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  • 17th Annual Farmers Cooperative Conference

    Change brings opportunity. Farmer-owned cooperatives are faced with new challenges and opportunities every day. This year's Farmer Cooperative Conference will explore the challenges agricultural cooperatives are facing today and identify future opportunities for success.

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  • 1st International Cooperative Cartoon Festival

    The 1st international cooperative cartoon festival is organized by the Halandri Parents Social Cooperative Enterprise.

    Participation

    The festival is open to everyone regardless of nationality, age, sex or profession.

    Theme

    1. Cooperatives: What is a cooperative? Cooperative principles and social economy. How workers’ cooperatives, social cooperatives and other types of enterprises owned by their workers can foster new ways of acting and thinking? How can teamwork in general contribute to social transformation?
    2. Free: Let your imagination run wild!

    All works (cartoons or strips) must be without dialogue or text.

    Entry Conditions

    1. All entries must be original works. Framed works will not be accepted.
    2. Entries can be either black & white or colored.
    3. The name, surname and address of the participant should be indicated on the reverse side of cartoons.
    4. Maximum 3 entries per participant.
    5. Maximum entry format size is A3 (40x30 cm). Electronic entries must be in JPG or PDF format (200 dpi). Files must not exceed 5 MB.

     Deadline

    Deadline for entries is 26 October 2014.

    Address

    Halandri Parents Social Cooperative Enterprise

    1st International Cooperative Cartoon Festival

    42 Aristotelous Street

    15234 Halandri, Greece

    Works can be sent via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

    Alternatively, they can be sent via the following services:

    • WeTransfer (http://www.wetransfer.com)
    • DropBox (http://www.dropbox.com)
    • Google Drive (http://drive.google.com)

    Accepting, short-listing, and final selection of works falls entirely upon the Jury nominated by the Artistic Direction of the International Cooperative Cartoon Festival. The final results will be communicated directly to all participants via email and published at www.cooplife.org. The Jury’s decisions cannot be contested.

    Awards

    1. International Cooperative Cartoon Festival (single award)
    2. Parents Social Cooperative Enterprise (single special award)
    3. Traditional Cooperatives (single special award)
    4. Other special awards or honorary mentions may be awarded.

    Opening Ceremony, Award Ceremony, Exhibition

    The opening ceremony and the prize awarding ceremony will be announced at www.cooplife.org at the end of November. 

    Authors of short-listed works will receive a free copy of the exhibition catalogue (dvd). Non-selected participants will have the possibility to request the catalogue by filling in the respective electronic form at www.cooplife.org. 

    The works selected for the exhibition and the catalogue will not be returned and they will be included in the International Cooperative Cartoon Festival Museum collection. 

    Non-selected paper works will be returned only after request by the author (who will also bear the shipping cost) and no later than February 22, 2015. The organizer is not responsible for any damage that may occur during transport.

    By entering the competition, participants grant the organizer the right to use their entries as advertising for the "1st International Cooperative Cartoon Festival" and the "Halandri Parents Social Cooperative Enterprise" (e.g. as cartoon book, catalogue, advertising in the press and other media, separate promotional printed works such as posters, leaflets, promotional gifts, calendar). All rights for any other publishing except these belong to the owner of the work. Please note that prior to any use of works, the authors will be asked to give their permission.


     

