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489. Working together for a cooperative future

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Coop Name: CECOP-CICOPA Europe – The European Confederation of cooperatives and worker-owned enterprises in industry and services N° of Employees: 6
City: Brussels N° of Members: 29
Country: Belgium Year of formation: 1979
Website: http://www.cecop.coop Twitter: Link
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CECOP – CICOPA Europe is the European Confederation of Worker Cooperatives, Social Cooperatives and Social and Participative Enterprises. It groups national organisations in 16 countries which in turn affiliate over 50.000 cooperative and participative enterprises in industry and services, the vast majority being SMEs, and employing 1.4 million workers across Europe. Most of them are characterised by the fact that the employees in their majority are member-owners, while some of them are second-degree enterprises for SMEs. Furthermore, around 4.000 of those enterprises are specialised in the reintegration of disadvantaged and marginalised workers (disabled, long-term unemployed, ex-prisoners, addicts, etc).

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In this video 9 worker and social cooperatives worldwide tell their story.

Produced in a collaborative manner by CICOPA, the international organisation of Industrial, Artisanal and Service Producer’s Cooperatives and its regional organizations in Europe and Mercosur: CECOP-CICOPA Europe and CICOPA Mercosur , with the help of Cooperar, the Cooperative confederation of the Argentinian Republic, this video shares the experiences, challenges and motivations of young cooperators in 9 worker and social cooperatives from 9 countries worldwide.

Haga clic aquí para ver el video “Trabajando juntos por un futuro cooperativo” completo en CASTELLANO. 

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