- Friday, 14 February 2014Policy topics:
- Wednesday, 22 January 2014
- Wednesday, 20 November 2013
Cooperatives Europe and Fair Trade Advocacy Office released a joint contribution to the future EU strategy on “Strengthening the Role of the Private Sector in Achieving Inclusive and Sustainable Development”. This topic is a key issue within the implementation of the EU development policy ‘Agenda for Change’ and the discussions on the future global sustainable development framework once the United Nations Millennium Development Goals come to an end.
Read the press release and the joint contribution below.Policy topics:
- Thursday, 31 October 2013
On 31st October, Cooperatives Europe, in partnership with ICA Africa, organised the workshop “Growing Cooperatives Globally. Cooperatives contributions to international development”.Policy topics:
- Wednesday, 10 July 2013
On 10th July the first meeting of the permanent working group on cooperatives set up by EU Commission Vice President Antonio Tajani took place.
- Tuesday, 9 July 2013
The Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE) of the European Parliament adopted today a motion for a resolution on the Entrepreneurship 2020 Action Plan presented by Austrian MEP Paul Rübig (EPP).
Cooperatives Europe welcomes the text adopted today, which underlines how the measures described in the EU Commission’s Action Plan should address all types of businesses, explicitly mentioning cooperative enterprises.
- 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.
- 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.
- Friday, 28 June 2013
- 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).