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New speakers confirmed and registrations open for #SCIS2017

Discover the updated program for the Social Cooperatives International School! 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 (...)

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Communication Officer for CECOP and CICOPA

New vacancy for a communication officer in the communication department of CECOP – CICOPA Europe and CICOPA. Interested applicants must hold a University degree in communication, journalism or related field and should have at least 3 years of previous experience. Also applicants are required to have an excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Spanish and a good working knowledge of French. The applicant will be responsible for planning and implementing the overall communication (...)

International Day of Cooperatives: Cooperatives ensure that vulnerable and precarious workers are not left behind

Tomorrow 1 July, cooperators around the globe celebrate the International Day of Cooperatives and use this opportunity to firmly reiterate why cooperatives ensure that no one is left behind, under the common theme of Inclusion. As the world of work undergoes enormous transformations, including in the quality and organisation of work and access to social protection, as enterprises democratically owned and managed by their workers, producers and, in some cases, also their users, cooperatives (...)

CICOPA family keeps on growing: 4 new members have joined in 2017!

As we celebrate the 70th anniversary of CICOPA, the network keeps on growing with a total of 4 members joining in the first semester of 2017. Our representation in the Asia-Pacific regions and in the Americas continues to grow as the organization incorporates new countries: Puerto Rico and India. CICOPA now affiliates 48 members in 32 countries, representing 68,000 enterprises which employ 4 million people. “We are very happy to welcome new realities to our organizations and we are looking forward to meeting the representative of such (...)

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