News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. 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.

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    Interview with Ramin Behzad, member of COPAC Technical Working Group 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 Ramin Behzad, member of COPAC Technical Working Group on Statistics of Cooperatives, on the importance, the challenges and the outlook of its work.

  3. News

    COPAC held its 77th Annual Board Meeting in Geneva

    20 April 2018

    The Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC) held its 77th Annual Board Meeting in Geneva on April 5, 2018.

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    Experts meet to discuss guidelines for statistics on cooperatives

    16 April 2018

    The Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC) Technical Working Group (TWG) on Statistics of Cooperatives held its second meeting on April 4, 2018 at the ILO offices in Geneva. Established in 2016, the TWG brings together representatives of cooperative movement, NSOs, policy makers, and researchers working together toward obtaining more comprehensive and internationally comparable statistics on cooperatives.

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    Advancing guidelines for statistics on cooperatives

    16 April 2018

    The Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC) Technical Working Group (TWG) on Statistics of Cooperatives held its second meeting on April 4, 2018 at the ILO offices in Geneva. Established in 2016, the TWG brings together representatives of cooperative movement, NSOs, policy makers, and researchers working together toward obtaining more comprehensive and internationally comparable statistics on cooperatives.

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    Interview with Professor Marie J. Bouchard, Chair of COPAC Technical Working Group on Statistics of Cooperatives

    16 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 Professor Marie J. Bouchard, Chair of COPAC Technical Working Group on Statistics of Cooperatives, on the importance, the challenges and the outlook of its work.

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    Interview with Professor Sonja Novkovic, member of COPAC Technical Working Group on Statistics of Cooperatives

    13 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 Professor Sonja Novkovic, member of COPAC Technical Working Group on Statistics of Cooperatives, on the progress, the challenges and the outlook of its work.

  8. News

    ILO COOp eNewsUpdate No. 3, March 2018

    29 March 2018

  9. News

    A step taken toward a common social cooperative framework in Turkey

    28 March 2018

    ILO representative joined a conference toward creating a common legal and institutional framework for emerging social cooperatives in Turkey.

  10. News

    Role of cooperatives in rural women empowerment discussed during a side event at CSW62 in NY with ILO participating for COPAC

    26 March 2018

    The Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic to the United Nations organized a side event at the 62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York focusing on the role of cooperatives in rural women empowerment.