Virtual Meeting of the Board and Presidium of the IRU
International Raiffeisen Union (IRU) met for the IRU Board and Presidium meeting on 29 November 2021. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the event was conducted online.
A joint meeting of the IRU Board and Presidium was organized virtually. Annual report was presented and detailed information was given on the activities and future projects of IRU. The final version of the IRU Vision & Mission, which had been sent out to the members in advance, was presented and adopted jointly at the meeting.
The participants shared their insights and also explained the effects of the coronavirus pandemic and the current situation of the cooperative sector in their countries. As a board member, Agricultural Credit Cooperatives of Turkey was present at the meeting, giving a brief summary of its activities in 2021as well as the challenges faced during the pandemic and the strategies taken to overcome them.