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.
The 1st international cooperative cartoon festival is organized by the Halandri Parents Social Cooperative Enterprise.
The festival is open to everyone regardless of nationality, age, sex or profession.
All works (cartoons or strips) must be without dialogue or text.
Deadline for entries is 26 October 2014.
Halandri Parents Social Cooperative Enterprise
1st International Cooperative Cartoon Festival
42 Aristotelous Street
15234 Halandri, Greece
Alternatively, they can be sent via the following services:
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.
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
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.
Saturday, 1 November 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014
Parwary, GoaSahakar Bharati, 5, Wagle Sadan, Bhagshala Maidan, Dombivali (W) Maharashtra India, India
The Alliance's office for the Asia-Pacific region is organising a National Conference on, “Building up a Co-operative System in Laos” in Vientiane from 11 to 13 November 2014 in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), Laos.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 to Sunday, 30 November 2014Maritim Pine Beach Convention Center, Ileribasi Mevkii 5. ParselBelek, Serik, 07525 Antalya, Turkey
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.
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.
Perspectives in Co-operative Education9 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The International Summit of Cooperatives, which took place in Québec City from October 6 to 9, is proud to announce the winners of the inaugural edition of its TOP•COOP competition.
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.