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Presented by
Dr. Sukesh Zamwar, Chairperson
ICA Asia & Pacific Committee on Youth Co-operation
[Managing Director – Buldan...
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Present situation of youth in Asia pacific and their problems
History of the Youth Committee (ICYC)
COUNTRWISE PROFILE
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Population statistics
Population of youth (15-24)- 700 million.
It is equal to 60 % of world youth popu...
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13 to 15 % are unemployed
Youths are 3 times more unemployed than
adults.
Urban youth are more skilled than...
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GOVT. CAN CEATE JOBS OR ENVIORMENT
THAT CAN PROMOTE YOUTH EMPLOYMENT.
PUBLIC SECTOR ENTERPRISES CAN CREATE
JOBS OR ...
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PERCOLATION OF COOPERATIVE VALUSE IN
STUDETS BY FORMATION OF UNIVERSITY
COOPERATIVE AND SCHOOL
COOPERATIVES.

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FOR JO...
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FOR PROFESSINALS-COOPERATIVE CAN
PROVIDE EDUCATION LOAN AND LOAN
FACILITY FOR THEM.

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FOR SKILL DEVELOPMENT- COOPERAT...
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1. Afghanistan
2. Australia
3. Bangladesh
4. Bhutan
5. China
6. India
7. Iran
8. Israel
9. Indo...
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ICAYouth Network at the ICA Board Meeting, Bratislava

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ICA Regional Co-operativeYouth Seminar, Japan...
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Japan-227 university coops
Total Turn over- 1.91 billion USD
Running the book stores
Running the dining ha...
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grocery stores and supermarkets
canteens
book stores
selling of laptops, mobile phones, and othe...
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119 Universities in Thailand
 29 Universities Co-ops working actively
411 Vocational Colleges in Thailand
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IRAN COOPERATIVE
STATASTICS
Field

No of co-ops

No of members

People employed

Credit

2,028

464,127

28,245

Producers...
Iran’s economy:
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Governmental
Cooperative: 13% of GDP which is going to be
raised to 25% by the end of 5-year
devel...
Karachi Co-operative Housing
Societies Union Limited was
established on 1949, under the West
Pakistan Law.
 It is current...
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Youth Co-operative Wing of
Pakistan is a program initiated
by the Karachi Co-operative
Housing Societies Union Ltd.

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Many coops are diversifying from single line
business of stationery to other services

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Supply of institutional requi...
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Types of Cooperatives
Savings and Credit
Multi-purpose
Agriculture
Dairy
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Nepal multipurpose society
Welfare System
IT System

Networking System

Management System Multi purpose society

HRD Syste...
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U.L.U. Prabath

Designation

Marketing Manager
Vice Chairman of ICA – AP Committee on Youth Cooperative...
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House donation by youth
Business Promotion – By Youth
Annual Blood Donation – By Youth
Youth’s Leadership Deve...
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60 Million People between the age group of 15-24 seek sustainable
employment.

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Majority of young people hail from de...
Article 1. The name of the Committee shall be ‘ICA-AP Committee onYouth Co-operation’.
Article 3.1.
The Committee shall co...
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It was attended by fourteen members from twelve countries from the region representing ICA membership
across various se...
Members on their
recreational visit to Ajanta
Caves
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ICA Asia pacific youth planning to form
happy green cooperative store
It is a mobile vegetable van with cold ...
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Financial literacy through web site

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Financial literacy in universities and schools

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Financial literacy and advis...
HAPPY GREEN STORE
Dr Sukesh Zamwar: Co-operatives achieve greater happiness than other forms of enterprise
Dr Sukesh Zamwar: Co-operatives achieve greater happiness than other forms of enterprise
Dr Sukesh Zamwar: Co-operatives achieve greater happiness than other forms of enterprise
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Dr Sukesh Zamwar: Co-operatives achieve greater happiness than other forms of enterprise

