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La declaración de Estrasburgo pide a los gobiernos que desarrollen el potencial de las empresas sociales y cooperativas

Más de 2.000 políticos y empresarios sociales de los 28 estados miembros de la Unión Europea han subrayado la importancia de las cooperativas en una conferencia de alto nivel en Estrasburgo.

El evento de dos días fue organizado por la Comisión Europea y alentó a los empresarios sociales a “tener voz” en el asunto, participando en la discusión sobre el papel de las empresas sociales en la economía europea.

Colloque international "Les entreprise coopératives : expériences, défis et perspectives"

La faculté des Sciences Juridiques, Economiques et Sociales relevant de l'université Ibn Zohr d'Agadir, Maroc, organise le Colloque international "Les entreprises coopératives : expériences, défis et perspectives" et ce les 24 et 25 octobre 2014
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Access to Community Services Workshop: Cape Town global conference

We've an exciting programme of workshops about access to community services - one of the most important areas of work for the co-operative movement. Each workshop is designed to help deliver the Blueprint for a Co-operative Decade.

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Community is the answer

Community is the answer
Celebrating our common wealth: an international gathering
Glasgow, UK, 9-11 June 2014

This major event will explore some of the most significant local and global questions we face today in the context of the answer: community.

How will we address the challenges of poverty? Of growing inequality? Of the environmental crisis? Of the failure of our institutions?

Ahead of World Food Day, FAO gives agricultural co-operatives extended support

©FAO/Giuseppe CarotenutoRome, October 15th, 2013 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the International Co-operatives Alliance begin a new collaboration with the shared conviction that agricultural and food co-operatives must be central to any agricultural and rural development strategy. A Memorandum of Understanding that underlines this idea was signed today at FAO Headquarters by FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva and Alliance President Pauline Green.

Good practices in building innovative rural institutions to increase food security

35 Case studies highlighting good practices in building innovative rural institutions to increase food security, and the positive contribution of co-operatives in this.

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Family Fun Day at the Community Garden

To celebrate International Co-operative Day we are offering a family fun day at the local community garden. Attendees will get a tour of the garden, see what can be grown easily in a window sill or your own back garden and how to make those seeds grow. Attendees will also help out harvesting some of the food that has been growing and use that food to make a simple dish on the day. Items for the dish will come from the community garden or the Co-operative's local food store.

El Director General de la OIT apoya a las cooperativas como una alternativa frente a la austeridad

El Director General de la Organización Internacional del Trabajo, Guy Ryder, subrayó los sectores principales en los cuales las empresas sociales, incluyendo las cooperativas, podrían traer un cambio positivo a la economía.

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