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  • Friday, 5 July 2013

    On the eve of the United Nations International Day of Co-operatives (July 6) organisations are calling for an urgent transformation towards a more socially and environmentally friendly energy system.

  • Friday, 5 July 2013 - 10am

    On the eve of the United Nations International Day of Co-operatives (July 6) organisations are calling for an urgent transformation towards a more socially and environmentally friendly energy system.

    Climate Alliance, Cooperatives Europe, Ecopower, Friends of the Earth Europe, and REScoop.eu are asking European Union decision makers to pave the way for a clean energy transition led by citizens. Putting communities at the heart of Europe’s energy systems will ensure widespread support for renewable energy on the scale needed to combat climate change, they say.

  • Thursday, 4 July 2013 - 2pm

    On the occasion of the International Day of Cooperatives, on the 6th of July, United Nations (UN), the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) released a statement to support cooperative businesses.  

    The theme of the 91st International Day of Cooperatives is ‘Cooperative enterprise remains strong in times of crisis’.

  • Tuesday, 2 July 2013 - 5pm

    The European Parliament adopted today a report on the contribution of cooperatives to overcoming the crisis. Italian MEP Patrizia Toia (S&D) presented this report.

    The text praises the contribution of the 160.000 cooperative enterprises, which are members of Cooperatives Europe, to the EU economy and for employment stability.

  • Tuesday, 2 July 2013

    The European Parliament adopted today by vote a report on the contribution of cooperatives to overcoming the crisis. Italian MEP Patrizia Toia (S&D) presented this report.

    The text praises the contribution of the 160.000 cooperative enterprises, which are members of Cooperatives Europe, to the EU economy and for employment stability.

  • Monday, 1 July 2013 - 5pm

    Cooperatives Europe welcomes Croatia as today, July 1st, this country has become the 28th Member State joining the European Union. Cooperatives Europe also welcomes the fact that now Croatian cooperatives will be able to join the working group on cooperatives set up by Antonio Tajani, Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of industry and entrepreneurship.

  • Thursday, 27 June 2013 - 11am

    On June 26th, Cooperatives Europe and Rescoop organised the high level policy conference ‘Big energy: Small Energy? The role of cooperation for the EU’s energy transition’. The event was held at the European Commission as part of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW).

  • Wednesday, 26 June 2013

    On June 26th, Cooperatives Europe and Rescoop organised the high level policy conference ‘Big energy: Small Energy? The role of cooperation for the EU’s energy transition’. The event was held at the European Commission as part of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW).

  • Wednesday, 26 June 2013 - 3pm

    On June 25th, Othmar Karas, the vice-president of the European Parliament together with Antonio Tajani, the vice-president of the European Commission, chaired ‘Europe works for SMEs’ conference at the European Parliament, where new measures in order to access to finance from the EU were presented.

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