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18 Sep 2006

Transparency Consultation

Position paper

The text written by the secretariat in answer to the European consultation on "Transparency" has been addressed to the competent services of the Commission and has been put on line on our site.

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18 Sep 2006

SAW-B - 25th birthday

Position paper

SAW-B, Belgian full member and founder member of CECOP, celebrated on Friday 8 September the 25th anniversary of its establishment.

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18 Sep 2006

The "Services" and "Posted Workers" Directives

Position paper

It seems that the European Parliament and the Finnish Presidency are determined to finish the approval cycle on the Services Directive before the end of the year.

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18 Sep 2006

Launching of External CecopNews

Position paper

The secretariat has so far concentrated its effort on the most urgent task, namely: to put in place an information system only for its members, with the CecopNews for members which you are presently reading. Toward the end of t...

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15 Sep 2006

Legal experts

Position paper

A list of legal experts belonging to each of the CECOP member organisations has been established. Here is a presentation table of these data.

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12 Sep 2006

"Transparency" consultation

Position paper

The text written by the secretariat in answer to the European consultation on " Transparency " has been addressed to the competent services of the Commission and has been put on line on our site.

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20 Jul 2006

ETUC-CECOP CONFERENCE: “The full involvement of employees in the European Cooperative Society”, 15 & 16 June 2006, Brussels

Position paper

On 15 and 16 June 2006, in partnership with the European Confederation of trade unions (ETUC) and with the support of the European Commission, CECOP co-organised in Brussels a conference which subject was «For the full in...

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20 Jul 2006

NUWPC Conference in Sofia

Position paper

On 6 July, a practical and scientific conference on “The role of the cooperative system in the social economy and social state development” was organised in Sofia, under the patronage of Mr Georgi Parvanov, Presiden...

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19 Jul 2006

Introduction

Position paper

On 9 November 2005, the Commission launched “the European transparency initiative” and is organising a large consultation on this issue (from 3 May to 31 August 2006).

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19 Jul 2006

Green Paper

Position paper
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19 Jul 2006

Communication from the Commission on the European transparency initiative

Position paper
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19 Jul 2006

CECOP draft position

Position paper
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13 Jul 2006

A first SCE has been established as a European Social Cooperative

Position paper

On 6 July 2006, a first ever European social cooperative society, Escoop, has been formally established in front of a notary, in Mola di Bari, Italy, between various Italian, Finnish and Spanish organisations involved in social...

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13 Jul 2006

A first SCE has been established as a European Social Cooperative

Position paper

On 6 July 2006, a first ever European social cooperative society, Escoop, has been formally established in front of a notary, in Mola di Bari, Italy, between various Italian, Finnish and Spanish organisations involved in social...

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13 Jul 2006

International Summer School on Solidarity Economy in Europe: Enterprise and Regional Development Bebra-Imshausen, Germany, 7 to 11 July 2006

Position paper

This is the third time the Summer School takes place, this time with a focus on local and regional development. It is organised by Prof. Clarita Mueller at the Von Trott Foundation in the North Hessen countryside, which has an...

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13 Jul 2006

NUWPC Conference in Sofia

Position paper

On 6 July, a practical and scientific conference on “The role of the cooperative system in the social economy and social state development” was organised in Sofia, under the patronage of Mr Georgi Parvanov, Presiden...

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13 Jul 2006

« Transparency » Consultation

Position paper

In the scope of the « transparency consultation », here is a link where you can make a “virtual” tour of the EU institutions based in Brussels. Read more

04 Jul 2006

Meeting of the European Cooperative University (UCE) Project, Manchester, 30 June / 1 July and UCE Lyon Seminar, Lyon, Friday 15 September

Position paper

The European Cooperative University (UCE) Leonardo project, in which CECOP is a partner, endeavours to establish a European on-line resource centre on cooperatives and the social economy, and to develop a joint concept of coope...

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04 Jul 2006

Meeting of the European Cooperative University (UCE) Project, Manchester, 30 June / 1 July and UCE Lyon Seminar, Lyon, Friday 15 September

Position paper

The European Cooperative University (UCE) Leonardo project, in which CECOP is a partner, endeavours to establish a European on-line resource centre on cooperatives and the social economy, and to develop a joint concept of coope...

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01 Jul 2006

ICA Message on International Cooperative Day, 1st July 2006: "Peace-Building Through Cooperatives”

Position paper

The worker, social and artisans' cooperatives are part of the CICOPA constituency and have an important contribution to make to world peace because of their mission of creating sustainable jobs and providing firm and dignif...

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