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300 people took part in a meeting focused on the International Year of Cooperatives in Prague

13 December 2012 [ English ] français ]

The Union of Czech Republic Production Cooperatives, SČMVD, organized a two-day meeting focused on the International Year of Cooperatives in Prague. The event was attended by 300 participants where members of the cooperative movement, representatives of the government Ministries and a large audience from all over the country took part.

Participants evaluated the long-term benefits of cooperatives in terms of employment, agricultural production and housing culture in the country. The event evaluated and criticized the current situation concerning the approach of the government towards the development of cooperatives, fiscal instability and lack of economic support.

The meeting was chaired by SČMVD president, Rostislav Dvorak.