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23 Nov 2021

CECOP publications are now available for free!

Publication

Looking to add new titles to your digital library on worker and social cooperatives? Three of our books are now available for free to download.

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16 Nov 2021

35 years of CFI

News

CECOP sat down with Cooperative Finanza e Impresa (CFI) on the occasion of their 35th anniversary.

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09 Nov 2021

CECOP report: LIGHTS ON! Worker and social cooperatives tackling undeclared work

EaSI Programme

LIGHTS ON! Is a new report published by CECOP, commissioned to Dr. Francesca Martinelli.

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08 Nov 2021

LIGHTS ON – Online event

EaSI Programme

This event will delve on how cooperatives tackle undeclared work, and will take place on 19 November 2021. Programme and registration link can be found at the bottom of the page.

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20 Sep 2021

European Parliament: Cooperatives help to create a better platform economy

News

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...

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17 Sep 2021

CECOP reacts to Ursula von der Leyen's ‘State of the European Union’ Address

News

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...

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09 Sep 2021

CECOP Bulletin on EU Social Affairs #7

EaSI Programme

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.

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26 Jul 2021

Measuring social impact: CECOP members exchange on existing practices for social impact assessment

EaSI Programme

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.

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23 Jun 2021

ZOOM IN on our Slovenian member - CAAP 

News

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.

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22 Jun 2021

CECOP Annual Congress: highlights

News

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.

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22 Jun 2021

CECOP Secretary General speaks at Cooperatives Europe workshop on post-COVID recovery and gender equality

News

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.

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14 Jun 2021

Together: The documentary on coop resilience

Video

The documentary released by CECOP in 2012, has found a new home in the CECOP website.

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10 Jun 2021

EU Industrial Strategy Update: CECOP’s reaction & lessons from COVID crisis

Position paper

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.

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09 Jun 2021

Report of Activity 2020

Publication

In our Report of Activity for 2020, you can read about the main activities that CECOP undertook last year.

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03 Jun 2021

European Social Economy Summit: High visibility for worker and social cooperatives

News

CECOP and its members represented worker and social cooperatives during the EUSES 2021, reiterating that cooperatives are an integral part of the Social Economy.

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01 Jun 2021

CECOP study on non-standard employment translated into German

EaSI Programme

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.

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11 May 2021

CECOP-ENSIE hosted workshop at the Social Platform Flagship Conference

News

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...

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10 May 2021

CECOP to be present at European Social Economy Summit

News

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.

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05 May 2021

EESC approves opinion that calls the EU to recognize Social Economy as a key driver in job creation

News

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...

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03 May 2021

CECOP Bulletin on EU Social Affairs #6

EaSI Programme

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.

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30 Apr 2021

Stand Up for the Social Pillar Alliance: "A solidarity Action Plan for All" event

News

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. 

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23 Apr 2021

CECOP proposals for the European Social Economy Action Plan

Position paper

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. 

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22 Apr 2021

CECOP-ENSIE Workshop at the Social Platform Flagship Conference: The Road to Social Europe? An Action Plan for and with Europe’s Social Economy

Event

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.

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21 Apr 2021

“A Solidarity Action Plan For All Generations” - Online conference – April 28th

Event

CECOP invites you to the event “A solidarity action plan for all generations” organized with the Stand Up for the Social Pillar Alliance.

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20 Apr 2021

Confecoop & CECOP joint workshop: The Future of the EU Disability Strategy

EaSI Programme

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.

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