Tag: Rojava

11
Jan

Co-operators Rise Up for Rojava!

Call for co-operators to attend London demonstration in defence of Rojava and its co-operative economy Sunday 27 January, 12:30 pm, Cavendish Square, London The people of Northern Syria and its democratic self-administration are under severe threat of attack by the Turkish military and Turkish-backed Islamist militias, who are threatening to invade and occupy the Autonomous Administrations of North and East

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23
Oct

Four new women’s co-operative projects open in Democratic Federation of Northern Syria (Rojava)

  The latest article to be reposted on our Co-operation in Mesopotamia website is a report into several new co-operative projects that have been established in the region. This article was originally published by ANF English on 15 October 2018 and reposted on Co-operation in Mesopotamia’s website on 22 October 2018.   Several new women’s co-operative projects have opened in

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11
Jun

Free workshops to help UK co-ops support Northern Syria’s transition to co-operative economy

We’re calling for UK co-ops to support Northern Syria’s transition to a feminist, co-operative economy — attend one of our Rojava Co-operative Solidarity workshops and find out how you can get involved.    The Rojava Revolution taking place in Northern Syria is transitioning the region into a gender equal, and democratic society, based on communes, co-operatives and citizen committees. The

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4
May

Co-op College members vote unanimously to support growth of co-operative economy in Northern Syria

  Members of the Co-operative College have voted unanimously in favour of a resolution, put forward by the Solidarity Economy Association at the College’s AGM, to support the growth of the co-operative economy in Rojava, Northern Syria.   Over the past five years, the co-operative movement in Northern Syria has seen unprecedented growth, from nothing to 3% of the economy, despite

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21
Oct

First ever conference of co-operatives held in Northern Syria

  The UK co-operative movement has sent a message of solidarity to its fellow co-operators in the Democratic Federation of North Syria (Rojava) as the first ever conference of co-operatives was held over the weekend in the region.   This historic event has been co-ordinated by new Unions of Co-operatives which have recently been established in all the cantons and

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10
Jan

Join us in Manchester for Ways Forward 5

Friday 20th January 09:30 – 16:30 Central Hall, Oldham Street, Manchester On Friday 20 January we’ll be heading up to Manchester for the Ways Forward 5 Conference: Roads to a Democratic Economy. We’re one of the key sponsors of the conference, which is about discussing co-operative and radical alternatives to austerity and capitalism and will debate a range of topics,

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