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  1. Event

    Financial education: training of trainers and ILO certification

  2. Publication

    Cross-Border Value Chain Development: A Rough Guide to Market Systems Development for Decent Work

    25 November 2022

  3. News

    Twenty-one trainers complete My. Coop training of trainer’s programme on managing Palestinian agricultural cooperatives

    25 November 2022

    In the framework of the project on “Cooperative Support Programme CSP-OPT” the ILO organized a Training of Trainers on the My.Coop training package on management of agricultural cooperatives.

  4. News

    The global advisory committee of the ILO’s initiative on statistics of cooperatives holds its 2nd meeting

    25 November 2022

    Five national researchers made presentations comparing their national contexts with the ILO’s guidelines concerning statistics of cooperatives at the 2nd meeting of the global advisory committee (GAC) of the ILO initiative on implementing the guidelines, held on November 15, 2022.

  5. Publication

    Selling insurance through agent networks

    22 November 2022

    Distribution is one of the biggest obstacles in offering insurance services to low-income households, small enterprises and rural communities. Digital channels offer new opportunities, but a more high-touch model is often needed to educate households about insurance and to build trust. Agent networks, such as those used in banking and microfinance, can help address some of these challenges faced in insurance. This brief presents ten lessons from banks, MFIs and existing experiences of insurers in establishing and using agent networks, laying out the different ways these networks can operate.

  6. Instructional material

    The ILO’s Impact Insurance capacity building initiative

    18 November 2022

    Despite growing knowledge on inclusive insurance, many insurers and distributors struggle to offer insurance products that are viable for them and valuable for consumers. Recognizing these gaps, the ILO’s Impact Insurance capacity building initiative works at the local, regional and global level to translate knowledge into practical solutions and to develop the skills of providers, distributors and others in offering impact insurance.

  7. News

    The ILO’s 346th Governing Body (GB) session endorsed the Strategy and Action Plan (SAP) on Decent Work and the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)

    16 November 2022

    The SAP, that was presented to the members of the 346th session of the ILO GB for their comments and suggestions on November 9th, received support from the tripartite constituents.

  8. News

    The ILO participates in open dialogue on new scenarios for cooperatives and the social and solidarity economy in Uruguay

    16 November 2022

    On November 14th, the United Nations in Uruguay and the National Co-operativism Institute (INACOOP) held an open dialogue to discuss challenges, opportunities and new scenarios for coooperatives and the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) in the country.

  9. News

    ILO conducts TOT on child labour with agricultural cooperatives in Jordan

    16 November 2022

    The Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop, conducted on 19-22 October, aimed to build capacities of field trainers, so they can raise awareness on elimination of child labour among agricultural cooperatives.

  10. News

    Coaching programme on Think.Coop and Start.Coop undertaken in Gaza

    15 November 2022

    The coaching programme took place in Gaza between 31 October and 2 November 2022 following the training of trainers (ToT) session that was undertaken on 15 – 23 August 2022.