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 50.000 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.
A summary of the Civil Society Days 2019 at the European Economic and Social Committee on the 13th of June where Secretary General Diana Dovgan and President of the French worker cooperative SCOP-TI took the floor during a session organised by Solidar on democracy.
In the aftermath of the elections which took place on the 26th of May, in this article, we point out CECOP’s priorities and goals for this new parliamentary term.
CECOP welcomes the publication of Eurofound report “Cooperatives and social enterprises: Work and employment in selected countries” which reaffirms that cooperatives, particularly worker cooperatives and social cooperatives can and are delivering
In our Report of Activity for 2018 you can read about the main activities that CECOP undertook in 2018.
Long-term unemployment has affected 12 million Europeans since the economic crisis started in 2008. A long-term unemployed person is, in EU and OECD terms, somebody who has not been in employment for 12 months or more. Needless to point out that the economic crisis has deepene...
To celebrate its 40th annyversary, Cecop will hold a special General Assembly in Manchester from 20 to 22 May. Please consult the programme and register before 7 June.
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 a...
The European Civil Society Days 2019 are approaching and we are happy to inform you that CECOP has been invited to contribute to the workshop number 6: “Economy and democracy in the labour market: for a resilient and sustainable pathway”.
How old is a 40-year-old? In their forties, people have the ability to look lucidly at what was already accomplished and what remains to be achieved. When families are together for 40 years they have had the opportunity to grow together, realise common goals, support one another in hardship. With...
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.
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