Events on cooperatives

May 2017

  1. ILO & COPAC join forces with stakeholders to improve statistics on cooperatives

    11 - 12 May 2017

    The COPAC Technical Working Group on Statistics on Cooperatives brought together over 20 producers and users of statistics on cooperatives from around the world to discuss a conceptual framework for measuring cooperatives. The Technical Working Group supports a multi-stakeholder initiative to improve the quality of statistics on cooperatives, including by working towards a harmonised conceptual framework, definition and methodology for generating comparable statistics on cooperatives.

April 2017

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    Cooperation in a changing world of work: Cooperatives and the Social Economy in the Future of Work

    5 April 2017

February 2017

  1. Strengthening agricultural cooperatives in Viet Nam

    13 - 17 February 2017

    My.Coop – Managing your agricultural cooperative” training took place in Hanoi, Viet Nam in February 2017 after the translation and adaptation of My.Coop to the Vietnamese context.

December 2016

  1. Step forward for waste pickers in Turkey

    20 - 21 December 2016

    A workshop “Understanding the Role of Waste Pickers and their Cooperatives in Waste Management and Recycling”, organized by the ILO and the Ministry of Customs and Trade was held in Ankara, Turkey, on 20-21 December.

November 2016

  1. The 7th Edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy

    21 - 25 November 2016

  2. Cooperatives advancing youth employment for sustainable development

    16 - 17 November 2016

  3. Formalizing informal employment of domestic workers through cooperatives in Trinidad & Tobago

    11 - 12 November 2016

  4. Enhancing entrepreneurship skills in Cambodian cooperatives

    2 - 3 November 2016

    Farmer cooperatives in Cambodia are increasingly recognized as robust organizations which serve to develop agricultural value chains, improve agri-business marketing, address farmer’s concerns and engage in national policy dialogues.

October 2016

  1. Cooperatives promoting inclusive rural-urban linkages – COPAC side event, Committee on World Food Security

    21 October 2016

July 2016

  1. ILO workshop highlights importance of cooperatives in creation of decent jobs for waste pickers

    30 July 2016