News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    The ILO Director-General meets with the President of the International Cooperative Alliance

    09 May 2018

  2. News

    International conference on cooperatives explores key issues facing workers and enterprises in the changing world of work

    07 May 2018

    The ILO jointly organized the International Conference on Cooperatives in the Changing World of Work (CCWW) from April 29 to May 1, 2018 in Kozhikode, Kerala.

  3. News

    ILO COOp eNewsUpdate No. 4, April 2018

    30 April 2018

  4. Call for proposals

    CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Financial Mechanisms for Innovative Social and Solidarity Economy Ecosystems

    27 April 2018

    The ILO invites research institutions to submit proposals to conduct a research project on financial mechanisms for innovative social and solidarity economy (SSE) ecosystems.

  5. News

    Discussing next steps toward advancing universal health coverage through cooperatives

    26 April 2018

    During the Geneva Health Forum in April 2018, the research findings on the potential of cooperatives in advancing universal health coverage were presented to discuss next steps with a range of stakeholders.

  6. News

    ILO calls for decent job creation at 2nd Cooperative Congress in Nepal

    26 April 2018

    Nepal hosted a jamboree of cooperative leaders in Kathmandu from 4-5 April 2018, underlying the role of cooperatives to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  7. News

    Interview with Vic Van Vuuren, Director of ILO Enterprises Department, on statistics of cooperatives

    25 April 2018

    ILO Enterprises Department Director, current Chair of Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC), reflects on the progress of the work around statistics on cooperatives to date.

  8. News

    Media Advisory: ILO works with ACCU to build resilience in Anguilla after disaster

    24 April 2018

  9. News

    ILO supports the establishment of the new Palestinian cooperative agency

    23 April 2018

    The ILO has recently started working with the Palestinian Cooperative Work Agency (CWA) for its institutional development and legal enhancement.

  10. News

    Interview with COPAC Board Member Bruno Roelants on statistics of cooperatives

    23 April 2018

    The ILO has joined forces with other members of the Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC) to improve statistics on cooperatives. They are working towards developing guidelines on the measurement of cooperatives to be presented at the 20th International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS) in October 2018. ILO COOP interviewed Mr Bruno Roelants, COPAC Board Member as Director-General of the International Alliance of Cooperatives (ICA), on statistics of cooperatives.