News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. News

    ILO COOP NewsUpdate, Issue No. 6

    20 December 2016

  6. 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

  7. Interview

    Cooperatives, resilience to crises

    12 December 2016

    The Greek Magazine Efsyn interviewed ILO specialist on Cooperative, Simel Esim, on the role of cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises in crisis response including with regard to refugees.

  8. Spotlight on Cooperatives

    Cooperative housing for refugees in Greece

    09 December 2016

    Wind of Renewal is a social cooperative in Greece founded in 2014 with ten people.

  9. Spotlight on Cooperatives

    Association of Individual and Organized Recovery in Local Economic Markets

    08 December 2016

    AMELIOR is a French cooperative of street collectors, waste picker recyclers, and second hand sellers which established in 2012.

  10. News

    The 7th Edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy

    06 December 2016