Discussions on the Second Day of the First Conference for Cooperative in North Syria

The Conference continued in its second day with more discussions and evaluations of the cooperatives. The conference started on 21 October in Derik [Dêrik / Al-Malikiyah], Qamishlo with 200 attendees. It was held under the banner, “The cooperatives will be the foundation of society in Northern Syria”. The members of cooperative societies shared their opinions about cooperatives. Each member

Co-operatives Send Letter of Solidarity to Syria’s Rojava

CO-OPERATIVES in Britain have sent solidarity to their counterparts in northern Syria to celebrate the region’s first ever co-operative conference. A statement signed by 35 British co-operatives, including Co-operatives UK and bakers’ union BFAWU was sent to the new Unions of Co-operatives movement in the semi-autonomous region known by Kurds as Rojava. The movement has

The First Conference for Cooperatives Finishes with Important Decisions

Many important decisions were made at the First Conference for Co-operatives in North-Syria, which was held in Paradise Restaurant in Derik [Dêrik / Al-Malikiyah] city, in the province of Qamishlo. The conference was held under the slogan “Co-operatives will be the foundation of society in North Syria.” The conference was attended by almost 200 members from the three cantons in northern Syria.
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First Ever Conference of Co-operatives Held in Northern Syria

‘Support for new co-operatives has played a vital role in the transition to a new democratic society in North Syria since the start of the Rojava Revolution’ 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

The Economy has Improved and Self-Sufficiency Achieved with Development of Communes and Cooperatives

The cooperative societies in Tirbespiye [Tirbespî / Al-Qahtaniyah] have contributed to improving the economy and include big segments of the society, with women being most of the participants. This is thanks to the communes from which the cooperative societies were formed. Since the start of the formation of communes in Rojava – North Syria, the people of
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Exclusive: Interview with Kongreya Star’s Women’s Economic Committee

Kongreya Star is the umbrella structure of the entire women’s movement in Rojava. They are mainly active in initiating and supporting women-only cooperatives. This interview was carried out in March of 2016 and has recently been uncovered. Could you tell us a bit about who you are and what you do here? Here in this

Agricultural Cooperatives in Hasakah Guarantee Economic Advancement

With the success of the system of agricultural cooperative societies in Hasakah [Hesekê / Hesîçe / Al-Hasakah], the Agricultural Committee is working to develop them in preparation for the coming agricultural season. The siege that has been imposed on the regions of Northern Syria by Turkey, the Kurdistan Democratic Party and the terrorist groups is preventing