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ICCIC Delegation visits London and Manchester

September 26, 2018 - September 29, 2018

The 8- person delegation from the ICCIC (International Committee for the Promotion of Chinese Cooperatives), led by Michael Crook, will be here for a short visit from Wednesday 26th to Saturday 29th September.


All SACU members are welcome to join us.


The outline programme is as follows:

Wednesday 26th September: arrive Heathrow, early evening

Thursday 27th September: visit to Harpenden and St George’s School (George Hogg’s former school) and then on to the Needham Research Institute in Cambridge, then evening journey to Manchester

Friday 28th September: day in Manchester, returning in the evening to London. Evening dinner at 8.00pm for the delegation and SACU friends at the President Hotel, 56-60 Guilford Street, London WC1 1DB

Saturday 29th September: afternoon visit to Oxford then on to Heathrow for flight back to Beijing


This will be a great opportunity to meet ICCIC members who have exceptional experience in organising self-help activities and training in cooperative business in the poorer rural areas of China. It will also be a chance to learn more about new developments in the latest reforms to ‘revitalise the rural areas’.

You can read about the activities of the ICCIC here: http://www.gungho.org.cn/en-index.php

SACU’s relationship with them through the George Hogg Education Fund is explained on our website at: https://sacu.org/george-hogg-fund/


Any SACU members or anyone with an interest in the mission of the ICCIC can email Ros Wong, Programme Co-ordinator, events@sacu.org.uk and Ros will keep you informed of arrangements.



September 26, 2018
September 29, 2018