Events on cooperatives

November 2020

  1. ILO COOP 100 Symposium

    16 - 17 November 2020

    To celebrate the 100th anniversary of its Cooperatives Unit (COOP), the ILO aims to bring together scholars and practitioners working with governments, employers’ and workers’ organizations, as well as cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE) for a two-day international symposium.

September 2020

  1. Mapping Social and Solidarity Economy in Asia

    22 September 2020

    This conference will discuss policies to strengthen social and solidarity economy in South Korea, China, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines.

July 2020

  1. UNTFSSE virtual event: “What role for the Social and Solidarity Economy in the post COVID-19 crisis recovery?”

    10 July 2020

    Speakers from UNTFSSE member organizations will reflect on roles of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) in a “better recovery” from COVID-19.

  2. ILO COOP 100 Webinar III - Cooperatives for Climate Action on the occasion of the 2020 International Day of Cooperatives

    3 July 2020

    On the eve of the International Day of Cooperatives (IDC), the ILO will hold the third in a series of webinars as part of the Centenary of its Cooperatives Unit, focusing on this year's theme of the IDC - Cooperatives for Climate Action.

April 2020

  1. ILO COOP 100 Webinar II - Advancing gender equality through cooperatives

    27 April 2020

    On 27 April 2020, 13:30-15:00hrs the ILO will hold the second in a series of webinars as part of the Centenary of its Cooperatives Unit.

March 2020

  1. ILO COOP Centenary Launch Webinar

    23 March 2020

    A webinar to launch the 100th Anniversary of the ILO's Cooperatives Unit will be held on the actual date when the decision to establish the Section of Co-operation was adopted during the third session of the ILO's Governing Body in 1920.

December 2019

  1. Launch of the ILO Report "Skills for a greener future: A Global view"

    12 December 2019

    UN Climate Change Conference COP25

  2. The ILO and the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP25

    2 - 13 December 2019

    The twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) organized by Chile, will be held in Madrid on 2-13 December 2019. The ILO will bring to the table the importance of the social and political drivers for a successful and rapid transition into more respectful economies, and will also be presenting the 'Climate Action for Jobs Initiative' an action plan resulted from the Climate Action Summit 2019.

November 2019

  1. The SSE Momentum: Finance for Inclusion and the Future of Work

    18 - 20 November 2019

    This international conference will be organized by the ILO in Trento, Italy from 18 to 20 November 2019 to present the findings from two international research projects on the role of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) and social finance in shaping a future of work. The two projects are funded by the Government of France and the Government of Luxembourg.

October 2019

  1. The 11th Edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)

    14 - 18 October 2019