The European Parliament adopted a report on the working conditions, rights, and social protection of platform workers. It highlights the potential of cooperatives in the platform economy, and shows an appetite for legislative step...
On September 15th, 2021, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen gave her second State of the European Union address in the European Parliament. Whereas some promising elements were brought forward, CECOP urges t...
CECOP is happy to announce the publication of the seventh edition of our biannual bulletin on EU-related social affairs and legislative monitoring to keep informed its members as well as other interested actors and stakeholders.
CECOP is looking for a new Advocacy Coordinator.
During a mutual learning session on social impact measurement, CECOP members shared tools and views on social impact measurement of industrial and service cooperatives across Europe.
CECOP had the chance to sit down with member CAAP, and discuss their recent affiliation to our network, the upcoming Slovenian presidency, and much more.
During their annual congress, the CECOP members casted their votes for their new Board Members, re-elected their President, and approved the strategic plan for 2021-2025.
In light of the European Strategy on Gender Equality and the European Recovery Plan, Diana Dovgan highlighted the successes of worker cooperatives and called for a continuous struggle for gender equality.
The documentary released by CECOP in 2012, has found a new home in the CECOP website.
On 5 May 2021, the European Commission published an update of the 2020 Industrial Strategy, which focuses on what needs to be done on and what lessons need to be learned from the COVID-19 crisis.
In our Report of Activity for 2020, you can read about the main activities that CECOP undertook last year.
CECOP and its members represented worker and social cooperatives during the EUSES 2021, reiterating that cooperatives are an integral part of the Social Economy.
The German Verein zur Förderung der Solidarischen Ökonomie e.V. recently published an edited volume with contributions from cooperators across Europe. The book includes a German Translation of CECOP's All for One report.
CECOP, together with ENSIE, hosted a workshop at the Social Platform Flagship conference. Together with the Portuguese Secretary of State Gabriel Bastos, representatives of different sectors of the Social Economy and beyond discus...
The European Social Economy Summit (EUSES) will take place at the end of May, in which CECOP will host a session, and multiple members will be present as well.
The EESC approved an opinion that highlights the role of the Social Economy for job creation and the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights. The opinion explicitly mentions cooperatives as key players in the Social...
CECOP is happy to announce the publication of the sixth edition of our biannual bulletin on EU-related social affairs and legislative monitoring to keep informed its members as well as other interested actors and stakeholders.
As part of the ‘Stand Up for the Social Pillar Alliance, CECOP called for a comprehensive and meaningful implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan ahead of the European Social Summit in Porto.
CECOP reacts to the European Commission’s consultation on the Social Economy Action Plan, calling to recognise worker and social cooperatives as an integral part of the Social Economy.
On the 4th of May, ENSIE and CECOP will host a joint workshop on the Social Economy Action Plan, highlighting the needs of Europe’s Social Economy ahead of the Porto Social Summit.
CECOP invites you to the event “A solidarity action plan for all generations” organized with the Stand Up for the Social Pillar Alliance.
On April 15, the Portuguese Confecoop and CECOP, hosted a joint conference on the future of the EU Disability Strategy, with the participation of prominent members of the European cooperative movement and policymakers.
Stilian Balasopulov was member of the board and Vice President of CECOP for more than 20 years, he was also President of the Bulgarian member organization NUWPC from 1992 to 2021. He was a humble cooperator and tireless ambassa...
On March 29th, CECOP President Giuseppe Guerini delivered the keynote speech at a high-level conference on "The role of Social Economy in the creation of jobs and the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights".
CECOP is organising a conference with Portuguese member Confecoop. The online event will focus on the cooperatives’ role in social inclusion for people with disabilities.