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ICA-AP Committee on Cooperatives in Educational Institutions (ICEI) is jointly organising an open webinar with ANGKASA to discuss Post COVID-19 Opportunities for Cooperatives in Educational Institutions on 15th April 2021 at 11:30 HRS IST. In November 2020, the ICEI held a similar webinar to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on cooperative businesses in educational institutions. 

In the upcoming webinar, four guest speakers, Dr. C. Pitchai, Prof. and Head, Department of Cooperation, Gandhiram Rural Institute, India; Ms. Anahita Eslahpazir, CEO, Rah-E-Roshd Cooperative Education Complex, Iran; Mr. Ichiro Nakamori, MD and CEO, National Federation of University Cooperatives (NFUCA), Japan; and Prof. Dr. Wan Mohtar Wan Yusoff, Chair, Koperasi UNIKEB Berhad, Malaysia, will be discussing the opportunities for cooperatives in educational institutions post COVID-19 from their national perspective.

Along with the discussion, the webinar will also hold the felicitation of winners of the short-film competition organised by the ICEI from 1st October 2020 to 31st January 2021 as part of its annual activities. Dato’ Abdul Fattah Abdullah, President, ANGKASA is the Guest of Honor and will deliver the inaugural address. After the inaugural ceremony, the three winning films will be screened.


The competition had received 10 entries, five from Malaysia, two from Japan and one each from China, Palestine, and Sri Lanka. A Committee comprising of Dr. Yashwantha Dongre (Co-Secretary, ICEI), Prof. Zenaida Diola (Co-Secretary and member from the Philippines, ICEI), and Ms. Simren Singh (Secretary, ICEI) reviewed the entries to select the winners.


The first prize of US$500 was awarded to Yudai Yazama and team from NFUCA, Japan for their film on “Survey with students affected by COVID-19.” The second prize of US$ 300 was awarded to Ellysaa Ezyanee Bt Norezani Nazim and team from Mara Junior Science College Batu Pahat School Cooperative, Batu Pahat, Johor Darul Takzim, Malaysia for their film on “Cooperative charity during COVID-19.” The third prize of $150 was awarded to Nur Aleya Syaza Binti Mohd Nor Affandi and team from MRSM Cooperative, Transkrian PulauPinang Berhad, Malaysia for their film on “Social distancing and safety protocols”. The prize money was sponsored by ANGKASA. 


Special recognition certificates will be awarded to the other five best entries and participation certificates to all participants.


To register for the webinar, scan the QR code or click here



Event start date:
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Event end date:
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Venue: Zoom Meeting