  1. 1. Presented by Dr. Sukesh Zamwar, Chairperson ICA Asia & Pacific Committee on Youth Co-operation [Managing Director – Buldana Urban Credit Co-operative Societies Ltd.]
  2. 2.  Present situation of youth in Asia pacific and their problems History of the Youth Committee (ICYC) COUNTRWISE PROFILE 6th Meeting of the ICAYC & the Coop –Youth Forum Future areas being worked on by the ICYC   The Happy Store – Pilot Proposal Financial Literacy among youth – Pilot Proposal  UN Youth Congress 2014 in Sri Lanka Global Youth Co-operation Meet     
  3. 3.         Population statistics Population of youth (15-24)- 700 million. It is equal to 60 % of world youth population. 250 million in urban areas. 450 million in rural areas. Education statistics 15 to 24 – around 85% are literate. Only 25 to30 % reaches to upper and secondary education.
  4. 4.       13 to 15 % are unemployed Youths are 3 times more unemployed than adults. Urban youth are more skilled than rural youth Rural youth are less skilled than urban youth And technology seems to decrease this gap Majority of youth are semiskilled.
  5. 5.    GOVT. CAN CEATE JOBS OR ENVIORMENT THAT CAN PROMOTE YOUTH EMPLOYMENT. PUBLIC SECTOR ENTERPRISES CAN CREATE JOBS OR PROMOTE ENTERPRINUERSHIP.  PRIVATE SECTOR CAN HELP IN THAT.  BUT THE MOST IMPORTANT AND PEOPLE FRIENDLY AND SOCIALISTIC SOLUTION IS COOPERATIVE ENTERPRISES.
  6. 6.  PERCOLATION OF COOPERATIVE VALUSE IN STUDETS BY FORMATION OF UNIVERSITY COOPERATIVE AND SCHOOL COOPERATIVES.  FOR JOB CREATION- ALL COOPERATIVE CAN GIVE EMPLOYMENT AND JOBS TO YOUTH.  FOR ENTERPRENUERSHIP OR SELFEMPLOYED YOUTH CREDIT COOPERATIVE CAN PROVIDE CREDIT AND OTHER COOPERATIVE CAN PROVIDE MARKET LINKAGES.
  7. 7.  FOR PROFESSINALS-COOPERATIVE CAN PROVIDE EDUCATION LOAN AND LOAN FACILITY FOR THEM.  FOR SKILL DEVELOPMENT- COOPERATIVES CAN FORM SKILL DEVELOPMENT AND TRAINING INSTITUTES.  AND FOLLOWING THE SEVENTH PRINCIPLE OF COOPERATION WE CAN DO GOOD TO THE SOCIETY AS WELL AS TO COOPERATIVES.
  8. 8.              1. Afghanistan 2. Australia 3. Bangladesh 4. Bhutan 5. China 6. India 7. Iran 8. Israel 9. Indonesia 10. Japan 11. South Korea 12. Kazakhstan 13. Kuwait             14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. Mongolia Myanmar Malaysia Nepal New Zealand Pakistan Philippines Singapore Sri Lanka Thailand Tajikistan Vietnam
  9. 9.  2000 - ICAYouth Network at the ICA Board Meeting, Bratislava  2001 - ICA Regional Co-operativeYouth Seminar, Japan  2007 APYC ICA AP Co-operative Ministers’ Conference – “Youth Involvement” presented by Chair-ICA  2009 - 3rd Meeting of the ICA AP Committee onYouth – Singapore  2010 - 4th Meeting of the ICA AP Committee onYouth – Beijing  2011 - 1st Online Meeting of the ICA AP Committee onYouth – ICA AP Office – New Delhi  2011 - ICA APYouth Seminar – Kannur, Kerala  2012- 2nd Online Meeting of the ICA AP Committee onYouth – ICA Business Office – Singapore  2012- 5th Meeting of the ICA AP Committee onYouth – Kobe  2013- 6th Meeting of the ICA AP Committee onYouth – Buldana, Maharashtra  2013- 3rd Online Meeting of the ICA AP Committee onYouth Co-operation.
  10. 10.        Japan-227 university coops Total Turn over- 1.91 billion USD Running the book stores Running the dining halls Running general stores Providing agency services Providing credit facilities to students.
  11. 11. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. grocery stores and supermarkets canteens book stores selling of laptops, mobile phones, and other electronic gadgets catering photocopying services Lending: housing, business, travel, hospitalization, etc . investment
  12. 12.   119 Universities in Thailand  29 Universities Co-ops working actively 411 Vocational Colleges in Thailand  55 Vocational Colleges Co-ops working actively Activities Support productive relationship among youth in the Committee of ICA.  Organize a national youth seminar for Universities Co-op  Encourage to avoid using plastic bags by using bags produced by clothes.
  13. 13. IRAN COOPERATIVE STATASTICS Field No of co-ops No of members People employed Credit 2,028 464,127 28,245 Producers’ Supply 3,792 384,535 47,118 Service Guild Supply 1,015 115,328 49,025 Consumers’ Supply 11,042 7,890,209 140,525 New Generation Coops 356 30,918,135 2,339 Multipurpose 3,945 732,317 132,054
  14. 14. Iran’s economy:    Governmental Cooperative: 13% of GDP which is going to be raised to 25% by the end of 5-year development plan Private: Article 44 of the constitution
  15. 15. Karachi Co-operative Housing Societies Union Limited was established on 1949, under the West Pakistan Law.  It is currently headed by the Managing Director, Mr. M. Sharif Bhaiji and the Board of Director (BOD)  K.C.H.S.U. Ltd. consist of 24 housing societies. A single society consist of from 200 house to a maximum of 900 houses.  There exist 2 wings in K.C.H.S.U. Ltd.:  Youth Co-operative Wing of Pakistan  Women Wing 
  16. 16.  Youth Co-operative Wing of Pakistan is a program initiated by the Karachi Co-operative Housing Societies Union Ltd.  The purpose is to revive the cooperative culture from ground and to gather the youth at the unanimous platform of cooperative movement in Pakistan which will eventually help to develop Pakistan and its economy to reach new heights.
  17. 17.  Many coops are diversifying from single line business of stationery to other services  Supply of institutional requirements in order to increase turnover  Tie-up with general coops/citizen coops for business support
