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16 Feb 2024

CECOP at the European Social Economy Conference in Liege “Social Economy at the core of Transitions”

News

The European Social Economy Conference took place in Liege, Belgium on the 12 and 13 February

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08 Nov 2023

Conference Workers Buyout - what is the cooperative key to success?

Event EaSI / ESF+ programme

CECOP is organising its conference "Workers Buyouts - What is the cooperative key to success?", the flagship event of its campaign on skills #coopskills2023.

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23 Oct 2023

CECOP’s session on energy community cooperatives for SMEs at the EU Industry Days 2023

News Event

CECOP has organized a session “A win-win for the enterprises and the planet? How energy community cooperatives are creating a more resilient and energy independent future for European enterprises » during the EU Industry Days 2023...

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19 Oct 2023

ZOOM IN On our Spanish member – COCETA

News

CECOP had the chance to sit down with its member COCETA, and discuss the ongoing Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

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17 Oct 2023

COODING - the first international event for cooperatives on digital and new technologies!

News Event EaSI / ESF+ programme

Last 29 – 30 September, 400 cooperators, experts and academia joined COODING event, the first international event to discuss the role that cooperatives are playing and can play in the future of digital and new technologies.

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14 Sep 2023

Re-industrialization and strategic independence of EU industries were the highlights of SOTEU 2023 – but it cannot be at the cost of social Europe

News Press release

CECOP’s reaction to the 2023 State of the Union address from European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen

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26 Jul 2023

CECOP launches its new campaign #CoopSkills2023

News Event Video EaSI / ESF+ programme

CECOP launches a campaign on skills for worker and social cooperatives! Find out about all the activities organised for #CoopSkills2023

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25 Jul 2023

Open call: gender diversity and inclusion expert

News

CECOP is looking for a gender diversity and inclusion expert to help develop its gender diversity/inclusion policy.

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24 Jul 2023

Job vacancies - Advocacy Advisor and Communication Officer

News

CECOP and CICOPA are looking for a new Advocacy Advisor and Communication Officer

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10 Jul 2023

Joint statement by CECOP and other stakeholders on the Platform Work Directive ahead of the trilogue negociations

News Position paper

Joint-statement by CECOP, European Youth Forum, Solidar and the Social Platform calling for an ambitious Directive on improving working conditions in platform work ahead of the trilogue negociaitions.

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05 Jul 2023

Join us at COODING the first international event for cooperatives on digital and new technologies!

News Event EaSI / ESF+ programme

CECOP invites you to the event: COODING - discussing & enhancing cooperation around the use of digital and new technologies in cooperatives

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30 Jun 2023

Joint Press Release COCETA - CECOP - CICOPA: International Day of Cooperatives

Press release

Industrial and service cooperatives call on the Spanish Government to make the most of the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the EU to promote a fostering ecosystem for cooperatives. COCETA, CECOP, and CICOPA make this appeal...

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15 Jun 2023

Commission’s proposal for Council recommendations for social economy: great opportunity but some risks persist 

News Position paper

On 13 June, the European Commission published its proposal for a Council recommendation on developing social economy framework conditions which was announced in the Social Economy Action Plan. 

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13 Jun 2023

CECOP and Social Economy Europe hosted the parallel seminar "Social Economy as driving force for green and digital transition" at the Social Economy Conference

News Event EaSI / ESF+ programme

CECOP co-hosted the seminar on "Social economy as driving force for green and digital transition", which took place during the Social Ecomomy Conference on the 8th of June, 2023, in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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09 Jun 2023

CECOP welcomes new members OZRSS and Workers.coop

News

CECOP has welcomed two new organisations into its membership: OZRSS & Workers.coop

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09 Jun 2023

Report of Activity 2022

News Publication EaSI / ESF+ programme

In our Report of Activity from 2022, we invite our members, readers, and the general public to take a look at our main achievements from last year.

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08 Jun 2023

Joint Civil Society Letter on the Removal of Commission Officials’ Details from the ‘Whoiswho’ Directory

News

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30 May 2023

Support the Emilia-Romagna relief efforts

News

CECOP invites the broader cooperative community to contribute to the relief efforts after the devastating floods in the Emilia-Romagna region.

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16 May 2023

CECOP Newsletter #1 - 2023

News EaSI / ESF+ programme

CECOP is happy to announce the publication of the first edition of our newsletter of 2023. We hope through it, members and readers alike, will stay informed of our latest activities and EU developments.

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05 Apr 2023

Delivering financial instruments for worker buyouts – CECOP speaking at FI Campus 2023

News Event

CECOP and several of its members spoke at the FI Campus event, presenting the cooperative model in a session focused on worker buyouts

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01 Mar 2023

Platform Work

News Position paper Publication Event EaSI / ESF+ programme

Find out more about our advocacy on the topic of platform work. In recent years CECOP has worked hard to raise awareness on the challenges workers face on platforms, and the cooperative solutions available.

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28 Feb 2023

CECOP at FI Campus 2023 - Financial Instruments in changing times

News Event

CECOP’s Secretary General will be discussing worker buyouts in this event.

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22 Feb 2023

Gothenburg becomes the EU's center for social economy for three days

News Event EaSI / ESF+ programme

In connection with the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the most important European players in the field of social economy gather in Gothenburg, at a conference highlighting the role of social economy in cr...

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21 Feb 2023

ZOOM IN on our Swedish Member – Coompanion

News

CECOP had the chance to sit down with our member Coompanion, and discuss the ongoing Swedish Presidency.

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14 Feb 2023

Türkiye and Syria earthquakes: how can the coop family help?

News

After two earthquakes hit Türkiye and Syria, the cooperative movement is getting together to channel and amplify help. 

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