    List of participants until 25/10/2014

    Algeria
  • Khalil Zitouni
  • Argentina
  • Daniel Eduardo Varela
  • David Pugliese
  • Pablo Javier Diaz
  • Australia
  • Louis Pol
  • Austria
  • Hule Hanusic
  • Azerbaijan
  • Seyran Caferli
  • Belgium
  • Luc Descheemaeker
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina
  • Resad Sultanovic
  • Brasil
  • Alisson Ortiz Affonso
  • Amorim
  • Cival Einstein
  • Érico Junqueira Ayres
  • J.Bosco Jacó de Azevedo
  • Jesse Ribeiro
  • Marcelo Rampazzo
  • Rafael Correa
  • Raimundo Waldez C. Duarte
  • Roberto José da Rocha Neto (Netto)
  • Bulgaria
  • Diliana Nikolova
  • Dilyan Dochev
  • Ilian Savkov
  • Irien Trendafilov
  • Ivailo Tsvetkov
  • Trayko Popov
  • Valentin Georgiev
  • Valery Aleksandrov (Walex)
  • Tsocho Peev
  • Chile
  • Jaime Huerta (Galo)
  • China
  • Ba Bilig
  • Bingling
  • Cai Weidong
  • Chen Sun
  • Gai Guibao
  • Hong Xue
  • Jiarui Jun
  • Jing Shan Li
  • Li Kui Jun
  • Liang Junqi
  • Liu Qiang
  • Liuke
  • Lou Peidong
  • Shen Hong Li
  • Ye Bin
  • Colombia
  • Raul Zuleta
  • Costa Rica
  • Ferreol Murillo Fuentes
  • Croatia
  • Darko Dozaic
  • Marijan Loncar
  • Zdenko Puhin
  • Cuba
  • Alfredo Lorenzo Martirena Hernandez
  • Roberto Castillo Rodriguez
  • Cyprus
  • Huseyin Cakmak
  • Czech Republic
  • Evzen David
  • Dominican Republic
  • Yolanda Naranjo
  • Egypt
  • Dina Abdelgawad Shosha
  • Effat Mohamed
  • Wesam Khalil
  • Estonia
  • Andres & Pearu
  • Andrus Peegel
  • Ester Lauringson
  • Hiie Ivanova
  • Viljar Ansko
Ethiopia
  • Samuel Worku Endale
  • Finland
  • Riina Maido
  • France
  • Rene Orange
  • Germany
  • SamuelSabine Voigt
  • Greece
  • Alexandros Alexopoulos
  • Andreas Antonos
  • Apostolos Plachouris
  • Basilis Dagres
  • Char Tselos
  • Demetrios Coutarelli
  • Giannis Dimitropoulos
  • John Xagoraris
  • Loukas Athabasiadis (Loukas)
  • Manolis Zoulakis
  • Nicolas Koundouros
  • Nikolas Kaloterakis
  • Sophia Marra
  • Theodosis Vranas
  • Hungary
  • Halasz Geza
  • India
  • Jairaj Kerala
  • Lahari Ismail
  • Malatesh Garadimani
  • Santosh Paliwal
  • Siva K.M
  • Suman Kumar Thipparapu
  • Uday Kiran Jonnala
  • Yogesh Sodhi
  • Indonesia
  • Agus Eko Santoso
  • Darsono
  • Doddy Iswahyudi
  • Muhammad Muslih
  • Taufiq Wadjdi
  • Iran
  • Behzad Ghafari
  • Esmaeil Babaei
  • Hamid Ghalijari
  • Hamid Soufi
  • Hossein Hajiagha
  • Masoume Rahimi
  • Mojtaba Valizadeh
  • Naser Jalalalhosseini
  • Rahim Baghal Asghari Baghmisheh
  • Sajad Rafeei
  • Saman Ahmadi
  • Saeed Sadeghi
  • Yalda Hasheminezhad
  • Israel
  • Abraham Averbuch Ash
  • Ilya Katz
  • Nir Molad and Amos Ellenbogen
  • Sergey Sichenko
  • Italy
  • Gabriele Corvi
  • Liviano Rivai
  • Kazakhstan
  • Aidarbek Gazizov
  • Korea
  • Na Hyeonji
  • Mèxico
  • Arturo Rosas
  • Octavio Grimaldo
  • Montenegro
  • Darko Drljevic
  • Dragomir Djukic Charlly
  • Morocco
  • Hicham Boudra
  • Poland
  • Jerzy Stepniak
  • Marcin Bondarowicz
  • Miroslav Hajnos
  • Pawel Nawrot
  • Szczepan Sadurski
  • Zbigniew Kołaczek
  • Zbigniew Nieweglowski
  • Zbigniew Piszczako
  • Portugal
  • Ricardo Ferreira
  • Romania
  • Cornel Chiorean
  • George Licurici
  • Petrisan
  • Stanila Liviu
  • Russia
  • Aleksei Kivokurtcev
  • Alexandr Zudin
  • Bondarenko Mairina
  • Club Cranberry
  • Maxim Smagin
  • Mikhail Zlatkovsky
  • Smirnov Igor
  • Tarasenko Valeri
  • Vasiliy Alexandrov
  • Vladimir Semerenko
  • Valentin Druzhinin
  • Vladimir Khakhanov
  • Serbia
  • Aleksandar Petrikanovic
  • Bobisa Todorovic
  • Borislav Stankovic Stabor
  • Jovan Prokopljevic
  • Milan Kusmuk
  • Milenko Kosanovic
  • Mileta Miloradovic
  • Milorad Rankov
  • Predrag Srbljanin - Srba
  • Snezana Comor
  • Stefan Pleskonjic
  • Uros Maksimovic
  • Vukasin Milicevic
  • Zoran Mihailovic
  • Miroslava Rakovic
  • Spain
  • Miguel Villalba Sanchez
  • Sudan
  • Miguel Elrayah Ombaddi
  • Syria
  • Ismail Hasan
  • Raed khalil
  • Turkey
  • Ahmet Ümit Akkoca
  • Askin Ayrancioglou
  • Cem Koc
  • Ersin Altın
  • Ferhat Demirbas
  • Feridun Demir
  • Firat Sarac
  • Kaan Saatci
  • Kemal Ozyurt
  • Menekse CAM
  • Oguz Gurel
  • Talip Dilber
  • Ukraine
  • Dmytro Skazenyk
  • Kazanevsky Vladimir
  • Konstantin Kazanchev
  • Michael Mayevsky (Misha)
  • Oleksy Kustovsky
  • Sergei Semendyaev
  • Sergey Velmozhko
  • United States of America
  • Andrzej Pacult
  • Ivan Andres Iriarte
  • Phu Nguyen
  • Uruguay
  • Leslie Ricciardi
  • Raquel Orsuj
  • Uzbekistan
  • Makhmud Eshonqulov
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  • 1st International Cooperative Cartoon Festival

