Who we are

Coopermondo is the NGO of Confcooperative, the Confederation of Italian Cooperatives, which brings together and represents 9 National Sectorial Federations: agriculture, housing, credit, consumption, fisheries, tourism culture and sports, work, solidarity and health.

Coopermondo’s mission is to enhance, internationally, the social and mutual character of the Italian cooperatives by promoting economic and social sustainable development.

Coopermondo was founded on 13 March 2007 as the International Association for Development Cooperation and it has formally been recognized as an NGO by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in July 2015.

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Through Confcooperative’s network of experts Coopermondo cooperates with the local actors in developing countries:

  • As a traditional NGO Coopermondo implements its own development cooperation projects.

Our projects

  • As NGO for the System Coopermondo creates opportunities for its members and for all Confcooperative’s structures engaged in international cooperation.
Our services


With the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the European Commission, Coopermondo is engaged in an advocacy dialogue in order to promote and enhance the role of cooperatives in international development cooperation.

Our commitment


Today Coopermondo has 7 founder members, 4 ordinary members and 7 supporting members. Thourgh the exchange of knowledge, the work of the experts and their donations, Coopermondo brings the seven principles of cooperatives in developing countries.

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