Workers / Industrial

Together. How cooperatives show resilience to the crisis

From February to April 2012, CECOP and m30m, a film production cooperative, filmed 4 different cooperative stories: a mineral water factory in Poland founded more than 60 years ago (Muszynianka), a French company in crisis acquired by its workers and transformed into a worker cooperative (Fonderie de l’Aisne), a consortium of social cooperatives in Milan providing labour inclusion to disadvantaged people and social services to thousands of citizens (Consorzio SIS) , and an industrial cooperative group which is one of Spain’s main business groups (Mondragon).

Israeli co-ops provide relief for natural disasters

Through co-operation, an Israeli organisation has helped Japan and Haiti recover from the aftermath of earthquakes.

Cooperatives - Key actors of social economy in Romania

One day event that gathered for the first time cooperatives unions, researchers and NGos around the topic What is the current situation of cooperative sector in Romania and what could be the ways to stimulate its development.

Co-ops and the Local Food System

Interested in learning more about how local cooperatives can strengthen our community and change the food system? Join us to snack, celebrate and learn about alternative business models that have the power to change the food system through education, empowerment and co-op...eration.

Cyprus International Year of Cooperatives Conference

On the occasion of 2012, declared by the UN as the International Year of Cooperatives the Cyprus National Committee for the International Year of Cooperatives invites you to the 2012 International Year of Cooperatives Conference in Cyprus. The Conference, which is organized in cooperation with Cooperatives Europe, will take place at the International Conference Center in Nicosia on the 28th to 29th of September 2012, during the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the EU.

Swap & shop til you drop


A free Swap & Shop til you drop event , with 60 stalls, clothing swap, activities, goody bags ,womens bunting making,  raffles and more from - 5pm on Sunday 4th March at Queens Hotel Leeds, UK to find out more information and to book a place  contact

6th European Organic Congress

6th European Organic Congress
“Smart change - towards a sustainable CAP”

Copenhagen, Denmark
17-18 April 2012


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