Follow the link to the May 2021 edition.


In this Edition:

CECOP policy work

  • CECOP proposals for the European Social Economy Action Plan
  • Cooperatives fight for better working conditions in platform work
  • CECOP urges the European Commission to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights action plan
  • CECOP President addresses EU Commissioner Schmit and the European Parliament at the Social Economy Intergroup
  • Civil Society Days 2021: CECOP in public debates on Social Economy and sustainable recovery
  • Stand Up for the Social Pillar Alliance published statement ahead of the EPSCO Council, and hosted meeting with Commissioner Schmit and Portuguese Minister of Labour, Solidarity, and Social Security
  • CECOP Board member Francesca Montalti appointed to EU Industrial Forum
  • CECOP and Mondragon at the EU Industry Days: Worker cooperatives are crucial for skill development
  • Confecoop & CECOP joint workshop: The Future of the EU Disability Strategy
  • Report on social enterprise laws in Europe: A worker and social cooperatives perspective
  • High-level conference on Social Economy organised by the Portuguese EU Presidency: CECOP President Giuseppe Guerini keynote speaker

Update from EU institutions and partners

  • European Union adopts InvestEU

Worth reading

  • Giuseppe Guerini, President of CECOP, calls for fairer taxation
  • Social Economy Europe: Time to co-build the Social Economy Action Plan
  • Social Platform: the wait is over. Time to deliver a strong Social Pillar
  • Evaluation Report of the Social Business Initiative
  • ILO World Social and Economic Outlook
  • Eurofound report on the implications of Covid-19 for employment and working life





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