The United Nations (UN) and the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) has declared 2012 "International Year of Cooperatives." The UN is responsible for the overall design of the year, CREA sets out the priorities for international cooperative movement in 2012. The International Year of Cooperatives was launched Wednesday, November 16, 2011, at the general meeting of the AIT, in Cancun (Mexico). A slogan has been adopted: "Co-operatives, companies for a better world."
Ariadne project to train Managers in the Social Economy
The European ECVET network is a conglomerate of Member States, European social partners and VET providers all working to promote and support ECVET.