​​October 8th, 2020: Digitization of Credit Unions in a World of Cyber Security Risks

​October 28th, 2020: Ensuring Stability through Remote Supervision

For an invitation to participate in the webinars please contact the Secretariat.

Best PRacticeS in financial Cooperative Supervision



July 8, 2021 - ICURN launches virtual training program for credit union supervisors. The training will take place September 20-24, 2021. Additional details are here

March 15, 2021 - ICURN announces Virtual Conference on July 7-8, 2021. The in-person conference will return in July 2022 and will be held in Montreal, Canada.

June 24, 2020 - Over 200 Credit Union Supervisors Discuss COVID-19 Response, Meet with Basel Committee and Ukraine Joins ICURN during 2020 Annual Conference.

May, 2020 - ICURN publishes results of the pre-Covid member baseline survey. Read Executive Summary or Full Report.

March 19, 2020 - Global regulators gathered to Discuss the response to COVID-19.  

December, 2019 - ICURN Completes a Peer Review of the Central Bank of Ireland's supervision of credit unions.  Read the full report.

July 24, 2019 - ICURN Annual Conference meets in Chicago.

April 18, 2018 - ICURN Co-Sponsors World Bank Workshop on Financial Inclusion

Guiding Principles



The Guiding Principles have been formulated by ICURN and are recommended as a framework for assessing the effectiveness of the supervisor of credit unions.

Supervisors from 40 countries and jurisdictions from Africa, Asia, Caribbean region, Europe, North America and South America are members of ICURN and direct its activities.  Supervisors with statutory authority to oversee financial cooperatives in their jurisdiction are welcome to join ICURN.  Contact us at ltangwall@icurn.org for a membership inquiry.

ICURN Guiding Principles for Financial Cooperative Governance

Contains a set of best practices for financial cooperative governance.

ICURN Credit Union Supervision  Principles

Contains a set of Guiding Principles for Effective Financial Cooperative Supervision.

The International Credit Union Regulators' Network ICURN is an independent and not-for-profit association of financial cooperative supervisors from around the world.  It provides supervisor training and is governed by a board of directors comprised of its members.  Its Secretariat office is based in the USA.

The 2021 Annual Conference will take place on July 7-8, in virtual format and free of charge. Conference presentations are on the Member's-Only website.

The in-person conference was rescheduled for 2022 in Montreal, Canada. Both virtual and in-person conferences are open to financial cooperative supervisors only. 

The Virtual 2020 ICURN conference

has taken place on June 23-24. Read summary here.

Over 60 supervisors worldwide have attended the annual ICURN Conference on July 24-26, 2019 in Chicago, USA.