ILO's work on cooperatives in Europe and Central Asia

  1. Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators

    Mr Melih Toprak and Mr Fatih Polattimur, Trade Experts at the Turkish Ministry of Trade

    18 May 2022

    “Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators” is a series of interviews with cooperators from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work on cooperatives and social and solidarity economy (SSE). On this occasion, ILO interviewed Mr Melih Toprak and Mr Fatih Polattimur, Trade Experts at the Ministry of Trade, on the significance of the recent amendments on Turkish Cooperatives Code for statistics of cooperatives.

  2. News

    ILO and UNTFSSE participate at Catalysing Change Week 2022

    17 May 2022

    The Director of the Enterprises Department of the ILO and Chair of the UN Task Force on the Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE), Mr Vic Van Vuuren has participated in the Catalysing Change Week 2022, an international event to unlock and accelerate the potential of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE).

  3. News

    ILO and UNTFSSE participation in the conference “Social economy, the future of Europe”

    10 May 2022

    Organized in Strasburg on 5-6 May, the event brought together more than 2,000 social economy stakeholders of Europe and beyond.

  4. News

    Select References - Decent Work & Social and Solidarity Economy

    04 May 2022

  5. Presentation

    Presentation of the Office Report on Decent work and the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE): Focus on Europe and Central Asia

    14 April 2022

  6. News

    ILO COOP and ICA Brussels teams exchange on priority work areas and potential collaboration

    31 March 2022

    On 16 March 2022, staff members from the Cooperatives Unit of the ILO (ILO COOP) and the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) Headquarters in Brussels held a meeting in Geneva to exchange on priority areas of work and potential collaboration.

  7. News

    The ILO and the UNTFSSE participated in Pact for Impact’s event on Social and Solidarity Economy

    28 March 2022

    The Chair of the UNTFSSE and the ILO’s Enterprises Department Director, Mr Vic van Vuuren, spoke at the Pact for Impact event “For an International Recognition of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)” on 4th March 2022.

  8. News

    Call for a national consultant to evaluate and make recommendations on the Guidelines concerning Statistics of Cooperatives in Turkey

    01 March 2022

  9. News

    “The role of cooperatives in eliminating child labour” tool is now available in Spanish

    28 February 2022

  10. News

    We Effect translates Think.Coop into Macedonian

    25 February 2022