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10.12.2021

On Thursday, December 9, the European Commission unveiled its much-anticipated Action Plan on Social Economy (SEAP)   The Action Plan aims at creating a favourable ecosystem for social economy actors in Europe to thrive. It proposes key measures on accessing finance, visibility, regulatory frameworks and is organised around three main...
_SCC 2nd event

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26.08.2021

On August 26 the Sharing, Collaboration, Cooperation (SCC) Erasmus+ project hosted its final event to present its outcomes and conclusions. Together we explored the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on co-working spaces, and their subsequent transformation into inclusive collaborative spaces. The past two years have proven to be challenging, the Covid-19 pandemic...
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24.09.2021

2021 is an Election year. On 24 September we held the 2021 General Assembly in Paris to elect the new President and Board members. As cooperators, it is in our nature to thrive off meeting, collaborating and building up people-centred communities, together.  This edition took place partly virtual and partly physical...
Cooperatives Europe amplifies SDG Watch Europe’s input on education & sustainability

Publication

23.07.2021

Cooperatives Europe endorsed the SDG Watch Europe input to the planned Council Recommendation on Education for environmental sustainability. The report comes as a response to the Commission’s public consultation and its planned commitments to mainstream environmental sustainability perspectives in education and training.     Download the publication here.
Cooperatives Europe amplifies SDG Watch Europe’s input on education & sustainability

News

23.07.2021

At the end of last week, Cooperatives Europe endorsed the SDG Watch Europe input to the planned Council Recommendation on Education for environmental sustainability. The report comes as a response to the Commission’s public consultation and its planned commitments to mainstream environmental sustainability perspectives in education and training. As an SDG...
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03.07.2021

Next 3 July, the International Day of Cooperatives (#CoopsDay) will be celebrated as Rebuild better together. Cooperatives around the world will showcase how they are meeting the COVID-19 pandemic crisis with solidarity and resilience and offering communities a people-centred and environmentally just recovery. #CoopsDay will be the occasion to spread the...
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10.06.2021

New EU budget on international development recognises the added value of cooperatives On the 9th of June, the European Parliament approved the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) – Global Europe,  concluding the tripartite negotiations between the European Commission, the Council and the European Parliament This instrument will...
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Event

16.06.2021

Post-Covid Europe, Cooperatives and Gender Equality to Rebuild Back Better First public meeting of the Cooperatives Europe Gender Equality Working Group   Implementing its gender equality charter, Cooperatives Europe’s Gender Equality Working Group organized its first webinar on 16th of June on the topic of rebuilding back better post-covid...

Event

15.06.2021

EDD21: Looking to a green and inclusive transition cooperatively driven by youth On 15 and 16 June , Cooperatives Europe participated, under the ICA-EU Partnership on international cooperative development (#coops4dev), in the 2021 European Development Days (#EDD21),  the EU paramount event on international development.  This year, EDD21 – which...
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Event

08.06.2021

Sharing, Collaboration, Cooperation (SCC) Erasmus+ project will host a webinar on the 8th of June at 15.30 (CEST) to explore the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on co-working spaces, and their subsequent transformation into inclusive collaborative spaces. The distinctive advantage of collaborative spaces are the communities and opportunities that...
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Publication

10.05.2021

In view of the upcoming action plan for social economy to be adopted by the Commission at the end of this year, Cooperatives Europe provided input to the roadmap through its European Union Coordination Committee. Our position highlights the following priorities which should be addressed in the upcoming action...
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Event

05.05.2022

  What? A participatory workshop with testimonials and discussions hosted by ConcertES, UNIPSO, Cooperatives Europe, Social Good Accelerator at the conference on the social economy and the future of Europe. This conference, organised French Presidency of the Council of the EU, took place in Strasbourg. It was an opportunity to debate...
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