News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    Co-ops and the Global Commission on the Future of Work: Q&A with Simel Esim How are co-operatives responding to the world of work challenges?

    01 May 2019

  2. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No 4, April 2019

    30 April 2019

  3. News

    Strengthening institutional capacities on social and solidarity economy development in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

    29 April 2019

    The ILO initiative aims to improve economic and social rights and conditions for the Palestinian population through cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE).

  4. Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators

    Centre for Co-operative Studies: Building a solid knowledge base on the cooperative business model

    29 April 2019

    “Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators” is a series of interviews with co-operators from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE). On this occasion, ILO interviewed Ms Bridget Carroll, a lecturer and researcher at the Centre for Co-operative Studies in Ireland.

  5. News

    Logo For SADA Women’s Cooperative Selected By Vote

    26 April 2019

    A logo was selected for SADA Women’s Cooperative which recently completed its founding under the Project “Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls” being implemented in Gaziantep jointly by UN Women, ILO and ASAM.

  6. News

    ILO’s presentation at the 2nd ICA-AP Cooperative Registrars’ Forum

    25 April 2019

    The Director of the ILO Country Office for Viet Nam participated in the 2nd International Co-operative Alliance – Asia and Pacific (ICA-AP) Cooperative Registrars’ Forum held in Ho Chi Minh city, Viet Nam to present ILO’s work on statistics of cooperatives.

  7. News

    Call for expression of interest: Consultants database on cooperative and social and solidarity economy (SSE) development

    23 April 2019

  8. News

    SADA Women’s Cooperative Welcomes the Social Cooperative Training and Publicity Train at Gare De Gaziantep

    18 April 2019

    The Social Cooperative Training and Publicity Train that departed on 5 April 2019 from Gare de Sirkeci, Istanbul arrived on 15 April in Gaziantep as its sixth stop.

  9. COOP Champions

    John Bliek, Enterprises Specialist at ILO Office for the Andean Countries

    18 April 2019

    COOP Champions features ILO colleagues from around the world working on cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises. It highlights their contributions, and shares highlights of their experiences, current work, and future aspirations.

  10. Article

    The untapped potential of health cooperatives

    14 April 2019

    The role of the cooperative movement in general and health co-operatives in particular, both in tackling the challenge of decent employment worldwide and in providing health services for the underprivileged in one of the key topics discussed in this interview by Simel Esim