World Council opens nominations for Distinguished Service Award

Nominations are open for the World Council of Credit Unions 2021 Distinguished Service Award and are due by March 12. The award honors individuals and organizations that have provided outstanding service to credit union development outside their home country and will be presented at the 2021 Virtual World Credit Union Conference, July 14-21.

Individuals and organizations whose activities and achievements have furthered World Council’s vision to expand financial inclusion worldwide through the global credit union community are eligible for nomination by World Council member organizations. Individual recipients are those whose actions have significantly benefited global credit union development beyond their national boundaries. Institutional recipients are organizations or agencies that have provided financial or technical assistance to develop international credit union movements and their service infrastructures over an extended period of time. Credit unions affiliated with World Council member organizations may also nominate individuals or organizations with the endorsement by a World Council member organization.

Nominations must be made by a World Council member organization. Visit to download the nomination criteria and nomination form and see a list of past winners.

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