Taking the opportunity that Portugal holds the presidency of the European Union, CECOP has partnered with member Confecoop Portugal to hold a joint conference.

This event is titled “The future of the European disability strategy. Worker and social cooperatives’ role in the social inclusion for people with disabilities” and it will take place on the 15 of April 2021 at 11:00 CEST (10:00 WET).

The panels will include the presence of: Ana Mendes Godinho, Minister of Labour, Solidarity, and Social Security of Portugal; Ana Sofia Antunes, Secretary of State for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities of Portugal; Rogério Cação, President of Confecoop Portugal; Joaquim Pequicho, Director of Fenacerci; Giuseppe Guerini, President of CECOP; and many more. 

Join us for this enriching discussion on how the social cooperatives are positively contributing to the EU disability strategy!  


Conference programme



This event will have simultaneous interpretation to Portuguese, Spanish, English, Italian, and Portuguese Sign Language. 




This conference received financial support from the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation "EaSI" (2014-2020).
For further information please consult: http://ec.europa.eu/social/easi