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27/01/2014
  THE OPPORTUNITIES OF THE NEW EU PROGRAMMING PERIOD The world of social economy and ethical and alternative finance is assuming an increasing relevant role at the European level, as testified also by the growing interest of the European Institutions towards these sectors. This new attention is...
22/01/2014
FEBEA has signed the document “Improving the European framework for social economy and social entrepreneurship”, presented during the Strasbourg conference “Social Entrepreneurs have your say!” . The document was elaborated by various European organisation of social economy - Confrontations Europe...
21/01/2014
In December 2013, FEBEA, with the perspective of addressing in a more strategic way the opportunities offered by the European Institutions, in particular for what concerns the new programming period 2014-2020, decided to change its structure towards a more light and flexible organisation. Therefore...
20/01/2014
Meeting and working together in Strasbourg on 16 and 17 January 2014, over 2000 social entrepreneurs and supporters of social enterprise, representing the rich diversity of the social economy, have affirmed the view that social enterprises must play a bigger role in the future of Europe and have...
19/01/2014
The GECES  (Group of experts of the Commission on social enterpreneurship) sub group dedicated to the social impact has realised its report "Proposed Approaches to Social Impact Measurement". More information here
13/01/2014
         FEBEA, in collaboration with ISB – Institute for Social Banking, announces the Call for proposals: “Review of impact assessment methodologies for ethical finance”. The decision to launch this Call comes from the increasing attention on the impact of financial activities on our societies,...
11/12/2013
The European Commission welcomes the adoption of the new EU programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) by the EU's Council of Ministers. EaSI will make €920 million available for the 2014-2020 period. It will support innovative social policies and promote labour mobility, as well as...
25/11/2013
Do you have an idea to fight high unemployment? Do you think you could improve the working conditions of people stuck in low-paid jobs – whether because of their gender, age, social status or handicap? Do you know how to enhance opportunities for the 27 million Europeans currently out of work? Then...
21/11/2013
The conference 'Work Integration Social Enterprises: investing in social Europe!' that was held at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 14th of November 2013, organised by ENSIE, gathered more than 120 participants representing at least 20 different EU member States and Switzerland FEBEA's...
14/10/2013
Consultation by the European Commission on Crowdfunding in the EU –Exploring the added value of potential EU action All citizens and organisations are welcome to contribute to this consultation. Contributions are particularly sought from companies, notaries, national authorities, universities and...

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