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  1. Publication

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No. 19, July 2021

    02 August 2021

    Every month, the ILO COOP eNewsletter highlights recent news and developments on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy and partners.

  2. News

    ILO COOP provides a video message for the 2021 ICA CCR Europe research conference

    30 July 2021

    ILO COOP Manager was asked to provide a video message for the International Cooperative Alliance Committee on Cooperative Research (ICA CCR) EUROPE Research Conference that was held on 7-8-9 July 2021.

  3. News

    Deputy Director of ILO’s Bureau of Workers Activities (ACTRAV) represents the ILO at a COPAC side event during the UN High-Level Political Forum

    30 July 2021

    The Deputy Director of ILO’s Workers Activities Department participated at a side event at the 2021 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) organized by the Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC) on 12 July.

  4. News

    ILO COOP participates in the conversation with C20 Sherpas on the importance of having cooperatives take part in the G20 discussions

    30 July 2021

    On July 7, 2021 ILO COOP participated in the conversation with C20 Sherpas on the importance of having cooperatives take part in the G20 discussions, as organized by the Italian Cooperative Alliance and the International Cooperative Alliance.

  5. News

    The UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) held its 36th regular meeting

    30 July 2021

    The 36th UNTFSSE meeting was virtually held on 27 July 2021 and brought together 35 participants from four UN member organizations (ILO, UNRISD, UNDESA, UNDP-ART), twelve observer organizations (CIRIEC, EURICSE, Catalyst2030, DIESIS, GSEF, Euclid Network, Social Economy Europe, SSE International Forum, RIPESS, CSEND, EESC and ICA) and two resource persons.

  6. News

    ILO Jakarta co-organizes a National Webinar on Supporting the National Entrepreneurship Program through the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)

    30 July 2021

    The national webinar on “Supporting the National Entrepreneurship Program through the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)” brought together policy makers and practitioners to share knowledge and perspective on how Indonesia could build a conducive ecosystem for the SSE.

  7. News

    ILO COOP held meetings with Statistics Korea and SK for pilot testing of international guidelines on statistics of cooperatives

    30 July 2021

  8. Article

    Convention 190 in action: preventing harassment of workers in Japanese banks

    29 July 2021

    Labour banks (“Rokin Banks”) in Japan have been promoting workers’ access to finance for many years. They have also been in the vanguard when it comes to adopting international standards around workplace violence and harassment. Rokin Banks modelled their recent harassment guidelines directly on the ILO’s Convention 190, serving as an example and inspiration for legislation elsewhere in Japan, and for financial institutions around the world.

  9. News

    The cooperative statistics component of the ILO project on Strengthening SSE Knowledge Base in Asia was featured at the third Social Economy Fair in Korea

    29 July 2021

    The ILO presentation at the third Social Economy Fair, held in Gwangju from July 2 to July 4, focused on statistics of cooperatives component of the second phase of the project on Strengthening SSE Policy in Asia.

  10. News

    ILO COOP holds kick-off meeting with SNUAC to strengthen Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) policy in Asia

    28 July 2021

    ILO officials held a kick-off meeting with Seoul National University Asia Center (SNUAC) team to discuss the implementation plan for the second phase of the project on Strengthening SSE Policy in Asia.