Cooperative enterprises enable people around the world to become protagonists of their own social and economic development. The ICA-EU partnership programme ‘Cooperatives in Development – People-centred businesses in action’ will work on promoting the cooperative business model in global, regional and local development policies, and strengthening cooperative organisations as viable actors in development processes in their own rights.
Cooperatives Europe’s main activities are to promote and defend the cooperative enterprise model and to provide services to members such as information & research, EU consultations and a platform for exchange. Cooperatives Europe is the Europe Region of the International Co-operative Alliance. More information is available at: www.coopseurope.coop.
The International Co-operative Alliance is an independent, non-governmental organisation established in 1895 to unite, represent and serve cooperatives worldwide. More information is available at: www.ica.coop.
PRINCIPAL ROLES AND RESPONSABILITIES
The Junior Policy Officer will be in charge of monitoring international development policies and programs, with a focus on those promoted by the European Institutions. S/he will work as a member of the ICA-EU partnership team and report directly to the International Development Director.
The main roles of the Junior Policy Officer are to identify EU development policies linked to civil society and the private sector and contribute to the design and elaboration of the linked consultation papers and processes.
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