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11 Mar 2008

Interview with Felice Scalvini, President of CECOP

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EUROPE III - February-March 2008 edition

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05 Mar 2008

European Center for SME's in China

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The 27 February, CECOP attended a seminar focusing on the feasibility of the setting-up of a European centre for SMEs in China. The idea comes after a consultation launched by the Commission in 2006 on the EU's trade relati...

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05 Mar 2008

Consultation on “Small Business Act” (SBA) for Europe

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In its communication on the midterm review of Modern SME policy of 4 October 2007, the European Commission introduced an actions program of actions organised around five key areas: cutting red tape, improving SMEs' access t...

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05 Mar 2008

Second round: “Small Business Act” consultation

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We would like to insist very strongly on this consultation as already underlined in the previous CECOP Link ([click here->http://www.cecop.coop/article.php3?id_article=668]) since the SBA is going to define the long-term fut...

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25 Feb 2008

Cooperative Europe's proposals

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Cooperative Europe's proposals on Small Business Act

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25 Feb 2008

CECOP response to the consultation 2nd. Draft

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CECOP response to the Commission consultation : Questionnaire on the “Small Business Act” for Europe

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15 Feb 2008

Relevant items in the 2008 CLWP

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SME-relevants items in the 2008 Commission Legislative Work Programme

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15 Feb 2008

Documents and presentations

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Background documents and presentations from the SME Envoy meeting with Stakeholders - 30 January 2008

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13 Feb 2008

Public Hearing - 6 February 2008

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This week, CECOP pursued its follow-up of the Small Business Act theme by attending a Commission Hearing. All the actors linked to this project were present that is the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Member-S...

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13 Feb 2008

Small Business Act public Hearing - 6 February 2008

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This week, CECOP pursued its follow-up of the Small Business Act theme by attending a Commission Hearing. All the actors linked to this project were present that is the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Member-S...

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12 Feb 2008

CECOP Congress 2008

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CECOP Congress will be held in Brussels on Wednesday 30 April 2008 from 9am to 5 pm.

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01 Feb 2008

SGI/SSGI follow-up

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This week, CECOP pursued its follow-up of the SGI / SSGI theme by attending a CoR/EESC/SSGI Collective conference entitled "Towards an internal market of social services?" as well as the “Social Economy” I...

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16 Jan 2008

CECOP's response to the Commission consultation

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CECOP's response to the Commission consultation: “Opportunities, access and solidarity: towards a new social vision for 21st century Europe”

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16 Jan 2008

CECOP's response to the Commission consultation

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CECOP's response to the Commission consultation: Modernising social protection for greater social justice and economic cohesion: taking forward the active inclusion of people furthest from the labour market

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20 Dec 2007

CECOP - Cooperatives Europe press release

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Position of Cooperatives Europe and CECOP on the communication “Services of General Interest, including social services of General Interest: a new European commitment”

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10 Dec 2007

Workers take over their enterprises

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Le Monde Diplomatique - December 2007 (Text in French)

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10 Dec 2007

An article in the December issue of the ‘Monde Diplomatique' on enterprise transfers to their workers

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The article by Cécile Raimbeau (available on www.monde-diplomatique.fr as of January 2007) explains the successes of the hundreds of democratic worker buy-outs of enterprises in crisis in Europe that have taken place ove...

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10 Dec 2007

Services of General interest and Internal market: Contradiction or conciliation?

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On December 4, 2007, the CEEP (European centre of enterprises with public participation and of enterprises of general economic interest) organised in Brussels a conference on the “Services of General interest and Internal...

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07 Dec 2007

Communication from de CE: Overcoming the stigma of business failure

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Communication from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions: Overcoming the stigma of business failure - for a second chance policy - Im...

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06 Dec 2007

Commissioner Verheugen hails micro-credit and worker cooperatives' role in the social development of the poor

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At the occasion of the seminar Social Economy: a key sector for growth and jobs” held by the European Economic and Social Committee on 3 December, EU enterprise and industrial policy Commissioner Verheugen said that &ldqu...

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