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20 Jul 2006

NUWPC Conference in Sofia

Position paper

On 6 July, a practical and scientific conference on “The role of the cooperative system in the social economy and social state development” was organised in Sofia, under the patronage of Mr Georgi Parvanov, Presiden...

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19 Jul 2006

Introduction

Position paper

On 9 November 2005, the Commission launched “the European transparency initiative” and is organising a large consultation on this issue (from 3 May to 31 August 2006).

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19 Jul 2006

Communication from the Commission on the European transparency initiative

Position paper

Communication to the Commission from the President, Ms. Wallström, Mr. Kallas, Ms. Hübner and Ms. Fischer Boel proposing the launch of a European Transparency Iniciative

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19 Jul 2006

CECOP draft position

Position paper

A European Initiative on Transparancy - CECOP draft position - 19 July 2006

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13 Jul 2006

A first SCE has been established as a European Social Cooperative

Position paper

On 6 July 2006, a first ever European social cooperative society, Escoop, has been formally established in front of a notary, in Mola di Bari, Italy, between various Italian, Finnish and Spanish organisations involved in social...

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13 Jul 2006

A first SCE has been established as a European Social Cooperative

Position paper

On 6 July 2006, a first ever European social cooperative society, Escoop, has been formally established in front of a notary, in Mola di Bari, Italy, between various Italian, Finnish and Spanish organisations involved in social...

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13 Jul 2006

International Summer School on Solidarity Economy in Europe: Enterprise and Regional Development Bebra-Imshausen, Germany, 7 to 11 July 2006

Position paper

This is the third time the Summer School takes place, this time with a focus on local and regional development. It is organised by Prof. Clarita Mueller at the Von Trott Foundation in the North Hessen countryside, which has an...

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13 Jul 2006

NUWPC Conference in Sofia

Position paper

On 6 July, a practical and scientific conference on “The role of the cooperative system in the social economy and social state development” was organised in Sofia, under the patronage of Mr Georgi Parvanov, Presiden...

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13 Jul 2006

« Transparency » Consultation

Position paper

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04 Jul 2006

Meeting of the European Cooperative University (UCE) Project, Manchester, 30 June / 1 July and UCE Lyon Seminar, Lyon, Friday 15 September

Position paper

The European Cooperative University (UCE) Leonardo project, in which CECOP is a partner, endeavours to establish a European on-line resource centre on cooperatives and the social economy, and to develop a joint concept of coope...

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04 Jul 2006

Meeting of the European Cooperative University (UCE) Project, Manchester, 30 June / 1 July and UCE Lyon Seminar, Lyon, Friday 15 September

Position paper

The European Cooperative University (UCE) Leonardo project, in which CECOP is a partner, endeavours to establish a European on-line resource centre on cooperatives and the social economy, and to develop a joint concept of coope...

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01 Jul 2006

ICA Message on International Cooperative Day, 1st July 2006: "Peace-Building Through Cooperatives”

Event

The worker, social and artisans' cooperatives are part of the CICOPA constituency and have an important contribution to make to world peace because of their mission of creating sustainable jobs and providing firm and dignif...

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01 Jul 2006

ICA Message on International Cooperative Day, 1st July 2006: "Peace-Building Through Cooperatives”

Position paper

The worker, social and artisans' cooperatives are part of the CICOPA constituency and have an important contribution to make to world peace because of their mission of creating sustainable jobs and providing firm and dignif...

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23 Jun 2006

The directive services

Position paper

On 11 April 2006, at the moment when the Commission was examining and amending the text of the directive service, just after the European Parliament, a working document on services of general interest was publi...

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23 Jun 2006

A European transparency initiative

Position paper

On 9 November 2005, the Commission launched “the European transparency initiative” and is organising a large consultation on this issue (from 3 May to 31 August 2006).

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21 Jun 2006

Final Declaration

Event

The participants to the conference «For the full involvement of employees in the European Cooperative Society» (Brussels 15-16 June 2006) invite ETUC and CECOP to consider the following Declaration in their respective decision-mak...

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21 Jun 2006

ETUC / CECOP Conference Report

Position paper

On 15 and 16 June 2006, the European Confederation of trade unions (ETUC) organised with CECOP as a partner and with the support of the European Commission, a conference which subject was «For the full involvement of employe...

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21 Jun 2006

CGSCOP has a new President

News

Patrick Lenancker was elected last Friday as the new president of « Confédération générale des Scop » by its National Council, after the withdrawal of Patrick Segouin in March for health rea...

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16 Jun 2006

CECOP position on the consultation on “Internal market”

Position paper

In June 2006, the Directorate General for Internal Market and services aimed to consult on the future of Internal Market policy. CECOP answered to this consultation which has important implications for the cooperatives, particular...

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14 Jun 2006

A European initiative on transparency

Position paper

From 3 May to 31 August 2006, the European Commission is organising a consultation on « transparency ».

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