News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    My.Coop – Managing your agricultural cooperative training package adapted and piloted in Lebanon

    15 December 2017

    My.Coop – Managing your agricultural cooperative training package got yet another adaptation when it was adapted to the Lebanese context by the ILO Office in Beirut.

  2. News

    Tripartite conference in Tunisia on the role of Social and Solidarity Economy as a bridge to the formal economy

    15 December 2017

  3. News

    Elective session on cooperatives in rural areas in the Academy on Rural Development

    14 December 2017

  4. Article

    Piloting MyFinCoop - a training programme for financial cooperatives apex organizations in Ghana

    14 December 2017

    As principle-driven and member-owned businesses, financial cooperatives are among the key institutions to advance financial inclusion particularly in rural areas and for those who face challenges in accessing these services through other types of financial service providers. ILO, ITC-ILO and FAO held a workshop to test and validate a training programme for financial cooperatives apex organizations.

  5. News

    Reflecting on the efficiency of Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) at the 8th Mont Blanc Meetings

    13 December 2017

  6. News

    ILO participation in the 2nd Philippine Cooperative Managers’ Conference

    30 November 2017

    On 24-25 November 2017, ILO Enterprise Development Specialist from ILO CO Manila participated in the 2nd Philippine Cooperative Managers’ Conference organized by the National Capital Region League of the Philippine Federation of Credit Cooperatives (NCRL-PFCCO) in Tagaytay, the Philippines.

  7. News

    Cooperating out of child labour in Malawi

    30 November 2017

    In Malawi child labour is a persistent challenge. The recent estimates show that more than 2.1 million children, or about 38 per cent of Malawian children, continue to be involved in child labour. Most of these children are employed in the agricultural sector, and many are in hazardous forms of child labour. As part of a wider approach, the ILO is looking into the ways in which cooperatives and producer organizations can tackle the issue of child labour in agriculture.

  8. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate No.10, November 2017

    30 November 2017

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

  9. COOP Champions

    Sandra Yu, ILO DWT Bangkok

    29 November 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.

  10. News

    Exploring the potential of cooperatives in advancing universal health coverage

    28 November 2017