

A group of Indonesian young people affected by leprosy…

Solar energy coop
16 Mar 2023

Affordable energy has become a reality for 35 families…

16 Mar 2023

With support from the YRP, Red Root Artists Cooperative…

16 Mar 2023 is a youth-led cooperative on a mission to…

#coopyouth network discussion forum

We have created a forum for the #coopyouth network to be connected, built on open source software.

Post your questions, learn from each other, and let's discuss together!

#coopyouth Social media feed


Upcoming #CoopYouth Events

Marked since 1923, cooperators worldwide have been celebrating it for 100 years!

#CoopYouth Publications