On the 15th of November, the #coops4dev team will host the open session "Building partnerships for the future we want" in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, whithin the framework of the International Co-operative Alliance's General Assembly and Global Conference.
On the 15th of November, the #coops4dev team will host the first meeting of the International Co-operative Development Platform, a direct follow-up of the Development Platform Launch in October 2016 at the International Summit of Co-operatives in Quebec.
Following a successful conference in April 2016, applications are now open for submission of abstracts for the third annual Co-operative College Education Conference which will again be held at Manchester Metropolitan University.
The theme of the conference is Learning for Co-operative Transformations with a focus on:
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This year, Federsolidarieta is launching the edition 2016 of the Social Cooperatives International School. The School will focus on local development, partnership between social cooperatives and conventional enterprises (profit / non-profit) and financial instruments for the development of social cooperatives.
Cooperatives Europe Development Platform (CEDP) members will meet in Brussels on the 5th & 6th of September 2016. During the 2-days meeting, the cooperative development representatives will have the opportunity to exchange and coordinate their upcoming activities to be undertaken within the ICA-EU partnership.
CEDP will actively participate to the European Development Days 2016 (EDDs 2016) with a stand introducing the visitors to the cooperative model in international development.
The two day Co-operative Education Conference gives co-operators, practitioners and researchers from the UK and internationally, an opportunity to engage in debates across the themes of:
The CEDP members discussed the new Framework Partnership Agreement (FPA) with the EU Commission, which opens up the activities in cooperative development to the other offices of the ICA.
The next meeting of the Cooperatives Europe Development Platform (CEDP) will take place in Brussels on 23 October 2015. It will provide the opportunity for representatives of member organisations to discuss the main activities to be undertaken by the Platform in the coming 5 years.
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