News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate No. 3, 26 April 2017

    26 April 2017

    This latest issue of the ILO COOP Newsletter highlights a number of recent events and developments on cooperatives. Among others, it includes an article on a future of work and cooperatives event; presents the work of an ILO colleague working on SSE in Tunisia; and showcases how an Italian social cooperative consortium supports its members.

  2. News

    Cooperatives provide an alternative model for the future of work

    06 April 2017

    On 5 April, the eve of the symposium “Future of Work We Want: A Global Dialogue”, the ILO organized an event on the role of cooperation in a changing world of work.

  3. Spotlight on Cooperatives

    Italian social cooperatives working together for the benefit of the communities

    04 April 2017

    The six cooperatives of the Consorzio Copernico are working together for improved social impact with a slogan “stronger together” in North-West Italy.

  4. Article

    COOP Champions: Karim Toumi, ILO Country Office for Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and Mauritania

    02 April 2017

    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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.