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In solidarity, En solidaridad...

In the name of CICOPA president Manuel Mariscal and the CICOPA staff and its members, I would like to express our deepest feelings of solidarity with the Mexican people and the Mexican cooperative movement, in the wake of the earthquakes that have abruptly stroke your country. We are with you.

CICOPA supports Ariel Guarco’s candidacy to the ICA presidency

The Executive Committee members have agreed to approve and support Mr Ariel Guarco’s candidacy to the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) presidency, and Mr Janusz Paszkowski as member of the ICA Board.

Social farming in Italy: how the social cooperative, Un fiore per la vita, is showing the way forward

In Italy, social farming is an important and growing instrument of territorial cohesion and development, linking agriculture to local welfare. In the region of Campania alone, social cooperation employs 12,460 people and has more than 2,000 volunteers. Full-time workers represent about 68% of this figure, 67% of which are women and 4.7% are disadvantaged people. (Data from Confcooperative (...)

It is still possible to register for the Social Cooperatives International School! #SCIS2017

To be held from 19 to 22 October 2017 in Naples (Italy), the #SCIS2017 foresees four thematic sessions and one seminar. During the sessions, the presentation of best practices will focus on the analysis of the role of cooperative groups and consortia in the life of social cooperatives, and how they promote development and partnership among cooperatives themselves and among cooperatives and non-cooperative enterprises.

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