Category: Conventus Project

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May we present ourselves: Lärkan

Lärkan is a social cooperative located in the small town of Grästorp. The cooperative has 40 members and employs 17 full-time staff and a varying number of trainees. The activities of the cooperative cover several areas. The cooperative has a service branch that specialises in yard work and light transport. A second-hand shop recycles goods. …

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Pictures from the Trento meeting

Study Visit to Cantina Frantoio


Italian project partner Cooperazione Trentina (FTC) arranged project meeting in Trento July 26th to 28th. This meeting was crucial for the development of the learning system for co-operatives. We had also opportunity to have contribution from the target group, co-operatives and organisations promoting co-operatives. The broad variety of co-operation was represented by the partner countries: …

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Conventus project stand at the Festival of Economy 31/5 – 3/6/2012

Conventus project with a stand at the Festival of Economy 2012 The Federation will present the Conventus project with a stand at the Festival of Economy 2012, an annual event that offers the opportunity to learn from national and international experts in economics who bring Trento to life with new opportunities for discussion and reflection, …

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Conventus partner meeting – Iceland 26th – 29th March 2012

In the end of March, Conventus-group met in a project meeting in Iceland 26th – 29th of March 2012 at Bifröst University Campus. The purpose of the meeting was mainly to discuss and evaluate the draft of the results from WP2 Gap analysis of the state-of-the-art of the status of the cooperative movements, learning models …

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United Nations International Year of Co-operatives 2012

2012 has been recognised as the International Year of Co-operatives by the United Nations. This is an acknowledgement by the international community that co-operatives drive the economy, respond to social change, are resilient to the global economic crisis and are serious, successful businesses creating jobs in all sectors. IYC Coop’ Art Competition Are you 16 …

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Conventus Project kicks off

Christmas buffet with traditional Finnish dishes

On December 7th and 8th the Conventus project about a learning system for cooperatives was officially begun with a kick-off meeting in Kemi, Finland. This project is supported by the EU general directorate for Education and Culture in the form of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency. The objective of the project is to …

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