Money grows on trees - What cooperatives can offer young people
Co-organised by Cooperatives Europe and the European Youth Forum , this event aims at gathering cooperative experts, practitioners, policy and decision makers, representatives of youth organisations and young people to exchange on how the...
Wed, 03/12/2014 - 9:00am
Meeting with Director Marie Donnelly of DG Energy: Empowering EU citizens in the energy market
Following the EU Council Approval of the 2030 Climate and Energy Framework in October and the start of the new EU Commission, the Cooperatives Europe energy group including Rescoop.eu , The Co-operative Energy (UK) and DGRV (Germany) organised a...
Friday, 7 November 2014 - 11am
#Coopdev seminar: LA & EU cooperatives call on for a continuous political dialogue to strengthen cooperative impact on development
On 5th November, Cooperatives of the Americas and Cooperatives Europe in partnership with Coopermondo, FNCUMA and DGRV, organised the workshop “Cooperation between Latin America & Europe: Contributions to an inclusive & sustainable...
Thursday, 6 November 2014 - 4pm
Cooperatives have their say in Europe 2020 strategy review
In 2010 the EU launched the Europe 2020 strategy for promoting smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. After four years a review process has been launched in order to design the strategy for the coming years. In its contribution to the consultation...
Wednesday, 5 November 2014 - 3pm
Cooperatives call on the EU Council to be more ambitious on energy targets. Energy policy briefing. October 2014
Cooperatives Europe's energy policy briefing in preparation for the EU Council - October 2014
Towards the next EU Council: Cooperatives call for a citizen-based EU energy policy
From 23 rd to 25 th October, the European Council will take place in Brussels. Heads of State will meet to agree on the EU's 2030 energy and climate objectives. In particular, they will have to decide on concrete targets and strategies with regard...
Monday, 20 October 2014 - 3pm
EU SME week: EU Commission expresses support to include cooperatives in the new SBA strategy
From 1st to 3rd October, Cooperatives Europe participated in the 2014 SME Assembly on ‘Growth Through Enterprise: Exploiting the Opportunities ahead’ and the SME envoy follow-up meeting in Naples. This three-day event is the main focus of the...
Tuesday, 7 October 2014 - 11am
MEP Toia brings cooperatives into Commissioner Bienkowska’s EP hearing
On 2 nd October, Commissioner-designate for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Elzbieta Bienkowska underwent a public hearing at the EU Parliament in order to be ratified as a Commisioner. In her introductory speech, Ms.Bienkowska...
Friday, 3 October 2014 - 1pm
Towards the EU conference on social economy in Rome: Three main objectives
On September 15, Cooperatives Europe sent its contribution to the consultation on ‘Unlocking the potential of social economy for EU growth’ organised by the Italian government in preparation of the European Conference on social economy taking place...
Monday, 22 September 2014 - 3pm
Next step: Parliament hearings to Commissioners-designate, here are our suggestions
On 10th September, the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, announced his team of 27 Commissioners-designate, including seven Vice-Presidents, as well as the distribution of portfolios of the next European Commission. The...
Tuesday, 9 September 2014 - 11am