A cooperative vision for the collaborative economy - European Parliament

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 2:30pm
On November 7th, Cooperatives Europe, together with MEP Nicola Danti, the European Parliament Rapporteur on the collaborative economy, hosted an event titled “A cooperative vision for the collaborative economy” at the European Parliament. The...
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Cooperatives and Innovation – Building the Future of Care in Europe

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 9:00am to Wed, 29/11/2017 - 6:00pm
R egister here Registrations for day 1 are closed. Please contact us if you want to be on waiting list. A few seats are remaining for day 2. Over the next 40 years the proportion of the population above the age of 65 in the European Union will...
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State of the Union 2017: Cooperative Contribution to Future of Europe

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 - 3pm
On September 13, Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission, delivered his annual State of the European Union speech before the Members of the European Parliament. Cooperatives Europe welcomes the speech, particularly the positive...

TransfertoCOOPS: Business transfers into worker cooperatives in Europe

Mon, 11/09/2017 - 10:00am
“TransfertoCOOPS: Business transfers into worker cooperatives in Europe” conference took place in Brussels on 11th of September, gathering cooperative experts, business associations as well as representatives from the European Institutions. As...
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#MyCoopStory 2017: Tell us about your collaborative #coop project and win a trip to Paris!

Tuesday, 4 July 2017 - 3pm
Are you a young person aged 18-35 developing a cooperative project or setting up a cooperative business with a collaborative economy dimension? If yes, we want to hear from YOU! The competition is now closed Congratulations to our winners The award...

Cooperatives ensure no-one is left behind​: International Day of Cooperatives

Thursday, 29 June 2017 - 11am
On 1st of July, we are celebrating the International Day of Cooperatives. This year's theme concentrates on the inclusive nature of cooperatives, ensuring that no-one is left behind. Cooperatives can provide solutions to the inequalities existing in...

TransfertoCOOPS.eu – new website for transferring SMEs into worker-owned cooperatives

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 - 12pm
Cooperatives Europe and CG Scop (Confederation of worker cooperatives in France) have released a new website www.TransfertoCOOPS.eu in the framework of the European project TransfertoCOOPS. With over 450,000 SMEs transferred each year in the EU,...


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PR: Cooperatives recognised in EU's future on collaborative economy

Friday, 16 June 2017 - 10am
Cooperatives Europe commends the European Parliament’s recognition of the growing interest for the cooperative model in the collaborative economy. This positioning sends a positive signal towards actors shaping a more diverse and inclusive...
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New European Consensus on Development signed at highest level

Friday, 9 June 2017 - 12pm
On 7th of June, the European Union and its Member States signed the “New European Consensus on Development” – a strategic blueprint outlining the future of European development cooperation. Containing three distinct references , the document...