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14.12.2017

“Beyond borders: #CoopYouth for a stronger global movement” was released during the International Cooperative Summit 2016 in Quebec. Gathering contributions from 70 young cooperators, the document presents the existing youth networks from the four regions of the International Cooperative Alliance and provides insight into the activities carried out across the world....
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14.12.2017

The video titled “The collaborative economy, what is it?” was released by Cooperatives Europe and Possum Interactive, a creative digital cooperative agency. The short animation underlines the potential of cooperatives for the future of collaborative economy. Read the full press release.  

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13.12.2017

“Good practices in international cooperative development: Why creating a knowledge sharing culture is key for international cooperative development work” publication aims to foster a better understanding of the methods and approaches used by the Cooperatives Europe Development Platform (CEDP) organisations in their international cooperative development work. The document maps the CEDP...

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13.12.2017

Cooperatives Europe, together with the iCareCoops project consortium released a new “Foundation Guide” – a guidebook to support the creation of innovative older people’s care cooperatives. The guidebook supports new and future entrepreneurs in developing their cooperative projects in 6 steps. The guide, based on the Best Practices report written by Cooperatives Europe, also comes with an...
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13.12.2017

An answer to the communication of the European Commission “A European Agenda for the Collaborative Economy”, the vision paper analyses the current climate, elaborates on prospects and barriers and proposes a new definition for collaborative economy. The document envisions the collaborative economy as an opportunity to strengthen the European Single Market through...
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29.09.2017

Cooperatives Europe’s remarks on the interim evaluation of the Programme for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and SMEs (COSME) (2014 – 2020)  

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10.04.2015

Cooperatives Europe, together with Business Europe, European Small Business Alliance, Eurochambers, Eurocommerce, European Familiy Business and UEAPME have addressed a letter to Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission calling on the Commission to propose and initiative in 2015 dealing with the revision and the strengthening of the Small...
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18.03.2015

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12.12.2014

Cooperatives Europe’s contribution to the public consultation on the review of the Small Businss Act review by the European Commission.

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25.11.2014

Cooperatives Europe’s contribution to the consultation on stakeholders guidelines and impact assessment guidelines.
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05.11.2014

The Europe 2020 strategy was launched in March 2010 as the EU’s strategy for promoting smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. It aims to achieve a knowledge-based, competitive European economy while preserving the EU’s social market economy model and improving resource efficiency. It was thus conceived as a partnership between...

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20.10.2014

Cooperatives Europe’s energy policy briefing in preparation for the EU Council – October 2014