International Summit of Cooperatives: The Outcomes

We invite you to read the latest Newsletter from the International Cooperative Summit, whcih amas held last week in Quebec city. The event was successful with over 3000 participants from 93 countries. Through social medias, this international exposition reached over 4 millions people. For more informations about the outcomes of the conference, follow this link

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Sommet International des Coopératives: Compte Rendu

Nous vous invitons à lire l’infolettre du Sommet International des Coopératives qui c’est conclut la semaine dernière dans la ville de Québec. Avec plus de 3 000 participants en provenance de 93 pays, l’évènement connu un vif succès. Cette exposition internationale eu une portée dans les médias sociaux atteingnant près de quatre millions de personnes. Pour plus d”informations, suivez ce lien.

Bulletin ECO-SOC INFO de mai 2014

Le bulletin ECO-SOC INFO de mai 2014 de la Chaire de recherche du Canada en économie sociale est maintenant disponible sur son site Internet! 

Cliquez ici pour y accéder !

Vous y trouverez des références récentes sur la recherche en économie sociale, de même qu’une recension de l’actualité provenant du milieu de la recherche (nouveaux centres et projets de recherche, événements, appels à contribution).

——————————————————————————–The May 2014 ECO-SOC INFO bulletin of The Canada Research Chair on Social Economy is now available on its website!

To read it, click here!

There you will find up to date references on the research on the social economy as well as a review of related events (new research centres and projects, events, call for papers).

Renowned group of speakers: 2014 International Summit of Cooperatives

Monique F. Leroux confirms renowned speakers: Robert J. Shiller, Jeffrey Sachs, Laura D. Tyson, and Richard Wilkinson. 

To access to the full news release, please click here.

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Monique F. Leroux confirme la présence de conférenciers de renom : Robert J. Shiller, Jeffrey Sachs, Laura D. Tyson et Richard Wilkinson.

Pour accéder au communiqué de presse complet, appuyez ici.

 

NASCO – November Institute Themes Revealed

The North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO) revealed in their May 2014 Newsletter the theme of this year’s Cooperative Education and Training Institute. The institute will be held November 7-9, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan

For more information about the institute and NASCO’s other offerings, follow this link. 

 

Centre News update, April 2014

Centre News update for the month of April 2014 is now available. To access the newsletter, follow this link.

Notice to Students: the deadline for the Norm Bromberger Research Bursary of $2,000 is coming up soon! Applications are due June 30, 2014.

To access application form, follow this link.

International Summit of Co-operatives: June Newsletter

The International Summit of Co-operatives’s June 2014 newsletter provides readers with the latest news in co-operatives innovations.

Featured articles includes:

  • Implementing the co-operative difference
  • International Cooperative Communications Competition
  • Virtual Visit #8: Petit Champlain Neighnorhood Cooperative

To access these articles, and to obtain further information on the upcoming International Summit, follow this link.

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Sommet International des Coopératives

L’infolettre du mois de juin du Sommet International des Coopératives offre une multitude d’articles témoignant des innovations dans le milieu de l’économie sociale. Particulièrement, vous trouverez des articles au sujet de:

  • La mise en place de la distinction coopérative
  • Le concours international de communication coopérative
  • La visite virtuelle nº8 : Coopérative du Quartier Petit Champlain

Pour plus d’informations sur le Sommet, et pour consulter les articles mentionnés ci-haut, suivez ce lien.

Nous vous invitons aussi à visionner le vidéo promotionnel du Sommet International des Coopératives.

CICOPA eMagazine: April/May 2014 Edition

The CICOPA eMagazine contains articles from all around the world on co-operative matters. Notably in this edition:

  • The International Labour Conference
  • Worker and social co-operatives for youth entrepreneurship
  • The OAS explore how co-operatives form the basis of sustainable and economic development
  • New federation of worker co-operatives in Korea

To access these articles, and for more international co-op news, Follow this link

International Summit of Co-operatives

The International Summit of Co-operatives’s April 2014 newsletter provides readers with the latest news in co-operatives innovations.

Featured articles include:

  • Discussion Forum on Affordable Energy and Economic Development
  • Education and Training Toolkits Designed for Cooperatives
  • Using Mutuality to Build a Sense of Citizenship

To access these articles, and to obtain further information on the upcoming International Summit, follow this link.

We also invite you to watch the promotional video for the 2014 Summit.

3 Publications/articles of interest that you may not have seen

Cooperatives and Rural Financial Development by Rabobank

https://www.rabobank.com/en/images/20121020%20HG%20FINAL%20PDF%20Cooperative%20and%20Rural%20Financial%20Development.pdf

“Cuba legalizes business co-operatives” by the Globe and Mail

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/international-business/latin-american-business/cuba-legalizes-business-co-operatives/article6198952/

Enlightened Co-operative Governance by Ernst & Young

http://www.ey.com/Publication/vwLUAssets/Enlightened_co-operative_governance/$FILE/Enlightened%20co-operative%20governance_EN.pdf

New Co-operative Enterprises Chair at University of Winnipeg

From press release: http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/press/top/2012/10/2012-10-18-103800-15464.html

“A chair in co-operative enterprises will help the University of Winnipeg educate students about current business practices for co-operatives,” said Irvin-Ross.  “This new position will also bring much-needed awareness of the benefits of co-operatives to the general public and act as a resource for the business community.”