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28.05.2019

Global Cooperative Entrepreneurs: Become a youth ambassador Cooperatives Europe has opened applications for Polish youth ambassadors within the mentoring programme Global Cooperative Entrepreneurs (GCE). Applications are open until the 4th of December. What is GCE? The GCE is an experimental mentoring program aiming at providing support to youth ambassadors...
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10.04.2019

PR: Cooperatives Europe releases strategy paper and releases #CoopsInspireChange campaign ahead of European elections Cooperatives Europe releases today a strategy paper titled “Cooperative future for Europe: will you be part of it?” as well as its cooperative campaign ahead of the European Parliament elections, titled #CoopsInspireChange, available at elections.coopseurope.coop....
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07.03.2019

Cooperatives Europe releases its latest #coops4dev research report with the support of the CEDP. Cooperatives Europe released today a new thematic research “Cooperatives and Peace: Strengthening Democracy, Participation and Trust – A Case Study Approach,” showcasing twenty case studies from more than fourteen countries, covering different types and stages of conflicts....

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22.01.2019

Cooperatives Europe has sent a letter to the International Accounting Standards Board on the IASB Discussion Paper Financial Instruments with Characteristics of Equity (FICE) with a view on its inclusion and effect on the cooperative form of business.
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19.10.2018

On 18th of July the European Commission adopted the EU Multiannual Indicative Programme (MIP) for the Thematic Programme “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities” for the period 2018 – 2020.  The document recognises cooperatives as key actors within Civil Society and, therefore, being fully entitled to implement EU development projects in partner countries. Cooperatives...
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17.09.2018

With over 141 million cooperators in Europe, the contribution of cooperative enterprises to the EU is undeniable. As support and investment from the European institutions is crucial to the development and visibility of cooperatives not only on the EU level, but worldwide, we interviewed Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska, responsible for Internal Market,...
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12.09.2018

On 12th of September Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, delivered his yearly State of the European Union speech during the plenary session in Strasbourg. The President addressed a number of topics, including the 2019 elections, migration and partnerships with Africa. Cooperatives Europe welcomes the speech and agrees with President...
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31.08.2018

Are you a #CoopStarter? You could be the insipiration to hundreds of new young cooperative entrepreneurs across Europe. What is this for? #ImaCoopStarter is a campaign of CoopStarter 2.0 project which gathers CoopMentors, youth workers, young ambassadors, trainers and EU-wide network representatives to be able to give the young...
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03.05.2018

On 2nd of May, the European Commission published the “New, modern budget for the Union of 27” – the annual budgets from 2021 to 2027 in the form of a package of proposals for the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) post-2020 and new own resources. As key actor of the Social...
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16.03.2018

On 15th March, the Members of the European Parliament approved the Corporate Tax Reforms package encompassing the Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB – Rapporteur Alain Lamassoure, EPP, FR) and the Common Corporate Tax Base (CCTB) which is a complementary measure that creates the basis for a harmonized corporate...