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28 Jul 2015

2012 International Year of Cooperatives

News

The United Nations declared 2012 as the International Year of Cooperatives. It is a crucial opportunity for the cooperative movement to raise awareness of our business model and CECOP - CICOPA Europe is conscious of that.

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16 Jul 2015

Democratic enterprises promoting intergenerational and gender equality

News

Worker and social cooperatives provide youth and women a more equal access to employment and management positions. Although they might face specific discriminatory situations, for young persons and for women employment is often...

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15 Jul 2015

CICOPA statement at the International Labour Conference, 29 May 2014

Press release

On behalf of the International Cooperative Alliance, the Secretary General of CICOPA,Bruno Roelants is representing the cooperative movement at the International Labour Conference hold from 28 May to 12 June.

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15 Jul 2015

Social Entrepreneurs Have your Say! 16 - 17 January 2014, Strasbourg (France)

Video

Watch here the full debate on EU-Level Policies and Concrete Examples of Social Entrepreneurship, in the framework of the European Commission conference "Social Entrepreneurs : Have your say ! ". Giuseppe Guerini, Pre...

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15 Jul 2015

Highlights of the conference "Cooperatives and Work Integration of Disadvantaged Persons" 25/11/2013

Event

The conference Cooperatives and Work Integration of Disadvantaged Persons was co-organized by the European Confederation of Cooperatives in Industry and Services (CECOP-CICOPA Europe) and Confcooperative-Federsolidarietà...

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15 Jul 2015

László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

News

Keynote speech of László Andor, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, at the Conference "Cooperatives and Work Integration of Disadvantaged Persons". It was co-organized by...

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15 Jul 2015

SUSTAINABILITY. How cooperatives foster local environmental development

Video

This video is part of the series "Social needs, cooperative answers. How cooperatives provide sustainable community services across the world".

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15 Jul 2015

SUSTAINABILITY. The power of inter-cooperation

Video

This video mainly focus in how groups and consortia provide community services is part of the series "Social needs, cooperative answers. How cooperatives provide sustainable community services across the world".

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15 Jul 2015

IDENTITY. How cooperatives reintegrate vulnerable groups into society

Video

This video is part of the series "Social needs, cooperative answers. How cooperatives provide sustainable community services across the world".

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15 Jul 2015

PARTICIPATION. How multistakeholder cooperatives forter quality services

Video

This video is part of the series "Social needs, cooperative answers. How cooperatives provide sustainable community services across the world".

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15 Jul 2015

Social Needs, Cooperative Answers. Introductory video

Video

The video "Social Needs, Cooperative Answers. How cooperatives provide community services across the world" paints a picture of the main global trends regarding cooperatives engaged in community services (health, educ...

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15 Jul 2015

Turkish version of TOGETHER

Video

The documentary TOGETHER. How cooperatives show resilience to the crisis can be fully watched now in Turkish. It was produced in 2012 by CECOP, the European Confederation of cooperatives active in Industry and Services.

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15 Jul 2015

Razem, the Polish version of "Together. How cooperatives show resilience to the crisis"

Position paper

Razem is the Polish version of the documentary Together, produced by the European Confederation of Cooperatives in Industries and Services, CECOP - CICOPA Europe.

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15 Jul 2015

Μαζί (the Greek version of the documentary Together)

Position paper

Μαζί is the Greek version of the documentary Together, produced by CECOP - CICOPA Europe and translated by the Greek NGO for the development of cooperatives "KAPA Network".

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15 Jul 2015

TOGETHER. How cooperatives show resilience to the crisis in Korean

Position paper

The Korean version of the documentary TOGETHER. A film presented by the European confederation of cooperatives and other employee-owned enterprises that are active in industry, services and crafts produced by the Spanish Worker...

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15 Jul 2015

TOGETHER. How Cooperatives show resilience to the crisis in Japanese

Position paper

The Japanese verion of the documentary TOGETHER. How cooperatives show resilience to the cirsis. A film of the European confederation of cooperatives and other employee-owned enterprises that are active in industry, services an...

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15 Jul 2015

TOGETHER . How cooperatives show resilience to the crisis

Position paper

The documentary TOGETHER - How cooperatives show resilience to the crisis is the new documentary by CECOP - CICOPA Europe! It shows the resilience of the cooperatives and participative enterprises in industry and services to th...

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14 Jul 2015

The Way Forward: Cooperatives and Development, Cancun, 17 November 2011 (Teaser)

Position paper

Cooperatives have an enormous capacity to build a better world at the same time as being sustainable; this is the case of all the cooperatives and especially the contribution of cooperatives in the industry, services and health...

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13 Jul 2015

Slovenian government interested in the development of worker and ‪social cooperatives ‬‬‬‬

Position paper

After a recent law on social enterprises (2011), under which 26 social cooperatives are already registered (and about 70 enterprises of other models), there is a new interest towards developing cooperatives under the new govern...

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09 Jul 2015

Workers buy-out: 30 years creating wealth in Italy

Position paper

Between 2007 and 2013, the survival rate of Italian enterprises was 48.30% (after 3 years from their birth), whereas all Italian industrial cooperatives born after 2007 had a survival rate of 87,16% after 3 years , being the ma...

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