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Published on 25/11/2020by redazione

Coop cinema, the last episode is about “Empowering the planet”

Renewable energy coops in Costa Rica and a cooperative of waste picklers in Argentina as fair models for a clean future of our planet. The third and last episode of Coop Cinema is about “Empowering the planet“. We will screen two documentaries featuring renewable energy coops in Costa Rica and cooperative Creando Conciencia in Buenos Aires (AR). Around the World collaborators and sponsors will be joined by Gianluca Salvatori, Euricse secretary general, to comment on the two documentaries and discuss the key cooperative themes with participants.

“Coop cinema” is a series of online events from October to December featuring screenings of a selection of documentaries produced by Sara Vicari and Andrea Mancori, each followed by reflections from our researchers on the key themes, such as cooperative models, governance, the future of work, and local development.

Please register here in order to attend the event.

Zoom link to attend the event

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Published on 16/09/2020by redazione

12th International Workshop on Cooperative and Responsible Finance for Development: Call for papers

17th and 18th June 2021, Trento

Euricse announces the organization of the 12th Euricse International Workshop on Cooperative and Responsible Finance for Development. The workshop, organized in collaboration with the Department of Economics and Management of the University of Trento and Federcasse (Italian Federation of Cooperative Credit Banks), with the support of EACB (the European Association of Co-operative Banks), will be held in Trento, Italy on June 17th and 18th, 2021.

Research Themes

The organizers are then inviting papers that explore the following themes:

Workshop Scientific Committee

Workshop Methodology

The methodology of the workshop is interdisciplinary and integrative. There will be only plenary sessions in order to stimulate interaction, exchange of ideas and debate. The organizers hope that by June 2021 all epidemic problems will be over: in this case the Workshop will be held in physical presence, with the possibility of remote connection (via Zoom) for listeners only. If problem persist, the workshop will only be held remotely.

The Scientific Committee will not only examine the papers by their scientific and innovative value but it will try to achieve a balance between the workshop themes. The accepted papers will be published in the site of Euricse.

Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships designed to encourage participation will be offered. For more details please visit our web site www.euricse.eu or write to organizational secretary conference@euricse.eu after February 2021.

Important dates

All abstracts should be prepared in A4 format (Times New Roman, size 12 fonts, single-spaced) and be no more than 500 words length. Authors’ full title, name, address, organization and email address should be included at the end of the abstract. Abstracts are invited up to the end of December 2020 to the following email address: conference@euricse.eu. The Scientific Committee will carefully review the applications and advise the selected authors to extend the abstracts into the full papers, which must be sent to the organizers by the end of March 2021. The authors of accepted papers will be notified by the end of April 2021.

For more information about the Workshop please contact: conference@euricse.eu.

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Published on 29/03/2017by redazione

Mutual, cooperative and co-owned business

 

A new book edited by Jonathan Michie, Joseph R. Blasi and Carlo Borzaga, published by Oxford University Press Handbook

 

“Mutual, co-operative and co-owned business” is the title of The Oxford University Press Handbook edited by Jonathan Michie, University of Oxford (UK), Joseph R. Blasi, Rutgers University (USA), and Carlo Borzaga, University of Trento (Italy) is now available.

The handbook analyses, describes, and explains the complex world of organisations that assign ownership rights and governance control to stakeholders other than investors. The complexity of this set of organisations results both from the different degree of control exerted by stakeholders in each typology, and from different legislative and regulatory frameworks that govern these organisational forms. (more…)

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Published on 27/03/2017by redazione

For the development of agricultural cooperatives in Africa

The report is an important resource that will help organisations increase the effectiveness of their interventions by comparing strategies implemented in the interventions and context of reference.

Which factors help and which, instead, hinder the creation of agricultural cooperatives in the African continent? What can we learn from cooperative development programmes promoted by organisations from the North American and European co-operative movement? What legal, economic and political opportunities and challenges did they encounter in the countries where the programmes are implemented?

The answers to these questions can be found in the newly published research report on “Processes and Policies for Co-operative Development Promoters in Africa” by Euricse in collaboration with OCDC (U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council) and USAID. (more…)

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