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31.03.2022

Following the publication of the Commission’s Action Plan for Social Economy (SEAP) Cooperatives Europe provides comments through its European Union Coordination Committee.  Our position highlights the following priorities which should be addressed: The Commission must work on better defining social economy in order to build a common understanding across...
Cooperatives Europe amplifies SDG Watch Europe’s input on education & sustainability

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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.
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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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05.05.2021

    Download the 2021 Cooperatives Europe Annual Report
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03.03.2021

The ICA-EU Partnership (#coops4dev) releases its latest global thematic research report, co-produced by all ICA regional offices with the support of the Co-operative College and input from the ICA Youth Network. This thematic research publication titled “Young people and cooperatives: a perfect match?” presents research and analysis based upon...
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01.12.2020

On 1 December, Cooperatives Europe, Fair Trade Advocacy Office and CONCORD launched their joint report “Mind our business: Amplify the transformative power of sustainable and inclusive business models through EU external action”. Read the full press release here.   
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23.07.2020

Considering that the EU leaders made a decision on the EU recovery package on July 21st, Cooperatives Europe is releasing a position paper and recommendations for policy makers on the next phase of the budget negotiations surrounding international development and the COVID-19 crisis. This paper entitled ‘Building back better: cooperatives as key...
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21.04.2020

Cooperatives Europe welcomed the measures taken by the European Commission at the political level through the coordinating response team.  This position paper gives an overview of the cooperative needs and response regarding the COVID19 virus as well as a call for the European institutions to support two kinds of...
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11.03.2020

On 10th of March, the European Commission published its new Industrial Strategy package which aims “to help Europe’s industry lead the twin transitions towards climate neutrality and digital leadership.” Cooperatives Europe welcomes the new EU Industrial Strategy which will lead the green and digital transition while driving Europe’s competitiveness....

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21.03.2019

Cooperatives Europe’s research “Cooperatives and Peace: Strengthening Democracy, Participation and Trust – A Case Study Approach,” showcases twenty case studies from more than fourteen countries, covering different types and stages of conflicts.  Produced in the framework of the ICA-EU Partnership (#coops4dev), the research was supported by the Cooperatives Europe Development Platform (CEDP),...
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23.10.2018

Cooperatives Europe’s position of European Comimssion’s public consultation on the stocktaking of its ‘Better Regulation’ approach, which aims to assess how well the various better regulation tools used by the Commission work in practice and contribute to achieving the objectives of its better regulation policy. 
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10.07.2018

Cooperatives Europe’s position on the European Parliament’s own-initiative report on a Statute for Social and Solidarity-based Enterprises (of July 5th 2018).