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UN invites Sobey Co-operative Management Education administrator to advise on policy

Date Published: September 29, 2016



Karen MinerKaren Miner, Managing Director of the Sobey School of Business Cooperative Management Education programs, has had her expertise recognized by the United Nations and has been invited to help inform international cooperatives policy.

Miner received an invitation to travel to New York in November to participate in an Expert Group Meeting on “Ensuring that No One Is Left Behind: The Cooperative Sector as a Partner in the Implementation of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” The meeting is organized by the Division for Social Policy and Development of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

As part of the meeting, Miner will present on the topic, “Challenges and strategies for public awareness raising about the identity of the cooperative enterprise model.”

The Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University is proud to be a critical centre of cooperatives knowledge and research in Canada, with the Centre of Excellence in Accounting and Reporting for Co-operatives along with the suite of Co-operative Management programs featuring the Master of Management, Cooperatives and Credit Unions.

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