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05.05.2022

How can we mobilise digital to achieve the social objectives at the heart of our missions and values? What? A participatory workshop with testimonials and discussions hosted by ConcertES, UNIPSO, Cooperatives Europe, Social Good Accelerator at the conference on the social economy and the future of Europe. This conference, organised French...

Publication

31.03.2022

Following the publication of the Commission’s Action Plan for Social Economy (SEAP) Cooperatives Europe provides comments through its European Union Coordination Committee.  Our position highlights the following priorities which should be addressed: The Commission must work on better defining social economy in order to build a common understanding across...

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16.03.2022

From 15 to 17 March, we will co-host workshop 5 “Building a democratic economy for a just transition” with Social Economy Europe, SOLIDAR, the European Environmental Bureau, and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) at the Civil Society Days in March 2022. The yearly event organized by the...
actionplansocialeconomy

News

10.12.2021

On Thursday, December 9, the European Commission unveiled its much-anticipated Action Plan on Social Economy (SEAP)   The Action Plan aims at creating a favourable ecosystem for social economy actors in Europe to thrive. It proposes key measures on accessing finance, visibility, regulatory frameworks and is organised around three main...
_SCC 2nd event

Event

26.08.2021

On August 26 the Sharing, Collaboration, Cooperation (SCC) Erasmus+ project hosted its final event to present its outcomes and conclusions. Together we explored the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on co-working spaces, and their subsequent transformation into inclusive collaborative spaces. The past two years have proven to be challenging, the Covid-19 pandemic...
_GA 2021 (2)

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24.09.2021

2021 is an Election year. On 24 September we held the 2021 General Assembly in Paris to elect the new President and Board members. As cooperators, it is in our nature to thrive off meeting, collaborating and building up people-centred communities, together.  This edition took place partly virtual and partly physical...
Cooperatives Europe amplifies SDG Watch Europe’s input on education & sustainability

Publication

23.07.2021

Cooperatives Europe endorsed the SDG Watch Europe input to the planned Council Recommendation on Education for environmental sustainability. The report comes as a response to the Commission’s public consultation and its planned commitments to mainstream environmental sustainability perspectives in education and training.     Download the publication here.
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05.05.2022

How can we mobilise digital to achieve the social objectives at the heart of our missions and values? What? A participatory workshop with testimonials and discussions hosted by ConcertES, UNIPSO, Cooperatives Europe, Social Good Accelerator at the conference on the social economy and the future of Europe. This conference, organised French...

Publication

31.03.2022

Following the publication of the Commission’s Action Plan for Social Economy (SEAP) Cooperatives Europe provides comments through its European Union Coordination Committee.  Our position highlights the following priorities which should be addressed: The Commission must work on better defining social economy in order to build a common understanding across...

Event

16.03.2022

From 15 to 17 March, we will co-host workshop 5 “Building a democratic economy for a just transition” with Social Economy Europe, SOLIDAR, the European Environmental Bureau, and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) at the Civil Society Days in March 2022. The yearly event organized by the...
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