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Jose Miguel Lazkanotegi, new chairman of Ikerlan

Jul 09, 2020

Orona's Corporate Director of Technological Innovation takes over from José Mari Balzategi, who leaves the chairmanship of the technology centre due to retirement.

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Recordamur vos

Apr 23, 2020

Choirs Aretxabaleta Abesbatza, Goikobalu and Iubilo Bilbao Abesbatza release a song in memory of the victims of the pandemic.

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Iñigo Albizuri elected President of CICOPA

Oct 14, 2019

The General Assembly of CICOPA, gathered today in Kigali (Rwanda), elected Iñigo Albizuri as the new President of CICOPA. Mr. Albizuri Landazabal is director of Institutional Relations at Mondragon Corporation in the Basque Country (Spain).

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Spectacular Humanity at Music

Sep 27, 2019

The big premiere of the show in Vitoria-Gasteiz gathered more than 11.400 spectators. A huge success! 

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Bruno Roelants appointed as new Director General of the International Co-operative Alliance

Jan 18, 2018

The International Co-operative Alliance Board has today appointed Bruno Roelants as the new Director General. Mr Roelants will begin his new role in the coming weeks, succeeding Charles Gould who last year announced his decision to retire.

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UNESCO recognises cooperatives by considering them “heritage of humanity”

Feb 10, 2017

The UN agency values their global and transforming contribution as a whole. This recognition should lead to greater protection and safeguarding of cooperatives by governments and agencies worldwide.

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Arizmendiarrieta's quotes and real actions in twitter

Apr 22, 2015

Today is the centennial of Arizmendiarrieta's birth and we have compiled these micro-publications in a Storify.

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MONDRAGON reaffirms its full confidence in the co-operative model

Oct 25, 2013

MONDRAGON Corporation has reaffirmed the validity and strength of its co-operative model, in which the principal focus is on people and solidarity, which has enabled the co-operatives to develop as a group and become a benchmark for work in co-operation.

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Canadian Professor embarks on a European bike tour for co-operation

Aug 27, 2013

A Canadian Professor has started a cycling tour of Europe where he will visit co-operatives in nine countries. André Martin from the Institute for Research and Education for Co-operatives and Mutuals of the University of Sherbrooke (IRECUS) started his tour at the Rochdale Pioneers Museum on August 3rd. Inspired by the International Year of Co-operatives, and connecting with other co-operators, Prof. Martin said: “I felt the strength of the movement; my work involves researching co-operatives and 2012 presented us with a great opportunity to speak about co-operatives."

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Junior Co-operatives will help set up new co-operatives in the field of education

Jul 11, 2013

The Enpresagintza (Business Studies) faculty in Oñati was the setting for the presentation of Junior Co-operatives, a new legal structure to protect and help set up co-operatives in the field of education. Junior Co-operatives will meet the needs of Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation (LEINN) students in their learning process and in setting up co-operatives. The Basque Prime Minister, Iñigo Urkullu; the rector of the University of Mondragon, Iosu Zabala; the LEINN student, Oihana Astigarraga; and the coach from Team Academy in Finland, Sari Veripáa, all took part in the presentation.

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Universities and The IYC

More than a decade ago an international group of co-operatives formed the Co-operative Management Education Co-operative to address the failure of university business schools and universities generally to reflect the existence and role of co-operatives in economies and societies around the world. In the English speaking world only one business school course existed on co-operatives. Most business school text books and learning materials dismissed co-operatives or ignored them. Some were hostile.

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