  18. 18. SN 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Types of Cooperatives Savings and Credit Multi-purpose Agriculture Dairy Consumer Electricity Vegetable and Fruit Tea Coffee Herbal Bee Keeping Communication Health Miscellaneous Total No of Coops 10997 4075 3612 1747 1339 313 174 103 75 89 54 68 70 585 DEOC : 2011 23301
  19. 19. Nepal multipurpose society Welfare System IT System Networking System Management System Multi purpose society HRD System Investment System Saving System Lending System 19
  20. 20. C D OOPFE Name U.L.U. Prabath Designation Marketing Manager Vice Chairman of ICA – AP Committee on Youth Cooperative Organization: Sri Lanka Consumer Cooperative Societies Federation Ltd Contact Details: No. 11, Saunders Place, Colombo 12, Sri Lanka Tel Mobile Fax Web E mail : 0094 11 2438137 – 8 :0094 77 3566116 :0094 11 2331008 :www.coopfed.net :coopfed@sol.lk
  21. 21.      House donation by youth Business Promotion – By Youth Annual Blood Donation – By Youth Youth’s Leadership Development Camp ICA – AP Youth Skill Development Conference
  22. 22.  60 Million People between the age group of 15-24 seek sustainable employment.  Majority of young people hail from developing countries.  ICA should be a promoter facilitator and coordinator of activities at strengthening the participation of youth in co-operatives.  Define ‘Youth’ in terms of age.  Indentify youth co-operatives that could potential members of the Youth Network.  DraftYouth strategy for submission to Regional and Global ICA boards. Plan an International Co-operativeYouth Conference Design a website and arrange for resources.  
  23. 23. Article 1. The name of the Committee shall be ‘ICA-AP Committee onYouth Co-operation’. Article 3.1. The Committee shall consist of persons working in the field of specialized functioning of the Committee in the member organizations of the ICA in the Region. Each member organization of the ICA-AP is entitled to nominate a maximum of two persons in the Committee in the age group of 18 – 40 years. Article 4.11 To create awareness on cooperatives among the youth in the region. Article 6.1 The Committee shall convene at least one meeting in person and two Electronic Meetings (Internet). The members are expected to attend at least one meeting out of the possible three meetings in a year. At the time of the Regional Assembly, the Committee shall hold a meeting/seminar and provide a report. Article 9.3 If needed, the committee may raise funds for its activities. As discussed at Kobe, the Committee has formally adopted the constitution and wishes to report it to all ICA AP Member organisations with a copy of the same.
  24. 24.  It was attended by fourteen members from twelve countries from the region representing ICA membership across various sectors such as banking, fisheries, consumer, housing, education & training .  The meeting also elected the new ICYC Board that shall serve until the ICA AP Regional Assembly in 2016 with Dr. Sukesh Zamwar (India) as the Chairperson, Mr. Ahsan Ali Thakur (Pakistan) and Mr. Udaya Prabhath (Sri Lanka) and Mr. P. Santosh Kumar of ICA AP continues as Secretary.  The meeting was organised along with the Asia Pacific Co-operative Youth Forum on the theme-Challenges for Youth as a Strategic group in development of co-operatives which was attended by 600 persons, mostly youth.  The ICA Blueprint was placed by the committee as the governing document and the following issues were addressed in detail – a.] Meaning and definition of Youth in the Co-operative sector, b.]Knowledge Platforms for awareness on climate change among coops, c.] Status of coops in central Asia & middle east; and case studies on co-operatives from Pune, India (Women’s Waste collectors co-operative) and from Thimpu, Bhutan (Organic farming and multipurpose co-operative) were presented by young co-operative entrepreneurs and managers.  It is also noted that an estimated 30 million jobs in co-operatives are held by youth, and it is our objective to strengthen their labour market value with the International Co-operative Identity Statement (ICIS) as guiding principles.  It was proclaimed that co-operatives achieve greater happiness than other forms of business associations.   The Committee decided to provide a platform for the Asia pacific youth during the ICA Global conference in Cape Town later this year and create one for the co-operatives at the UNYouth Conference in Sri Lanka in 2014. The committee also decided to work along the lines of the UN communities to create a reliable knowledge base.
  25. 25. Members on their recreational visit to Ajanta Caves
  26. 26.      ICA Asia pacific youth planning to form happy green cooperative store It is a mobile vegetable van with cold chain facility. Big stores in big cities for vegetables only Credit supply with the help of ACCU members or individual primary credit coops which will be intrested. Focus on farmers and rural as well as urban consumers.
  27. 27.  Financial literacy through web site  Financial literacy in universities and schools  Financial literacy and advisory program for students and coop members so that in future when they will run big cooperatives or become members of cooperatives they will have proper understanding.
  28. 28. HAPPY GREEN STORE

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