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Post-Covid Europe, Cooperatives and Gender Equality to Rebuild Back Better

First public meeting of the Cooperatives Europe Gender Equality Working Group


Implementing its gender equality charter, Cooperatives Europe’s Gender Equality Working Group organized its first webinar on 16th of June on the topic of rebuilding back better post-covid...


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 –...

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Sharing, Collaboration, Cooperation (SCC) Erasmus+ project will host a webinar on the 8th of June at 15.30 (CEST) to explore the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on co-working spaces, and their subsequent transformation into inclusive collaborative spaces.

The distinctive advantage of collaborative spaces are the communities and opportunities that...



As cooperators, it is in our nature to thrive off meeting, collaborating and building up people-centered communities, together. This year we were set to meet in Cardiff (hosted by our patient hosts Wales Co-operative Centre), which would have proven to be an ever so needed moment for formal and informal...



Next 3 July, the International Day of Cooperatives (#CoopsDay) will be celebrated as “Rebuild better together”. Cooperatives around the world will showcase how they are meeting the COVID-19 pandemic crisis with solidarity and resilience and offering communities a people-centred and environmentally just recovery.

In the fields of health, agriculture,...

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#Coops4dev will host the second Global Youth Forum (GYF21), this time in an online format.  The Global Youth Forum – Cooperative Entrepreneurship aims at bringing together young entrepreneurs and professionals from all around the world in order to offer them quality training sessions to improve their skills, knowledge, and motivation. The...

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The 2021 edition of the Civil Society Days sparked a debate on the essential components of a Sustainable Recovery for the Future of Europe’s citizens. This fully virtual edition was made up of 8 interactive workshops as well as a  closing session presenting the  main outcomes. Cooperatives Europe, together with...



Cooperatives contribute to entrepreneurship, job creation, providing access to finance, ensuring inclusive and gender-balanced green growth, and stimulating the economic and social progress at a community level.

Despite their economic and societal importance, cooperatives are underrepresented in the university curricula.

The lack of cooperative entrepreneurship education is precisely the...

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Cooperatives Europe is inviting, members, partners, entrepreneurs, experts,, students, researchers and all interested in cooperative entrepreneurship as well as the open source movement to discover the Coopedia Knowledge Base – a collaborative online library. The public webinar will take place on 14th of October at 3 PM and...



Members only Webinar: Discovering the cooperative knowledge base Coopedia and the benefits of its integration to members’ websites. 

Friday, September 4th

Cooperatives Europe is looking to finance the technical support of the installation of a cooperative ‘online library’ Coopedia for two of its members. Coopedia aims to...

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On 4th of July Cooperatives across the world will celebrate the 2020 International Day of Cooperatives. The 2020 International Cooperatives Day theme was chosen to support Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13 on Climate Action. This event will focus on the contribution of cooperatives to combating climate change, one of the most severe challenges facing...



A virtual General Assembly will be held in Brussels on the 30th of June in the course of Tuesday morning.

It will be limited to the statutory business and gathering a limited number of delegates. The exact format of the virtual General Assembly and the working documents will be communicated...