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2101, 2020

MCF congratulates new Prime Minister

By |January 21, 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on MCF congratulates new Prime Minister

The Malta Co-operative Federation (MCF) sent a letter to Dr. Robert Abela, congratulating him for his appointment as Malta's nineth Prime Minister The federation said that its council and members look forward to working with the government to strengthen and promote the cooperative business model. "The Federation looks forward to working with the government on initiatives that boost Malta's huge potential in the social economy sector, amongst which there's cooperative housing and social cooperatives." MCF said it is eager to see the immediate implementation of the various processes that were being discussed, including the effective implementation of the PLRC report [...]

1511, 2019

Malta Cooperative Federation reaction to Auditor General report on Coops

By |November 15, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

The Malta Co-operative Federation (MCF) has taken note of the November 2019 report issued by the Auditor-General on the Co-operative sector in Malta. The Federation notes that various issues raised by the Auditor-General reflect what MCF and its Members have been saying for years. In the light of this report, the Malta Co-operative Federation appeals to Government to immediately implement the recommendations of the Excelsior Accord and of the Committee appointed by Government known as the Premises and Legacy Review Committee (PLRC), so that the Maltese co-operative movement could move forward with the equity of treatment and the energy it needs to [...]

607, 2019

Coops 4 Decent Work – International Day of Co-operatives 2019 – MCF’s contributions

By |July 6, 2019|Categories: In the press, News, Videos|0 Comments

#Coops4DecentWork - Today the Malta Co-operative Federation is celebrating the International Day of Co-operatives with one billion people around the world and with the International Co-operative Alliance. Click on the link below and find us on the map & find out what other co-operators are doing! The Malta Co-operative Federation launches a new video specifically for the International Day of Co-operatives 2019 - Coops4Decent Work   John Mallia, President of the Malta Co-operative Federation makes his point on the 2019 Coops Day in the Press      

407, 2019

SportsLink Coop Ltd join the Malta Co-operative Federation

By |July 4, 2019|Categories: In the press, News|0 Comments

The Malta Co-operative Federation Council accepted Sportslink Coop Ltd as a new Member Society of the Federation on July 3, 2019. The MCF Council Members welcomed the members of this newly registered co-operative to the Federation. SportsLink Coop joins the growing family of sports cooperatives around the world. SportsLink will bring together regional, national and international sport events, including sport and multi-sport conferences to local communities.  The co-operative will also assist in transforming existing low-key sport competitions and develop them to important events. MCF CEO Rolan Micallef Attard thanked his fellow Council Members for all the hard work and hand-holding [...]

803, 2019

Women’s Day 2019 – Cooperatives: An Innovative Entrepreneurial Model Built on the Foundation of Gender Equality

By |March 8, 2019|Categories: News|0 Comments

"With one of our cooperative principles being open membership, gender equality has always been a key feature of the cooperative movement". In her International Women’s Day 2019 message, the Chairperson of the International Co-operative Alliance's Gender Equality Committee, María Eugenia Pérez Zea,  said that the cooperative movement is leading the way in terms of innovation, because innovation comes from people – and cooperatives, by placing the onus on members themselves to resolve their needs and aspirations, constantly adapt to the demands of a continually-evolving society. Pérez Zea emphasised that the 8 of March is an opportunity to acknowledge women's contributions to the development [...]

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