Cooperland: Infrastructures for social cooperation

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Summary: Cooperland’s basic hypothesis is that a society in which there is citizen cooperation is a fairer and, ultimately, better. It is also understood that cooperation between different social agents currently faces several types of obstacles. Cooperland raises joint learning spaces between cooperative practices to promote their proliferation and enhancement. Project actions encourage citizen participation through a series of local debates and virtual citizen meetings, to allow relationship building and exchange between cooperative practices at a European level.

Moreover, a Semantic Wiki (picture 1) is created which includes comparative information about the cooperative practices in relationship with research areas and local characteristics.

Cooperland wiki

Picture 1: Mapping the cooperative practices across Europe

As an outcome of several encounters that took place over the course 2014, like the local debates or the II European Meeting of Cooperative Practices, Cooperland presents: