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COPAC Publications

Books

Guidelines for Cooperative LegislationGuidelines for Cooperative Legislation
by Hagen Henry
Joint ILO and COPAC publication, 2012
(available in hard copy & pdf)
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Entrepreneurs' cooperativeEconomic and other benefits of the entrepreneurs' cooperative as a specific form of enterprise cluster
by Nicole Goler von Ravensburg
Joint ILO and COPAC publication, 2011
(available in hard copy & pdf)
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Cooperatives and the MDGsCooperatives and the Millennium Development Goals
by Johnston Birchall
Joint ILO and COPAC publication, 2004 (available in hard copy & pdf)

COPAC Studies

A COPAC Commissioned Information Note
Background paper on cooperatives Prepared for the United Nations consultation of UN member states and the cooperative movement on the desirability and feasibility of proclaiming an International Year of Cooperatives
2008 (pdf)
Fair TradeA COPAC Commissioned Study
Cooperatives and Fair Trade
Background paper to the COPAC Open Forum on Fair Trade and Cooperatives
2005 (pdf)
Strategic Alliances A COPAC Commissioned Study
Strategic Alliances: Cooperatives, farmers´ and rural workers´ organizations
2000 (pdf)
COPAC Report: Co-ops & WSSDCOPAC Report
The Contribution of Cooperatives to the Implementation of the World Summit for Social Development Declaration and Programme of Action
Conference Room Paper for the First Session of the Preparatory Committee for the Special Session of the General Assembly on the Implementation of the Outcome of the World Summit for Social Development and Further Initiatives, New York, 17-28 May 1999. (pdf)

Meeting Reports

COPAC Open Forum: Fair Trade SummaryReport of the COPAC Open Forum 2005
Fair Trade and Cooperatives:
Summary Conclusions

(Berlin, Germany) (pdf)

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UN/COPAC Expert Group MeetingReport of the UN/COPAC/Government of Mongolia SeminaR 2002
"A Stakeholder Dialogue on Supportive Environment for Co-operatives: Definitions - Prerequisites - Process"
(Ulan Bator, Mongolia)
(pdf)

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COPAC Open Forum: Decent Work (2000)Report of the COPAC Open Forum 2000
Decent Work: Can Cooperatives make a difference?
(Geneva, Switzerland)
(pdf)

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1999Report of the COPAC Open Forum 1999
"Successful Models in Cooperative Development in East and Central Europe"

(Berlin, Germany) (pdf)
1995 Capital FormationReport of COPAC International Technical Meeting
Capital Formation in Agricultural Cooperatives
1995 (pdf)
 
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