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05.09.2016

Cooperatives Europe, in collaboration with LAMA Development and Cooperation Agency, released today a new publication, titled “Cooperative Platforms in a European Landscape: An Exploratory Study”, at the International Social Innovation Research Conference in Glasgow. The first known European exploratory study of its kind provides an overview of established cooperatives already...
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01.07.2016

On 2nd July we will be celebrating Interantional Day of Co-operatives. This year celebrations will be dedicated to the contribution cooperatives provide to the achievement of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The International Co-operative Alliance invites cooperators from all around the world to join the international campaign #coopsday. You...
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24.06.2016

Cooperatives Europe, the European representative organisation of cooperative enterprises, expresses its concern for United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. “The decision of the UK to leave the European Union is a democratic one but is a huge challenge for the European Union. We will all be called to go...
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07.06.2016

Cooperatives Europe has joined the call of SDG Watch for the EU to adopt, as a matter of urgency, an overarching strategy to guide the implementation of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. SDG Watch is a European cross-sectoral civil society alliance, set up when the 2030 Agenda was adopted...
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04.05.2016

On 20th April 2016, Cooperatives Europe celebrated its 10th Anniversary at the annual member meeting, held at Bibliotheque Solvay, in Brussels.  In his opening speech Dirk J.  Lehnhoff, President of Cooperatives Europe, highlighted the major achievements of Cooperatives Europe over the last 10 years  in becoming a recognised actor for representing...
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28.04.2016

On 20th April, Cooperatives Europe organised a panel discussion on the refugee challenge in Europe as part of its 10th anniversary member meeting in Brussels. Cooperators from Sweden, Italy, Israel and Turkey presented their experiences in working with refugees over the last 18 months in Southern Europe. They illustrated...
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19.04.2016

Cooperatives Europe releases today ‘The Power of Cooperation – Cooperatives Europe Key Figures 2015’. Statistics were collected during a 18-month long research project with members, combining the efforts and contributions of 40 national and sectoral experts from 34 European countries. The report brings forward the impact of cooperatives across...
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17.03.2016

On Friday 18th March, Neven Mimica – EU Commissioner in charge of International Cooperation & Development, signed a multi-annual framework partnership agreement with the ICA global and regional offices. This agreement was driven by Cooperatives Europe’s development work over the last decade. In 2008, Cooperatives Europe compiled the first...
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26.02.2016

On Tuesday, 24th February, 2016, nearly thirty Italian Members of the European Parliament from major political groups met with the Italian cooperative movement. “We will keep cultivating an open and fruitful relationship” said MEP Patrizia Toia, expressing her support for the strengthening of the relationship between the cooperative movement and the...
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10.02.2016

Cooperatives Europe, together with other Civil Society Organisations (CSO) from the sustainable development, environment and social sectors have addressed a letter to Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission, calling on the EU and its member states to develop a Sustainable Development Strategy with a timeline of 2030...