New Event Website - The 126th Special Session of the International Coffee Council
21 May 2020
From June 1-June 5 2020, the ICO is hosting the virtual 126th Special Session of the International Coffee Council.
Please see the new event website internationalcoffeecouncil.com for information on the Council Agenda, documents and technical guidance on how to join the virtual meetings. Due to technical constraints the meetings will be held in English only.
ICO Members are requested to register for the 126th ICC and associated meetings by sending their credentials to the ICO using the online form by Friday 22 May 2020. The ICO will use the details from your Credentials to automatically register you for the virtual meetings:
As a result of the unprecedented and deeply concerning situation surrounding the covid-19 pandemic, the ICO is holding a shorter, virtual meeting of the 126th International Coffee Council.
The meeting shall be held using the virtual meeting software GoToWebinar.
Find more information on the new event website>>
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