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The Year in the UK
As the birthplace of the global co-operative movement, the UK will be at the heart of the International Year. There 13.5 million members in the UK, working in 5,933 co-operatives. What are your plans?
Boasting some of the world's most successful and dynamic co-operative businesses, 2012 will be an exciting year in the UK for all involved!
Throughout the year, co-operative businesses will be running promotions, events and activities, to create a buzz around the inspirational, innovative work that co-operatives are famous for. Look at our Events Calendar for activities in the UK and across the world.
Co-operatives Fortnight 2012
From Saturday 23 June to 7 July, co-operatives across the UK celebrate the annual campaign, Co-operatives Fortnight. The UK co-operative sector's annual celebration was the peak in the UK's International Year activities. Discover which activities and events took place by clicking here.
The pinnacle of the International Year's events will be Co-operatives United, taking place in Manchester, England. A whole week of celebrations are dedicated to the global co-operative festival; bringing together co-operatives from across the world, through exhilarating exhibitions and games, to brilliant business and campaigning conferences.
Learn more about The Year across the world