CECOP is the European confederation of industrial and service cooperatives. Our aim is to bring democracy and solidarity to the workplace, sustainable economic growth, and social cohesion.
Our members are national federations of cooperatives and organisations that promote cooperatives. We represent 25 members in 15 European countries. We give voice to 40.000 enterprises and 1.3 million workers.
To celebrate this special anniversary, we decided to launch the campaign #CECOP40 and asked our members to identify those cooperatives that best represent the history and the evolution of CECOP.
On the 14th of January, the European Commission issued the Communication “A Strong Social Europe for Just Transitions”. The document sets out the road towards an Action Plan for the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights to be launched in 2021. CECOP welcomes t...
“All for One - Response of worker-owned cooperatives to non-standard employment”, a new report produced by CECOP sets out to show the contributions made by cooperatives to the issues related to non-standard employment, such as precariousness, low income, insufficient social secur...
CECOP is happy to announce the publication of the third 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.
European Ministers of Employment and Social Affairs (EPSCO Council) gathered in Brussels on the 10th of December adopted conclusions on inclusive labour market.
European readers, tv viewers, citizens, in general, are regularly confronted with terms like the Austrian presidency or the Finnish presidency of the European Union. Newspapers and news broadcaster are often caught in the rush of breaking news to properly make these EU notions ac...
Social cooperatives representatives, cooperative financing institutions, politicians and the European Commission with the European Investment Fund gathered in Milan on the 2nd of December to discuss opportunities and challenges of EU finance for social cooperatives and social ent...
François Espagne was member of the board and treasurer of CECOP from 1989 to 1996, representing the French member organization CGScop, where he was Secretary General from 1981 to 1990.
On his updated mission statement Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Nicolas Schmit was asked by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to develop an Action Plan for the Social Economy
The new college will officially take office on the 1st of December after a few weeks delay.
Workshop co-organised by CECOP and CFI - Under the auspices of Lombardy Region
A new report produced by CECOP sets out to show the contributions made by cooperatives to the issues related to non-standard employment
CECOP's aim is to build a stronger and fairer Europe, working through cooperatives to bring democracy and solidarity to the workplace, sustainable economic growth, and social cohesion.
17 Jan 2020
17 Jan 2020