International Day of Cooperatives 2018

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Building People-centred Enterprises in Latin America: second report on cooperatives in development released

Cooperatives Europe releases today its latest publication “Building People-Centred Enterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean – Cooperative Case Studies”. The document showcases 20 best practices, from renewable energy to quinoa cultivation, from handicraft to credit unions. It highlights the ability of cooperatives to provide services of common interest, generate innovation and solidarity, improve livelihoods via fair trade and environmental initiatives, and provide financial inclusion.

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Cooperatives receive mention in MIP - EU development policy

Saturday, 1 September 2018 - 2pm
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...

SCC: Sharing, collaboration, cooperation

"Sharing, Collaboration, Cooperation" is a strategic partnership bringing together co-working spaces, higher educational institutions, innovation communities and international networks / umbrella organizations. The project counts 8 partners and has...

Commissioner Bienkowska: Cooperatives as vehicles for EU entrepreneurial mind-set beyond job creation

Monday, 17 September 2018 - 10am
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...

State of the Union 2018: towards a stronger and united Europe.

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 - 2pm
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...

Are you a #CoopStarter? We want to feature you

Young cooperators: send us your video & shape the young cooperators of tomorrow

Are you a #CoopStarter? We want to feature you

Friday, 31 August 2018 - 4pm
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...

International Day of Cooperatives 2018

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 10:45am
On 7th of July join cooperatives worldwide in celebrating the International Day of Cooperatives. Cooperatives Europe would like to receive photos and videos of your #coopsday celebrations! Send us your submissisions here. This year's theme, selected...