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06.10.2020

Cooperatives Europe, together with the partners of the Coopstarter 2.0 Erasmus+ project, held the final event of the project on August 20th, titled “Supporting the emergence of a EU-wide dynamic for youth entrepreneurship.” The event was held online in two sessions due to current travel restrictions. The morning session...
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02.10.2020

Cooperatives Europe released its Gender Equality Charter on 2nd of October. The document, approved by the General Assembly, is a commitment by Cooperatives Europe to strengthen its activities in closing the gender gap as well as a call to its members to implement the 10 commitments in their respective...
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24.09.2020

Sharing, Collaboration, Cooperation (SCC) project, led by Cooperatives Europe, has released the Caracol toolkit.  This toolkit is a one-stop-shop for catalyst agents of collaborative experiences willing to involve academic institutions, students, citizens, organisations in the set up and creation of collaborative spaces, as well as opening up their training and learning offer to...
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16.09.2020

On 16th of September, the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, gave her first yearly State of the Union speech to the European Parliament, highlighting this year’s core actions and challenges as well as discussing the vision for the future. Read the full speech here.  While...
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14.09.2020

On 14th of September Cooperatives Europe released Survey Report: ‘Covid-19 crisis and its economic and social impact on cooperatives.’ Views and experiences were collected from cooperative enterprises active in the European region (incl. neighbourhood countries) and national members apex organisations, representing all together close to 90% of the cooperative...
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08.09.2020

On the 8th of September Cooperatives Europe, as an activity under the ICA-EU Partnership (Coops4dev), released the Coopedia Knowledge Base – a collaborative search engine listing resources (guides, articles, videos, books and more) on cooperative entrepreneurship.  Developed with cooperators in mind, Coopedia aims to gather the cooperative movement behind its...
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22.07.2020

On Tuesday 21st of July, during an EU Summit, EU leaders agreed on an EU recovery plan to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, and on a new long-term EU budget.     Considering the major economic and social challenges our cooperatives, along with other types of businesses, are dealing with, Cooperatives Europe is relieved that,...
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06.07.2020

The new deadline for the Expression of Interest is 22nd of September.  Rewatch the member info session webinar here.  Read FAQs below Cooperatives Europe is launching a call for expression of interest to select which among its members may be interested in hosting and installing Coopedia Knowledge Base on...
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28.05.2020

Cooperatives Europe welcomes European Commission’s ambitious recovery plan that should support the potential of all cooperatives and social economy enterprises. The Next Generation EU instrument of €750 million and the Multiannual Financial Framework MFF for 2021-2027 that was presented on 27th of May at the European Parliament should address...
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14.05.2020

The pandemic has various impact of different nature on people and businesses. To best estimate its’ economic & social impact on cooperatives, Cooperatives Europe is conducting a survey to collect data and information, which would allow to better identify the needs of cooperatives in the European region, in order...