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
Beyond borders: #CoopYouth for a stronger global movement
A new publication titled "Youth for #Coop: Cooperating Beyond Borders" has been released today by Cooperatives Europe and CJDES. Over the past few years, Cooperatives Europe has actively promoted and aided the creation of new networks of young...
Monday, 17 October 2016 - 3pm
New Global Cooperative Development Platform launched at the International Summit of Cooperatives
On Monday October 10th, the Global Cooperative Development Platform (GCDP) was launched based on the recommendations of the pre-summit activity “Cooperatives and mutuals in international development – how can we do more and better together?” The...
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 - 5pm
State of the Union 2016: Towards a better Europe
Today, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, gave his annual State of the Union speech at the European Parliament’s plenary session in Strasbourg. Proposing a “positive agenda” for the next 12 months, Juncker outlined...
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 - 5pm
Collaborative economy: an opportunity for cooperatives - new study released
Cooperatives Europe, in collaboration with LAMA Development and Cooperation Agency , released today a new publication, titled “Cooperative Platforms in a European Landscape: An Exploratory Study”, at the International Social Innovation Research...
Monday, 5 September 2016 - 4pm