On 6, 7 and 8 July, CECOP Secretary General Bruno Roelants met the Slovenian Minister of the Economy, Mr Počivalšek, the Minister of Labour, Ms Kopač Mrak, the Secretary of State for cooperatives, Mr Slapnik and members of Parliament from the Employment and Social Affairs and Economy Commissions, among others, to share the state-of-the-art of worker and social cooperatives in Europe and see how they could be developed in Slovenia.

The audience composed mainly by representatives of cooperatives and other social economy enterprises and together with the Government, were particularly interested in business transfers to the employees under the cooperative form and governance in cooperatives and seemed to reflect a genuine interest in promoting worker and social cooperatives in Slovenia.