In the occasion of the United Nations International Year of Cooperatives 2012, CECOP - CICOPA Europe is producing a documentary that will reveal how the cooperative model deals in a global economic system in crisis. In the documentary, this economic reality is told by the workers of four European cooperatives: mineral water plant in Poland (Muszynianka), a company in crisis transformed into a worker cooperative in France (the Founderie de l’Aisne), a consortium of social cooperatives in Italy (Consorzio SIS) and the seventh industrial group in Spain (the Corporación Mondragón).
The documentary will make its debut on 26th June at the European Economic and Social Committee.
In addition to the documentary, CECOP – CICOPA Europe is organiSing a photo exhibition to be held in September at the European Parliament, with the support of the member of European Parliament Marie-Christine Vergiat.
Both the documentary, filmed by the cooperative m30m, and the photo exhibition are part of the project "Cooperate", supported by the European Commission.
To find out more: http://www.cecop.coop/Through-their-eyes-cooperators