Cooperatives - Key partners in the new European Consensus on Development
After a year of actively participating in consultations, Cooperatives Europe is pleased that three distinct mentions are highlighting the importance of cooperatives as key actors in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. On 17th of May 2017 the...
Friday, 19 May 2017 - 4pm
Starter.coop: New website for cooperative start-ups released
Cooperatives Europe releases today the new CoopStarter website available at www.starter.coop CoopStarter is a starting point for young entrepreneurs setting up cooperative start-ups, providing information on the cooperative model, a step-by-step...
Thursday, 18 May 2017 - 10am
New video released "The collaborative economy, what is it?"
A new video titled “The collaborative economy, what is it?” was released by Cooperatives Europe and Possum Interactive , a creative digital cooperative agency, on 28 th of April. Presented in Malta during the dedicated workshop at the 2017 General...
Friday, 28 April 2017 - 5pm
Bancel: New President of Cooperatives Europe
On 27th of April, Jean Louis Bancel was unanimously elected as the new President of Cooperatives Europe in Malta during the 2017 General Assembly hosted by Koperattivi Malta. Jean Louis Bancel currently holds the post of President at Coop FR, the...
Friday, 28 April 2017 - 10am
#EU60: Towards a new vision
Recognised by the historic Treaty of Rome (1957), European cooperatives today benefit 1 out of 5 Europeans. They are anchored by their core values of democracy, freedom, responsibility, accountability and solidarity - values also shared by the...
Thursday, 23 March 2017 - 11am
European Parliament elects Coop Supporter Antonio Tajani as new President
On 17th of January, Mr. Antonio Tajani was elected as the new President of the European Parliament in Strasbourg.
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 - 9am
Member States call for increased recognition of Social Economy
Ten EU Member States have signed the Bratislava Declaration, calling for an increased recognition of the importance of the Social Economy and urging the Member States to use the recommendations of the GECES General Report 2016 to which Cooperatives...
Thursday, 1 December 2016 - 2pm
PR: New EU development policy: Cooperatives Europe's call for putting people-centred organisations first
On 22 November, the European Commission presented its proposals for new development policies foreseen to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A first Communication on the next steps for a sustainable European future, accompanied by a...
Friday, 25 November 2016 - 3pm
EU Commission boosts Social Economy enterprises through Start-up and Scale-up Initiative
On Tuesday, November 22, the European Commission unveiled its much-anticipated Initiative on Start-up and Scale-up. Following the Single Market Strategy presented in October 2015, the European Commission had stated that it would address issues that...
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 - 12pm