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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...
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17.04.2020

MEPs discussed and voted on a resolution on coordinated EU action to combat the pandemic and its consequences During an extraordinary plenary session held on 16-17 April and following a debate with the Council and the Commission on how to address the effects of the Covid-19 outbreak in the...
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01.04.2020

Update 08.05: view a selection of actions  Update 21.04: Position paper on EU response to crisis Read the President’s and Director’s message here.  By now, necessary measures have been taken by most of the European countries Governments, aiming to contain the COVID-19 coronavirus. Though these decisions have greatly affected our...
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11.03.2020

EU Industrial Strategy Package: An SME strategy ensuring a level playing field for cooperatives  On 10th of March, the European Commission published its new Industrial Strategy package which aims “to help Europe’s industry lead the twin transitions towards climate neutrality and digital leadership.” Cooperatives Europe welcomes the new EU Industrial...
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15.01.2020

On 14th of January the European Commission released a communication on the preparations for an Action Plan to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights, which serves as a guide for the renewed process of convergence towards better working and living conditions in Europe. Cooperatives Europe welcomes the first...
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19.12.2019

On 19th of December the Social Economy Intergroup (SEIG) of the European Parliament was renewed under the current legislative term of Parliament.  The intergroups are approved by the Conference of Presidents and are formed by Members of the European Parliament to exchange with the civil society on a variety of topics. The SEIG regularly...
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11.12.2019

On 11th of December the European Commission revealed the European Green Deal – Europe’s new economic growth strategy which will set climate neutrality into law by 2050. President von der Leyen emphasised that “the deal must work for all citizens, or will not work at all.” Cooperatives Europe welcomes...
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29.11.2019

This year’s European Entrepreneurship Promotion Awards took place on 26th of November in Helsinki, Finland, in the framework of the 2019 European SME week. The award seeks to reward those who promote entrepreneurship and small business at the national, regional and local level. Cooperatives Europe’s Director Agnes Mathis was...