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International Conference Unlocking the Potential of the Social Economy for EU Growth. HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE WORKING GROUPS

Social Economy Conference, EU, Rome, November 17-18, 2014

November 2014

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Summary :

On the first day of the Conference, November 17th, 2014, a total of 10 working groups (WG) were held to discuss relevant topics that had been previously identified via a public consultation. A detailed report of each WG is available at

Given the breadth of topics covered across the 10 WG, rapporteurs were invited to summarize the main proposals that came up in the their groups. Those proposals represent specific recommendations stemming from the field and should be considered as priorities to inform the policy debate and guide the actions on the Social Economy undertaken by EU Institutions and national governments.