News on Social and Solidarity Economy

February 2024

  1. Jeun'ess in numbers retrospective 2023

    21 February 2024

  2. Four Modules on the SSE are now available in Portuguese and Russian

    12 February 2024

    In 2023, ITCILO Turin developed two modules for an online open access awareness-raising package on social and solidarity economy (SSE) for the UNTFSSE. With financial support provided to the ILO by the Government of Luxembourg, these modules were made available in English, French, and Spanish.

January 2024

  1. ILO participates in the Framework Conference of the Ibero-American Network for the Promotion of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)

    31 January 2024

    This network, driven by Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Guatemala, Mexico, Spain and Portugal, aims to consolidate a regional group that promotes the SSE.

  2. ILO joins a regional network meeting on the social and solidarity economy in Asia and the Pacific

    31 January 2024

    The regional conference showcased the landscape of social and solidarity economy actors contributing towards the Sustainable Development Goals and strengthened the regional network on the social and solidarity economy in Asia-Pacific region.

  3. COOPERATIVE IS BEAUTIFUL: The rise of cooperatives as a tool for formalising the informal sector in Senegal

    11 January 2024

    The cooperative, in the spotlight of the Senegalese economy, is becoming an essential instrument for formalising players in the informal economy.

December 2023

  1. The ILO contributes to the Roots of Resilience Conference that took place in Kerala

    20 December 2023

    IT For Change and the Platform Cooperativism Consortium (PCC) held the 'Roots of Resilience - Building Platform Cooperatives for Sustainable and Feminist Local Economies' conference from 30 November to 2 December 2023 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The conference brought together 105 scholars, practitioners, and policy makers from 15 countries to reflect on new visions for a just and sustainable digital future.

  2. UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) holds its 46th virtual meeting

    19 December 2023

    On 13 December 2023, the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on the Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) organized its final meeting of the year. This was the 46th regular meeting of the Task Force since it was established in 2013.

  3. ILO shares highlights on statistics of cooperatives and the social and solidarity economy from the 21st ICLS

    19 December 2023

    At the December 14, 2023 webinar on statistics concerning cooperatives and the social and solidarity economy, the ILO shared highlights from the 21st International Conference of Labour Statisticians with 80 participants.

  4. ILO’s policy dialogue reveals potential to promote the social and solidarity economy in Thailand

    18 December 2023

    The ILO convened a policy dialogue on the social and solidarity economy’s contribution to decent work and sustainable development on December 15, 2023. The meeting provided an opportunity to review the workplan for the study on the Social and Solidarity Economy in Thailand.

  5. Understanding the contribution of the social and solidarity economy to sustainable development in Mongolia

    14 December 2023

    On November 30, 2023 participants at the Mongolian Entrepreneurship Conference 2023 explored ways that social and solidarity economy entities in Mongolia can contribute to decent work and Sustainable Development Goals.