    The 1st international cooperative cartoon festival is organized by the Halandri Parents Social Cooperative Enterprise.

    Participation

    The festival is open to everyone regardless of nationality, age, sex or profession.

    Read more
  • A Cuban economic update with emphasis on worker and producer cooperatives: 498 approved so far
    By mid-2014 a total of 498 worker cooperatives had been approved.

    The Cuba Cooperative Working Group (CCWG) was convened in January 2014 by Eric Leenson of Sol Economics and Stanley Kuehn of NCBA CLUSA to study the Cuban economic “update” with an emphasis on worker and producer cooperatives.

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  • All India Conference of Credit Societies

    Saturday, 1 November 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014

    Parwary, GoaSahakar Bharati, 5, Wagle Sadan, Bhagshala Maidan, Dombivali (W) Maharashtra India, India

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  • Building up a Cooperative System in Laos
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  • Bushcraft Camp 11th - 12th Oct 2014

    By Woodcraft Folk

    This camp is open to Pioneers and above and participation will be limited to 60 people, the maximum ratio of children to adults will be 5 to 1. Leaders who have younger children may bring them to this camp provided the ratio is not exceeded.

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  • CMC Delegates Meeting
    CMC Delegates Meeting

    A new organization requires the energy of its members; Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) is inviting all delegates to a meeting at the Westin Ottawa, Wednesday November 26, 2014, Westin Hotel

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  • Co-op Week 2014

    Oct 13, 2014 to Oct 19, 201. Location: Across Canada!

