“International Conference on Cooperatives in South East Europe” 15-16 December 2014

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With the support of the EU funded project ”Preparation for implementation of Area Based Development Approach in the Western Balkans – second phase” implemented by SWG, the regional event: “International Conference on Cooperatives in South East Europe” will be organized in the period December 15th–16th, 2014, in Brcko, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

This conference will provide the participants with the opportunity to exchange experiences on the condition and development of cooperatives, legislative framework and the influence of cooperative sector in increased employment in the South East European countries.

The conference will highlight the potential of the cooperative way of organization as well as show that the cooperatives are important factor in economic and social development, both for developed and underdeveloped countries. Discussions will tackle possibilities for interconnectivity between cooperatives in South East Europe, joint appearance on the market, presenting the best examples of cooperative practices supported by the EU Funds.