The 2016 CO-OP X Red Cup Campaign which is an effort to support the School Feeding Program in the Republic of Ghana by JCCU and its member co-ops in cooperation with the Japan Association for the World Food Program (JAWFP) was launched from October 1 to November 20, 2016.
News - 2017.02
In September 2016, Hokkaido was hit hard by Typhoons 7, 9, 10 and 11 causing flooding and victimizing many people, while Typhoon 10 also devastated certain parts of the Iwate Prefecture.
On December 12 2016, Nara Co-op in collaboration with 16 organizations in the prefecture engaged in the promotion of environmental conservation activities held a group exchange meeting to deepen understanding of each group activity. Thirty-two people including Co-op staff participated in the meeting.
On January 5 2017, JCCU submitted to the Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, an opinion on the gas system reform.
JCCU and its member Co-ops in cooperation with the Japan Committee for UNICEF had launched a UNICEF donation campaign under the theme CO-OP core non smile school project to raise funds to help improve the education environment for the school children in the Republic of Angola since 2010.
On January 25 2017, JCCU concluded disaster cooperation agreement with the National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED).
JCCU and the Japan CO-OP Insurance Consumers' Co-operative Federation (JCIF) co-organized a national policy review meeting for consumer cooperatives nationwide on January 10- 11, 2017 in Tokyo, attended by 415 persons.
I would like to wish all our Co-operative members, staff members, stakeholders and Cooperative colleagues around the world a sincere Happy New Year 2017. Let me take the opportunity to convey my heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for the overwhelming support received from you all that pivoted the success of our business and activities in the fiscal 2016.