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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 [...]

103, 2022

Maritime Cooperative Network within MCF launches elections proposals

By |March 1, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on Maritime Cooperative Network within MCF launches elections proposals

The Maritime Cooperative Network within the Malta Cooperative Federation has proposed a series of proposals to promote a better maritime industry. The Network is comprised of six cooperatives, all of which are members of the Malta Cooperative Federation. These are Comino Ferries Cooperatives Ltd; Malta Boatmen and Mooring Services Cooperative Ltd; Malta Maritime Pilots Cooperative Ltd; Malta Mooring Masters Cooperative Ltd; Mediterranean Maritime Research and Training Centre Cooperative Ltd; Ports Foremen Cooperative Ltd. The scope of this document is to provide politicians and policymakers with a set of proposals directly from maritime professionals that will make the industry stronger [...]

2402, 2022

MCF President speaks about the Cooperative option on TVAM

By |February 24, 2022|Categories: In the press, News|Comments Off on MCF President speaks about the Cooperative option on TVAM

MCF President, John Mallia, is invited to 'TVAM' a programme on the National Broadcaster, TVM, to talk about the cooperative solution to Malta's Economy. During the programme, Mallia explains the manifesto proposals the Malta Cooperative Federation has made to the political parties in the run-up to the 2022 election. He says that there seems to be a political consensus to enable the cooperative model to flourish in Malta. Watch his intervention below (the programme is in Maltese)

2302, 2022

MCF’s Maritime Coop Network presents proposals to MESD

By |February 23, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on MCF’s Maritime Coop Network presents proposals to MESD

Members of the Maritime Coop Network within the Malta Cooperative Federation held a meeting with officials of the Ministry for Energy, Enterprise and Sustainable Development to discuss our elections proposals for a stronger maritime industry.

1802, 2022

MCF launches the AIMM Scheme for its members

By |February 18, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on MCF launches the AIMM Scheme for its members

The Malta Cooperative Federation launched its AIMM Scheme: Assistance Initiative for MCF Members that will entitle member coops to claim up to €1000 for professional fees related to applications for EU and National Funds. Through this initiative, MCF will empower its cooperative members with finding the right funding opportunities, both at EU and national level. In addition, MCF is providing this financial incentive to encourage cooperatives to tap into funding opportunities that will help them grow and succeed. This initiative is open to existing MCF members and to those who join while the initiative is ongoing. This initiative is [...]

702, 2022

MCF presents manifesto proposals to PN

By |February 7, 2022|Categories: News|Comments Off on MCF presents manifesto proposals to PN

An MCF delegation presented its proposals to Partit Nazzjonalista for inclusion in the electoral manifesto for the upcoming general elections. The delegation met with Dr Alex Perici Calascione and with the Hon. Edwin Vassallo, MP. The document, entitled ‘Unlocking Malta’s Co-operative Potential’, is based on four pillars: Acknowledging the co-operative potential at the political level,; Strengthening the legislative framework; Providing the right environment for effective community participation,; Education and awareness that encourage the setting up of co-operatives in different sectors of the Maltese economy. MCF feels that more needs to be done in order to increase the number of cooperatives in all sectors. [...]

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