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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.

Monday, 13 November 2017 - 11am

Cooperatives Europe releases today its latest publication “Good practices in international cooperative development: Why creating a knowledge sharing culture is key for international cooperative development work”. Alongside, a brochure has been released capturing the key features of the research.                        

Monday, 6 November 2017 - 6pm

Today, Cooperatives Europe released its vision paper titled ‘A cooperative vision for the collaborative economy.’ The publication was presented at the conference by the same name at the European Parliament, hosted by MEP Nicola Danti (Rapporteur on Collaborative Economy) and Cooperatives Europe.
 

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 - 5pm
Thursday, 19 October 2017 - 12pm

Nicola Danti, Member of the European Parliament and EP Rapporteur on the Collaborative economy, together with Cooperatives Europe will host the event titled "A cooperative vision for the collaborative economy" on 7th of November at the European Parliament.

The current generation of young people is faced with a double challenge: socially motivated youth are met with mass unemployment, precarious jobs and lack of inclusion on the job market. Cooperatives are convinced that they are the innovative answer rising up to the challenge, offering sustainable, participatory and socially responsible way of doing business for younger generations.

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 2:30pm
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Conference

Nicola Danti, Member of the European Parliament and EP Rapporteur on the Collaborative economy, together with Cooperatives Europe will host the event titled "A cooperative vision for the collaborative economy" on 7th of November at the European Parliament.

DRAFT PROGRAMME

Policy topics: 
Tue, 28/11/2017 - 9:00am to Wed, 29/11/2017 - 6:00pm
Event type: 
Conference

Over the next 40 years the proportion of the population above the age of 65 in the European Union will almost double, confronting the current care systems with challenges that are already raising concerns today. To tackle the looming crisis, cooperatives are taking on the challenge of reimagining the future of care in Europe through new economic and social models, together with innovative technological solutions.

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