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Javier Salaberría, former CICOPA President has passed away

28/07/2014 - Source: CICOPA

Javier Salaberría, CICOPA President from 2005 until 2011, sadly passed away on Saturday 26th August and we received this news with great sorrow. Javier will remain a fundamental figure in the memories of all those who worked alongside him, as well as in the history of CICOPA and the worker cooperative movement. – News /… Read more »


Javier Salaberría, former CICOPA President has passed away

28/07/2014 - Source: CICOPA

Javier Salaberría, CICOPA President from 2005 until 2011, sadly passed away on Saturday 26th July and we received this news with great sorrow. Javier will remain a fundamental figure in the memories of all those who worked alongside him, as well as in the history of CICOPA and the worker cooperative movement. – News /… Read more »


Activists and Extractive Industries: An Alliance Against Social Development?

24/07/2014 - Source: UNRISD | News & Views | English

This paper argues that activists and corporations in extractive industries depend on each other for power. This might seem to be a positive outcome for social development. However, activists do not always have a positive impact on social development. In fact, relying too much on activist interventions creates a risk of government and public complacency,… Read more »


Paving a national avenue on top of a complex network of trails: Contentions around mineral extraction in Ecuador

24/07/2014 - Source: UNRISD | News & Views | English

Since his election in 2007, Ecuador’s president Rafael Correa has embarked on a post-neoliberal development strategy based on mineral extraction. The main justification of the government for promoting mineral extraction is that it will serve the ‘national interest’ and provide the resources to finance social policy. Although mineral wealth, if properly managed, can contribute to… Read more »


Corporate Social Responsibility and Oil in the Niger Delta: Solution or Part of the Problem?

24/07/2014 - Source: UNRISD | News & Views | English

Much recent development thinking has considered the ability of the private sector to play a developmental role in areas lacking a state presence. This think piece casts doubt onto this perspective by assessing the obstacles that the Shell Petroleum Development Corporation (SPDC) has faced in enacting CSR policies in the Niger Delta. It suggests that… Read more »


Extractive industries, power struggles and the battle of ideas

24/07/2014 - Source: UNRISD | News & Views | English

Over the past decade, there has been rapid growth and expansion of the extractive industries the Amazon, accompanied by a rise in social mobilization and conflicts. This think piece scrutinizes the discourses that have been used, and are still being used, to legitimize powerful actors’ interventions in the extractive industries and local social development in… Read more »


Sign up for the International Diploma of cooperatives and organizations of social economy and solidarity management

24/07/2014 - Source: CICOPA

The Andalusian School of Social Economy has opened the registrations for the International Diploma of cooperatives and organizations of Social and Solidarity Economy management until August 29, 2014. This is particularly aimed at cooperative managers in Latin America. The program will be developed in Andalusia (Spain) from 21 September to 9 October 2014. It is… Read more »


Pioneer+TO Social Enterprise Business Plan Contest to Award $7,500

23/07/2014 - Source: What’s New in CED

Pioneer+TO, a local grant program designed to help emerging social entrepreneurs develop a strong business plan, test their model and grow their impact, is now accepting applications for a $7,500 grant. Theme:  Practitioner Strengthening


United by the mountain range: worker cooperative promotion in Chile

23/07/2014 - Source: CICOPA

Chile used to be one of the most important areas of development for worker cooperatives, exceeding three thousand companies. During the brutal repression of the dictatorship and decades of neoliberalism, these companies had virtually been destroyed. The worker cooperative movement in the Americas is now taking the first steps to support cooperatives in this country,… Read more »


Jobs: Fighting for the Future in a Crisis-Ridden Present

23/07/2014 - Source: SolidarityEconomy.net

5 Reasons It’s Time for the 4-Day Work Week By Lynn Stuart Parramore SolidarityEconomy.net via alternet July 21, 2014 |   Psst: Working less is the key to success. Want to make employees happier and more productive? Give them a four-day work week. The concept was introduced in the 1950s by American labor union leader Walter… Read more »


Corporate Governance & Fiduciary Fundamentals and Practices

23/07/2014 - Source: ADFIAP

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The Executive Trainers Seminar-Workshop

23/07/2014 - Source: ADFIAP

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ISMAIL BIN IBRAHIM

23/07/2014 - Source: ADFIAP

ISMAIL BIN IBRAHIM, Chief Executive, Iskandar Regional Development Authority. MUAR-born DATUK ISMAIL BIN IBRAHIM received his early education at the Malay College Kuala Kangsar and went on to study town planning at the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is registered with the Board of Town Planners Malaysia and started his career in the civil… Read more »


Ismail Bin Ibrahim

23/07/2014 - Source: ADFIAP

Ismail Bin Ibrahim, Chief Executive, Iskandar Regional Development Authority. MUAR-born Datuk Ismail Bin Ibrahim received his early education at the Malay College Kuala Kangsar and went on to study town planning at the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is registered with the Board of Town Planners Malaysia and started his career in the civil… Read more »


Exim Bank India signs agreement with other BRICS member-development banks

22/07/2014 - Source: ADFIAP

The Chairman and Managing Director of Exim Bank of India, Mr. Yaduvendra Mathur, signed a multilateral financial cooperation agreement for financing innovation with the Chairmen/Presidents of other member- development banks of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations in the presence of Heads of States/Governments of the BRICS countries on Tuesday, July 15,… Read more »

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