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09 Sep 2009

The shining history of the Busy Bee

Position paper

This is a real history, with real people, with a great idea of change! Many solutions have been proposed to face the global economic downturn but just few of them are really concrete and effective. The best answers did not come...

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08 Sep 2009

Passed away of Antoine Antoni, former secretary general of CG Scop and one of CECOP’s founders

Position paper

CECOP is in mourning. Antoine Antoni iconic figure of the French cooperative movement died on 4 July, – international day of cooperatives – at the age of 92.

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31 Aug 2009

Issue 2 - August 2009

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10 Aug 2009

Creation of Nova SCE, the third European cooperative society

Position paper

The third European cooperative society has been created in Italy on 29 June 2009. Nova SCE has had a long period of constitution which was necessary in order to meet with the harmonisation of the European rules (Reg CE 1435/200...

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05 Jun 2009

A little less of profits but a little more of jobs

Position paper

Confcooperative, one of the main Italian cooperative organisations, celebrated its ninetieth birthday during the general assembly that was held in Rome on May 26. More than 1000 people took part to this event including importan...

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27 May 2009

Results of the CECOP consultation “Is the crisis affecting your enterprises?”

Position paper

Concerned by the current economic crisis and its serious challenges for employment, sustainability of the enterprises and social cohesion, CECOP has submitted to its members a consultation (see CECOP Link 2009/08) in order to h...

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18 May 2009

Ivano Barberini has died, the President of the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA)

Position paper

The death of the ICA's President Ivano Barberini on the 6 of May represents the loss of one of the most significant actors whom the Italian and international movement have ever known. During his presidency, the ICA underwen...

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17 May 2009

European Conference on Social Economy

Position paper

The European conference on social economy organized by SCMVD, the Czech Union of production cooperatives, which is a CECOP member, in collaboration with the Confederation of Employers and Entrepreneurs' Associations and wit...

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08 May 2009

Effects of the crisis on cooperatives: Survey among CICOPA members

Position paper

Concerned by the current economic crisis and its serious challenges for employment, sustainability of the enterprises and social cohesion, CICOPA (directly and through its regional organisation CECOP-CICOPA Europe as far as Eur...

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05 May 2009

Spain: Worker Cooperatives facing the economic crisis

Position paper

There had been less worker cooperatives created in 2008 in comparison to the previous years. Economic crisis has touched the growth of cooperative movement, which created 1,7% less enterprises than in 2007. These data have been...

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30 Apr 2009

Issue 1 - April 2009

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30 Mar 2009

"International Conference on Social Economy and Social Entrepreneurship" Prague, 16-18 April

Position paper

The International European Conference on Social Economy and Social Enterprise will take place from 16 to 18 April 2009 in Prague as part of the official programme of events under the Czech Republic's Presidency of the EU Co...

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30 Oct 2008

CECOP presentation document: criteria for the presentation sheets of each member organisation

Position paper

Deadline: 1st. october 2008

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28 Oct 2008

MERCOSUR cooperative delegation to Brussels attends CECOP seminar and signs protocol with CICOPA

Position paper

The delegation was from RECM (Reunion Especializada de Cooperativas de Mercosur), the MERCOSUR official agency for cooperatives, which comprises the national administration of control and promotion of cooperatives and the natio...

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27 Oct 2008

European Commission's renewed social agenda mention cooperatives

Position paper

The EU's renewed social agenda, presented on 2nd of July, features proposals on strengthening the fight against discrimination and improving workers' rights and cross-border healthcare. It is one of the Commission's...

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23 Oct 2008

Working Day on Public Procurements (Brussels, Wednesday 17th December 2008)

Position paper

With over 16% of the EU's GDP (1500 billion euros in 2002), public procurement represents a considerable stake for all European enterprises, and thus also for the development of the cooperative and participative enterprises...

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22 Oct 2008

Public procurements

Position paper

Deadline: 27 october 2008

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20 Oct 2008

CECOP seminar on public procurements

Event

Wednesday 17 December 2008

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09 Oct 2008

CECOP European Seminar 2008: Worker ownership: the synthesis between entrepreneurial development and social inclusion

Position paper

Wednesday 1st and Thursday 2nd October 2008 _ Maison des Associations Internationales (MAI) _ Rue de Washington 40 - 1050 Brussels

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09 Oct 2008

Thematic dossier: The services of general interest

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