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Professionalism: Elevating the Standard

Are you a lawyer, accountant, or other professional serving the cooperative community? Join your colleagues from around the country November 9 - 11, 2015, in Minneapolis, Minnesota for presentations, workshops and discussions on elevating the standard of professionalism in cooperative businesses. 

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Federsolidarietà – Confcooperative, the largest Italian organisation of social cooperatives, is organising the first Social Cooperatives and Social Enterprises International School from 11 to 13 October 2015 in Milan. Few places are still available for non Italian participants.

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People say to me they don’t think us workers can be owners. But I say to them, believe it, because here we are. Now that we’ve done this, who knows what’s possible.

To be honest, at first I didn’t believe it either. I thought of quitting, but I stuck it out.

“After 40 years on the floor, I didn’t dare dream that
I could actually become an owner in my own factory.”

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Global turnover of 2.2 trillion USD for top 300 co-ops

At the 2014 International Summit of Co-operatives ground-breaking research has been unveiled, providing firm evidence of the importance of the sector for the global economy, for economic stability and global employment.

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Thursday 20 November and Friday 21 November 2014 at the Technopolis – City of Athens.

Technopolis, 100 Pireos St., Gazi, Athens

The Social Entrepreneurship Forum is being organized as part of the Greek Social Entrepreneurship Week 2014, and Global Entrepreneurship Week, to be held on Thursday 20 November and Friday 21 November 2014 at the Technopolis – City of Athens.

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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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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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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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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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Building up a Cooperative System in Laos

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.

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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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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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Saturday, 1 November 2014 to Sunday, 2 November 2014

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

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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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Presented for the first time at the International Summit of Cooperatives, the study “Cooperatives and Employment: a global report” carried out by CICOPA, the International organization of industrial and service cooperatives, discusses the significance of cooperative employment in the global landscape, both quantitatively and qualitatively.

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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.

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Vendredi, 24 Octobre 2014, Agadir, Morocco

Audience: International Region: Africa Theme: Research

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The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), the European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB), the International Confederation of Popular Banks (CIBP), the European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (UEAPME) and Unico Banking Group

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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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Dear members and friends: It is my pleasure to invite you to NCFC’s 86th Annual Meeting, which will be held February 11-13, 2015, at the Paradise Point Resort in beautiful San Diego, California. Attendance at our annual meeting has being growing strongly for several years now and we look forward to building on that trend.

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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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