News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate No. 2, 21 March 2017

    21 March 2017

    The newsletter includes articles on various events, projects, training and meetings related to the work of the ILO and Cooperatives.

  2. News

    Strengthening agricultural cooperatives in Viet Nam

    28 February 2017

    My.Coop – Managing your agricultural cooperative” training took place in Hanoi, Viet Nam in February 2017 after the translation and adaptation of My.Coop to the Vietnamese context.

  3. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate No. 1, February 2017

    14 February 2017

    The ILO Cooperatives Unit launched its eNewsletter on 1 July 2016, this electronic newsletter replaces the previous paper version. The newsletter includes articles on various events, projects, training and meetings related to the work of the ILO and Cooperatives.

  4. Article

    Enhancing entrepreneurship skills in Cambodian cooperatives

    07 February 2017

    Farmer cooperatives in Cambodia are increasingly recognized as robust organizations which serve to develop agricultural value chains, improve agri-business marketing, address farmer’s concerns and engage in national policy dialogues.

  5. Spotlight on Cooperatives

    Cooperative Journalism in Greece

    22 December 2016

    "Efimerida ton Syntakton", which in Greek means the newspaper of journalists or “the journalists' journal”, essentially commenced in the summer of 2012 by employees of a major Athens daily.

  6. News

    A Passion. A Mission. Organizing Waste Pickers.

    21 December 2016

    During “The Potential of Cooperatives & the Role of Waste Pickers in the Recycling Sector” workshop in Ankara, Turkey, on 20-21 December 2016, ILO COOP spoke to Manuel Mateu an Engineer from the Movement of Excluded Workers (MTE) in Argentina, about his work as an organiser of waste pickers.

  7. News

    The dreams and reality of a waste picker

    21 December 2016

    During “The Potential of Cooperatives & the Role of Waste Pickers in the Recycling Sector” workshop in Ankara, Turkey, on 20-21 December 2016, ILO COOP spoke to Fehmi Celikok, a waste picker from Turkey, about his life as a waste picker

  8. News

    Step forward for waste pickers in Turkey

    21 December 2016

    A workshop “Understanding the Role of Waste Pickers and their Cooperatives in Waste Management and Recycling”, organized by the ILO and the Ministry of Customs and Trade was held in Ankara, Turkey, on 20-21 December.

  9. News

    ILO COOP NewsUpdate, Issue No. 6

    20 December 2016

  10. Spotlight on Cooperatives

    Cooperative waste management in Buenos Aires

    20 December 2016

    The “El Amanecer de los Cartoneros” cooperative was established in 2005 by the excluded workers’ movement in Buenos Aires, Argentina for waste pickers