The European Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, Michel Barnier, has presented on 13th of April the “Single Market Act”, a text regrouping twelve priorities designed to boost growth and reinforce citizens' confidence. Key actions for each lever should be adopted by the end of 2012.
The text specifies that the cooperative sectors is “more vibrant than ever” and highlights its important contribution in terms of employment in the European Union.
CECOP position on the Single Market Act can be found on CECOP web page: http://www.cecop.coop/IMG/pdf/CECOP_position_SMA_EN.pdf
International Organisation of Industrial, Artisanal and
Service Producers' Cooperatives
Secretariat: C/O European Cooperative House - avenue Milcamps 105
1030 Brussels, Belgium
Tel: +32 2 543 1033, fax: +32 2 543 1037