    Co-op week is the opportunity for Canadian co-operative and credit union members to celebrate the fact that they have collectively helped to build this country.

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  • Curso de Balance Social Cooperativo
    Curso de Balance Social Cooperativo

    Buenos Aires, Argentina, 10 de noviembre de 2014

    El curso se orienta al análisis y conceptualización de la Responsabilidad Social Cooperativa y al estudio y conocimiento para la confección del Balance Social Cooperativo, como herramienta de gestión y comunicación que mide el cumplimiento de los Principios Cooperativos.

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  • Festival Of Solidarity & Cooperative Economy, Athens 10th-12th October 2014

    Members of various solidarity networks, cooperative initiatives and grassroots innovation structures in Greece organise, for the third consecutive year in Athens, the Festival for Solidarity & Cooperative Economy, which will be held between October 10th and 12th, 2014.

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  • II. International Congress of Agriculture and Food
    International Congress of Agriculture and Food

    Wednesday, 26 November 2014 to Sunday, 30 November 2014
    Maritim Pine Beach Convention Center, Ileribasi Mevkii 5. Parsel
    Belek, Serik, 07525  Antalya, Turkey

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  • III Cooperative Summit of the Americas
    Integration that Generates a Social Change

    Cooperatives of the Americas, Region of the International Cooperative Alliance, as the cooperative integration body of the American continent, the Confederation of Colombian Cooperatives (CONFECOOP) and member organizations of the Alliance in Colombia call on the region’s cooperative movement and other organizations of the social economy to participate in the III Cooperative Summit of the Americas, in Cartagena de Indias, November 2-7, 2014.

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  • Karagiozis Shadow Theatre

    The 5th Children's Theatrical Play organised by the Halandri Parents Social Cooperative Enterprise for this school year will take place on Friday 28 March 2014.
    This time, the Cooperative will stage the Karagiozi play Hercules and the Nemean Lion by the Stathis Lagkadas Shadow Theatre.

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  • Learning together
    Learning together: Perspectives in Co-operative Education

    Perspectives in Co-operative Education
    9 December 2014 | Manchester | People’s History Museum | 9.30am-4pm

    Places going fast!

    It’s only one month before our December conference takes place, but you are still on time to grab a seat and get an insight into the co-operative education sector.

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  • Quebec 2014: International summit of cooperatives

    Cooperation—central to program development

    In order to present an exciting, relevant, and diverse program, the International Summit of Cooperatives team has formed a validation committee that brings together players from different cooperative sectors, university experts and researchers, and representatives from national and international cooperative organizations.

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  • Social Enterprise world Forum: 14 - 16 Oct Seoul, South Korea

    In 2008 a global steering group was established from national social enterprise support agencies in Canada, USA, Scotland, England, Germany, South America, South Africa and Australia, whose aim was to seek means to advance social enterprise development throughout the world.

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  • The Co-op 5K

    The Co-op 5k is a fun, family-oriented race/walk held annually in the greater Washington, DC area. Proceeds go to support cooperative projects around the world, so by participating in our race you are making a tremendous impact on people’s lives.

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  • The girl who asked for a needle; a simple needle
    The girl who asked for a needle; a simple needle

    4th Theatrical Play Staged by the Halandri Parents Social Cooperative Enterprise

    An interactive play for children and adults, performed by an actress and animate objects.
    A girl brings happiness and joy back to the miserable town of Charlenack and the only thing she asks for in return is a simple needle.

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  • Top Coop Contest, Finalists - Winners

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  • World Puppetry Day
    World Puppetry Day

    The Halandri Parents Social Cooperative Enterprise at the Puppet Festival!

    The World Puppetry Day is celebrated on 21 March every year by the puppetry and shadow theatre world, highlighting an art form that has been around since ancient times.

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