During the annual General Assembly, CECOP members warmly welcomed two new members into the organisation: OZRSS for Poland, and Worker.coop from the UK. The General Assembly was held on the 9th of June 2023. The meeting took place in a hybrid format, with members participating live in Gothenburg, Sweden, and online.
OZRSS - Poland
In 2007, a group of Polish cooperatives founded the National Auditing Union of Social Cooperatives (OZRSS).
OZRSS's goal is to assist in the creation and functioning of social cooperatives, it does so by: assisting in the implementation of staturoy tasks, conducting tranings for employees & members, developing cooperation between cooperatives.
Workers.coop - UK
Workers.coop is a federation of worker-led cooperatives, based in the United Kingdom. The goal of the federation is to help cooperatives achieve their training, political and commercial goals. Furthermore, they take part in raising awareness of the cooperative model amongst workers and young people.
CECOP is happy to welcome our newest members, and looks forward to cooperating to promote the development and success of the cooperative model in Europe.