News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. 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.

  2. Spotlight Interviews with Cooperators

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

    28 September 2017

    "Spotlight Interviews with Cooperators" is a series of interviews with cooperative leaders from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work with cooperatives. For this issue ILO interviewed Ms Anahita Eslahpazir, a founding member and the Chief Executive Officer of Rah-e-Roshd Cooperative.

  3. 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.

  4. News

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

    27 September 2017

  5. News

    Emerging cooperative responses to gig economy in Asia

    27 September 2017

  6. 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

  7. News

    A dialogue between Greek and international cooperative and SSE leaders

    27 September 2017

  8. News

    Member of COPAC Technical Working Group on statistics of cooperatives presents on work and employment in cooperatives to the Working Group on the ICSE

    26 September 2017

  9. COOP Champions

    Yumi Nabeshima, ILO Tokyo

    26 September 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

    African cooperative leaders explore the diverse businesses of Japanese cooperatives

    21 September 2017

    From 29 August to 6 September, The 8th ILO/JCCU study tour was organized in Tokyo and Shizuoka, Japan. This year four participants from Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria and Swaziland and representatives of ICA Africa and ILO COOP Unit joined the tour to explore the Japanese cooperatives’ activities across a range of sectors.