#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...
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Cooperatives - Key partners in the new European Consensus on Development

Friday, 19 May 2017 - 4pm
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...

Starter.coop: New website for cooperative start-ups released

Thursday, 18 May 2017 - 10am
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...


New video released "The collaborative economy, what is it?"

Friday, 28 April 2017 - 5pm
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...