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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...


 On 6th and 7th of June, Cooperatives Europe General Assembly took place in Strasbourg, France, with co-hosts Coop FR at the Le Vaisseau – Discovery Center of Science and Technology in Strasbourg. 

The conference “What Europe for tomorrow? The role of cooperatives” welcomed a strong presence of actors and partners...



On 7th of July join cooperatives worldwide in celebrating the International Day of Cooperatives. Cooperatives Europe would like to receive photos and videos of your #coopsday celebrations! Send us your submissisions here.

This year’s theme, selected by cooperators, is “Sustainable consumption and production of goods and services” with the (#CoopsDay)...



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...


 Cooperatives: key actors in Europe for a sustainable future

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The 2018 Cooperatives Europe General Assembly took place between 16-18th of May in Helsingor, Denmark. Hosted by Kooperationen focusing on the role of cooperatives for achieving the Sustainable...



The next General Assembly of the Young European Cooperators Network (YECN) will take place between 16th to 19th of May in Helsingør at Konventum (Denmark). 
This event will mix debates on societal issues, team work and statutory business. Registrations are now open and we ask you to register as...



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The next Young Cooperators Day will take place on 17 & 18 December in Bologna, Italy.  This is an open meeting to all European cooperators wishing to meet with other young cooperators from across Europe, meet the YECN network and discuss, debate and develop on cooperative challenges...


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Registrations for day 1 are closed. Please contact us if you want to be on waiting list. A few seats are remaining for day 2.

Over the next 40 years the proportion of the population above the age of 65 in the European Union will almost double,...

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The general assembly and global conference of the International Co-operative Alliance brings together Alliance members and the global co-operative community for three intense days of connecting, learning and setting out the course for the co-operative in the years ahead. 

Hosted by Angkasa cooperative in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the event is...


On November 7th, Cooperatives Europe, together with MEP Nicola Danti, the European Parliament Rapporteur on the collaborative economy, hosted an event titled “A cooperative vision for the collaborative economy” at the European Parliament.

The collaborative economy, empowered by peer-to-peer exchanges and digital technologies, presents a new opportunity for cooperatives to...


“TransfertoCOOPS: Business transfers into worker cooperatives in Europe” conference took place in Brussels on 11th of September, gathering cooperative experts, business associations as well as representatives from the European Institutions.

As TransfertoCOOPS project, co-funded by the European Union, is coming to an end, the conference sought to present the project...



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...