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Singapore co-operative named South East Asia's best brand

FairPrice NTUC, a Singaporean co-operative with 270 stores and 630,000 members, has been named the country’s best brand by Interbrand.

Una cooperativa de Singapur designada la mejor marca del país

FairPrice NTUC, una cooperativa de Singapur con 270 tiendas y 630.000 miembros, fue designada la mejor marca del país por Interbrand.

ILO Director-General backs co-operatives as alternative to austerity

Co-operatives can make a positive change to the economy, according to the Director General of the International Labour Organization.

Rusia apoya el desarrollo de las cooperativas rurales

El Primer Ministro de Rusia, Dimitry Medvedev, ha mostrado su apoyo a las cooperativas rurales. Durante el primer Congreso Panruso de las Cooperativas Rurales, en el que se reunieron agricultores, organizaciones cooperativas y sindicatos, se leyó un comunicado de Dimitry Medvedev.

A co-operative approach to social care

SOCIAL CARE - A CO-OPERATIVE APPROACH
Meeting the aspirations and needs of an ageing population through ownership & control

Monday 29 April 2013, 10.30am – 3.30pm at Toynbee Hall, 28 Commercial Street, London E1 6LS

Keynote Speaker: Ed Mayo the Secretary General of Co-operatives UK nominated by the Guardian as one of the, “top 100 most influential figures in British social policy”.

A unique opportunity to have your say and help to design better, more inclusive services. This event is free to attend and lunch will be provided.

Defiant Radios Fun Day

11.00am - 4.00pm

In the 1930s, radio manufacturers refused to supply radio sets to co-operatives so they made their own and call them ‘defiant’. Find out more at our fun day!
See displays of historic radios and learn about radios through time. Design your own cardboard radio and poster to advertise your radio. Make a real crystal radio and record your own radio broadcast.

We are very pleased to be working alongside amateur Rochdale radio club RADARS and the amateur radio support network RAYNET.

FREE, donations welcomed. Some activities may have a small charge.

Movement continues to be a part of the UN's International Year agenda

Following on from the International Year of Co-operatives, the United Nations has named 2013 as the International Year of Quinoa and the International Year of Water Co-operation.

CCW Newsletter, issue 1, 2013

The first newsletter from Consumer Co-operatives Worldwide for 2013 which has been redesigned to support the themes for the Blueprint for a co-op decade.
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