Events on cooperatives

September 2014

  1. Cooperatives and Sustainable Development: Challenges for the Post-2015

    25 September 2014

    The Belgian organization "CoopBuro" organizes a lunchtime conference on cooperatives and sustainable development. Simel Esim, Head of the ILO Cooperatives Unit, will discuss the key roles cooperatives could play in the post-2015 global development agenda.

  2. FES/ILO/DGRV International Symposium on Cooperatives and the Sustainable Development Goals: Focus on Africa

    2 September 2014

July 2014

  1. ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy: towards inclusive and sustainable development: Brochure (English, Portuguese and Spanish)

    28 July - 1 August 2014

    The fourth edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy will be held in Campinas, Brazil, 28 July – 1 August 2014

May 2013

  1. Trade unions and worker cooperatives: Where are we at?

    9 May 2013

May 2012

  1. Managing your Agricultural Cooperative - My.Coop. First official online Training of Trainers course

    14 May - 6 July 2012

    This on-line training will give you additional pedagogical guidelines and advice on how to structure and how to facilitate the My.Coop contents from the general My.Coop training package. After successful completion of this course you will be trained on how to use the My.Coop training package in your own context.

October 2011

  1. Global Launch of the International Year of Cooperatives

    31 October 2011

    The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2012 as the International Year of Cooperatives, highlighting the contribution of cooperatives to socio-economic development, particularly their impact on poverty reduction, employment generation and social integration. With the theme of “Cooperative Enterprises Build a Better World”, the Year seeks to encourage the growth and establishment of cooperatives all over the world. All U.N. Member States are invited to participate in an informal roundtable and in the afternoon plenary at the UN General Assembly Hall on Monday, 31 October 2011.

July 2011

  1. International Day of Co-operatives- “Youth, the future of co-operative enterprise” (2 July 2011)

    2 - 3 July 2011

    The International Day of Cooperatives addresses the need for all cooperative stakeholders to promote the participation of young people in the cooperative movement.This year's theme highlights how the cooperative model of enterprise can successfully empower youth. It links to the celebration of the United Nations International Year of Youth, which encourages dialogue and understanding across generations and promotes the ideals of peace, respect for human rights and freedoms, and solidarity .

October 2010

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

    25 - 29 October 2010