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PIEBALGS GREEN NIEDERLANDER BRETMAN CORBALAN 2

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02.02.2012

On Wednesday 5 October 2011 the co-operative movement represented by Dame Pauline Green, President of the International Co-operative Alliance, and Klaus Niederländer, Director of Cooperatives Europe together with the Fair Trade movement represented by Ian Bretman, Executive Vice-Chair of the Board of Fairtrade Labelling International, and Sergi Corbalan, Director...
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25.01.2012

There are now three times more members of co-operatives than individual shareholders worldwide, according to a new report issued on 12 January to mark the launch of International Year of Co-operatives 2012. The report, ’Global Business Ownership 2012’ reveals that, despite only seven per cent of the world’s population...
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24.01.2012

In the wake of the International Year of Co-operatives, UK government announced today a new consolidated Act for Co-operatives. This announcement, made by the Prime Minister David Cameron, means that the 17 separate pieces of legislation governing the sector, much of which dates back to 1965 and has been...
PC 12-1-2012

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03.01.2012

  On January, 12 co-operatives and co-operative organisations across Europe and the world celebrated the start of the International Year of Co-operatives. Cooperatives Europe, together with the European organisations representing co-operative sectors held a major press conference at the presence of Ms Pervenche Berès, Member of the European Parliament...