News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    The 9th edition of the ILO Social and Solidarity Economy Academy in Luxembourg

    06 October 2017

    The 9th edition of the ILO SSE Academy took place in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg from 25-29 September 2017. Over 120 participants from more than 30 countries participated in this Academy which focused on the Future of Work and exchanged experiences, best practices and challenges.

  2. Our impact, their voices

    How Peruvian quinoa farmers have boosted their income

    04 October 2017

    The Andean Grains Programme – a joint ILO-FAO-UNESCO initiative – not only improved the livelihoods of organic quinoa producers but also contributed to the economic empowerment of women.

  3. News

    ILO participates in an event to mark the 70th anniversary of the French general law on cooperatives

    29 September 2017

  4. News

    Member of COPAC Technical Working Group on statistics of cooperatives meets with the Philippines Statistics Authority

    29 September 2017

  5. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate No. 8, September 2017

    29 September 2017

    This latest issue of the ILO COOP Newsletter highlights a number of recent events and developments on cooperatives.

  6. Article

    African cooperative leaders share their observations on the 2017 ILO/JCCU study tour in Japan

    28 September 2017

    The 8th edition of the ILO/Japanese Consumers' Cooperative Union (JCCU) Study Tour for African Cooperative Leaders took place in Japan from 29 August to 6 September 2017 with participants from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and Swaziland and representatives from ICA Africa and ILO COOP Unit. ILO COOP interviewed the participants on their observations of the study tour and the next steps they would like to take in applying these observations. The managers of ILO-Tokyo, ILO COOP and JCCU also share their reflections on the study tour.

  7. Spotlight on Cooperatives

    Rah-e-Roshd: The first cooperative school working to advance inclusive and quality education in Iran

    28 September 2017

  8. News

    Improving livelihoods through cooperatives - ILO LEED project in Northern Sri Lanka

    27 September 2017

  9. News

    Emerging cooperative responses to gig economy in Asia

    27 September 2017

  10. News

    ILO COOP presents on the role of cooperatives in overcoming refugee and migrant precarity in a side event at the 36th Session of the Human Rights Council

    27 September 2017