Cooperative movement renews the collaboration with the International Social Tourism Organisation

On 29 April Charles Gould, director general of the International Cooperative Alliance, met with Charles Etienne BĂ©langer, director of the International Social Tourism Organisation (ISTO) to discuss the cooperation between the two organisations. A number of worker and social cooperatives from across the world are engaged in activities linked to tourism. Some of these are members of ISTO.

ISTO includes nine co-operative and mutual organisations and federations from Italy, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Malta and Malaysia. The International Co-operative Alliance is also a member of ISTO and has a representative within the organisation