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2609, 2022

MCF Council meets Leader of the Opposition

By |September 26, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on MCF Council meets Leader of the Opposition

Malta's co-operative potential was discussed in detail with the Leader of the Opposition Hon Dr Bernard Grech and the Opposition's Spokesperson on co-ops Hon Robert Cutajar. The meeting was held this afternoon at the Nationalist Party Head Quarters in Blata l-Bajda. MCF CEO, Mr Rolan Micallef Attard explained how cooperatives bring democracy to the workplace where members partake fairly in the wealth generated. The Malta Co-operative Federation wants to see political consensus when it comes to making Malta a more cooperative society.

2309, 2022

MCF presents its proposals for Budget 2023

By |September 23, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on MCF presents its proposals for Budget 2023

The Malta Co-operative Federation (MCF) has published its proposals for the upcoming National Budget 2023. John Mallia, President of the MCF, said ‘Malta is facing challenges that could be turned into opportunities through the creation of more cooperatives in Malta and Gozo. Co-operatives are people-centred democratic businesses, and are an extremely viable tool not just in the creation of wealth, but more importantly, in a fairer distribution of it.’ Rolan Micallef Attard, Secretary and CEO of the MCF, stated that ‘the co-operative potential in Malta is very real. Through the MCF’s proposals, the government could create the right environment [...]

807, 2022

MCF submits feedback to consultation document: A Social Vision for Malta 2035

By |July 8, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on MCF submits feedback to consultation document: A Social Vision for Malta 2035

The Malta Cooperative Federation has submitted its feedback to the Government’s Consultation Document “A Social Vision for Malta 2035, Shaping the Future of our Society”. In its submission, MCF contends that cooperatives are a viable and socially-just tool for a more inclusive and fairer society. MCF President, John Mallia, said: "We firmly believe that we must contribute to ongoing national discussions and we commit to pursue our role as advocates of the cooperative model". Click here to download the document.   Download Now

803, 2022

Women’s Day 2022: A Sustainable Future should be built on gender equity

By |March 8, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on Women’s Day 2022: A Sustainable Future should be built on gender equity

This year International Women’s Day theme is “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”, reflecting the interconnectedness amongst women’s rights, gender equality and climate justice! Plenty of scientific data has proved that climate change has a greater and disproportionate impact towards the most vulnerable, especially for women and girls in situations of poverty, that rely mainly on natural resources for their livelihoods. Women and girls constitute the majority of the world’s poorest, and it is exactly like climate that poverty has a gender dimension. Gender-based stereotypes that are influenced by social norms restrict women’s economic empowerment by prescribing the [...]

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