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07 Jun 2006

Representatives of Confcooperative Sardinia visit CECOP

Position paper

On 1 June, CECOP received the visit of a 7-person delegation from Confcooperative Sardegna, composed of the leaders of the regional union and of the four provincial unions.

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07 Jun 2006

Mr. Daniel Pavel re-elected as President of SUPC in Slovakia

News

We are very happy to announce that Mr Daniel Pavel has been re-elected at the head of the Slovak Union of Producer's Co-operatives (SUPC). We wish him all the best for his new mandate.

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06 Jun 2006

COOPEXPO 2006 Exhibition in Nitra, Slovakia

Event

The Slovak Union of Producer's Co-operatives (SUPC) with the Co-operative Union of Slovakia and the International Exhibition Centre Agrokomplex Nitra organise the 13th International Co-operative Contract and Sale Exhibition CO...

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06 Jun 2006

Questionnaire on Worker cooperatives SCE Directive - Trade unions

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05 Jun 2006

New version of the Bolkestein Directive approved by Economy Ministers of the EU

Position paper

The text of the Service Directive as amended on 16 February 2006 by the European Parliament has gone back to the Commission. Less than two months later, on 4 April 2006, the Commission publishes a new proposal, to be submitted to...

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02 Jun 2006

Cooperative contacts between Slovakia and Croatia

Position paper

A round table entitled “Croatian Cooperatives of Veteran's - the New Business Force” was held on 21 March 2006 in Zagreb, capital of Croatia. The event was initiated and organized by the Ministry of the Family, Vet...

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02 Jun 2006

New version of the Bolkestein Directive approved by Economy Ministers of the EU

Position paper

The text of the Service Directive as amended on 16 February 2006 by the European Parliament has gone back to the Commission. Less than two months later, on 4 April 2006, the Commission publishes a new proposal, to be submitted to...

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02 Jun 2006

CECOP draft position on a Consultation on the Internal Market

Position paper

We attach this first draft position, as announced last week.

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02 Jun 2006

Update on the preparation of the ETUC Conference on 15 -16 June

Position paper

As you know, the ETUC conference will take place on 15-16 June. We are happy to confirm the participation of the following organisation: CO-LABOR (Luxemburg), FKU (Sweden), Legacoop (Italy), Confcooperative (Italy), Coop Finland (...

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01 Jun 2006

Text amended by the Competitiveness Council

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01 Jun 2006

CECOP's Observations on amended text

Position paper

The text of the Service Directive as amended on 16 February 2006 by the European Parliament has gone back to the Commission. On 4 April 2006, the Commission publishes a new proposal, proposing amendments to the amendments made by...

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24 May 2006

Social economy and social services in a report of the European Parliement

Position paper

On 10 May, the Committee on national development of the European Parliament published a report on the preparation of the assent procedure for the Community's strategic guidelines for the period 2007-2013.

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24 May 2006

Workshop on worker cooperatives at COOPERATIVES UK Annual Congress

Position paper

The workshop took place on 20 May for the whole day, and, for part of the day, in different meetings, analysing different questions affecting worker cooperatives in particular.

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24 May 2006

Consultation on future internal market policy

Position paper

In next week's CECOP news, we will send you a draft of CECOP position on this consultation which has important implications for the cooperatives, particularly in our sector.

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18 May 2006

CECOP's General Assembly on 12 May 2006

Position paper

The first salient feature is CECOP president Felice Scalvini's address to the Assembly. The members of the General Assembly considered that this was a key address in this phase of CECOP's evolution and decided that it shou...

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18 May 2006

CECOP's Board Meeting on 11 May 2006

Event

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10 May 2006

General Assembly's documents available on the website

Position paper

We would like to inform you that all the documents for the CECOP general assembly (ordinary and extraordinary) of 12 May are available on the website.

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10 May 2006

Bolkestein and Social Services of General Interest (SSGI)

Position paper

Communication from the Commission on the social services of general interest

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10 May 2006

ETUC / CECOP Conference

Position paper

ETUC organises on 15-16 June a conference dedicated to social dialogue for worker cooperatives and participative enterprises within the framework of the SCE directive on workers' participation. CECOP member organisations in...

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10 May 2006

London Economic's Consultancy

Position paper

A consultancy called « London Economics » has just approached us concerning a project commissioned by the European Commission to undertake a study on the impact of co-operative groups on the competitiveness of their...

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