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EDD21: Looking to a green and inclusive transition cooperatively driven by youth

On 15 and 16 June , Cooperatives Europe participated, under the ICA-EU Partnership on international cooperative development (#coops4dev), in the 2021 European Development Days (#EDD21),  the EU paramount event on international development. 

This year, EDD21 –...



The International Co-operative Alliance’s Global Conference ‘Cooperatives for Development’ took place between 14th and 17th of October in Kigali, Rwanda. The conference saw a participation of high-level international development participants such as Vandana Shiva as keynote speaker.  The conference highlighted the importance of partnerships across cooperative sectors as well...



On 18th and 19th of June, Cooperatives Europe participated in the European Development Days at Tour & Taxis, in Brussels. This major gathering of international development actors in Europe brought together over 8000 participants under the theme “Addressing inequalities: building a world which leaves no one behind.” Cooperatives...



The 2018 European Development Days were held between 5-6 of June in Brussels where the Cooperatives Europe Development Platform (CEDP) members showcased a stand with its recent work, hosted guests from abroad and from other partner organisations as well as organized a brainstorming session on the role of cooperatives for...



On 7th and 8th of June, Cooperatives Europe and its Development Platform (CEDP) participated in the European Development Days (EDDs) 2017 – an annual forum on development and international cooperation organised by the European Commission.This year, the event’s overarching theme was inclusive growth and decent jobs, with...



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The International Summit of Cooperatives is the world’s leading event for business development in the cooperative and mutual community.  By demonstrating that cooperatives are one answer to the major socioeconomic issues of...

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On 15 and 16 June, Cooperatives Europe and its Cooperatives Europe Development Platform (CEDP) participated in the European Development Days (EDD) 2016 – an annual forum on development and international cooperation organised by the European Commission. Featured under the theme “Prosperity – Trade, growth and sustainable development”, the stand...

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On June 15-16, Cooperatives Europe will be participating in several events within the framework of the Expo in Milan.

June 15 | Cooperatives Europe will speak at the conference Feeding the Planet Post-2015. Decent job, Youth, Gender equality organised by Coopermondo in partnership with Cooperatives Europe (see the programme below)....

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The event aims at bringing together Greek cooperatives and government representatives in order to develop priority subjects for a political conference that will support the work on cooperative development and the set up of a new cooperative legislation in Greece. The workshop will also serve as a liaison of the...

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On January 28th, the event ‘Business for Development: Perspectives from Cooperative World’ will take place at the European Parliament in Brussels. During the event, the new online development platform will be presented to the audience and there will be an open exchange with invited stakeholders about the role of cooperatives...


On 5th November, Cooperation between Latin America & Europe: Contributions to an inclusive & sustainable development seminar will take place in Cartagena, Colombia. It is an event organised by Cooperatives Europe & Cooperatives of the Americas within the Cooperative Summit of the Americas.

Our seminar is free of charge but has limited capacity...