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14 Apr 2008

The Hungarian government promotes social cooperatives

Position paper

The Hungarian Folk High School Society (HFHSS) coordinated a government-sponsored programme to promote social cooperatives in Hungary, which lasted from October 2007 to March 2008. The conference that closed the program took pl...

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01 Apr 2008

CECOP's response to the consultation

Position paper

CECOP's response to the Commission consultation on “Small Business Act”

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29 Mar 2008

Comments of CECOP on the 3rd draft block exemption regulation

Position paper

Third draft regulation on the application of Articles 87 and 88 of the EC Treaty declaring certain categories of aid compatible with the common market (Draft General Block exemption Regulation).

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12 Mar 2008

Commission targets tax regime for cooperatives

Position paper

By Luc Vernet | Europolitics - 26 February 2008

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12 Mar 2008

Commission's decision might hurt 250 000 co-operatives

Press release

Cooperatives Europe - Press Release

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05 Mar 2008

European Center for SME's in China

Position paper

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

Position paper

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

Position paper

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

Position paper

Cooperative Europe's proposals on Small Business Act

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25 Feb 2008

CECOP response to the consultation 2nd. Draft

Position paper

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

Position paper

SME-relevants items in the 2008 Commission Legislative Work Programme

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15 Feb 2008

Documents and presentations

Position paper

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

Position paper

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

Position paper

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

Position paper

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

Position paper

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

Position paper

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

Position paper

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

Position paper

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

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

Position paper

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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