News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    The UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy has a new website, check it out!

    25 September 2020

    The new UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) was designed to be an accessible, interactive, and multilingual space that gives visibility to all initiatives carried out by the Task Force, its members and observers.

  2. News

    ILO/KoSEA/SNU joint conference held in Seoul to share the findings of ILO project on strengthening SSE policy in Asia

    25 September 2020

    The international research conference on strengthening SSE policy in Asia attracted more than 400 participants and 1,400 viewers online from Asia and beyond.

  3. News

    ILO participates in a webinar on the Social economy and migrant entrepreneurship

    25 September 2020

    At the webinar organized by 3 EU-funded projects, the Director of the ILO’s Enterprises Department talked about the ILO approach and initiatives related to labour migration and refugee situations including responses through SSE institutions

  4. ILO COOP 100 Interview

    ILO COOP 100 Interview with Jean-Louis Bancel, President of Coop France and Cooperatives Europe, and Vice President for Europe for the International Cooperative Alliance

    23 September 2020

    Established in March 1920, the ILO’s Cooperatives Unit marks its Centenary in 2020. On this occasion, the ILO COOP 100 Interview series features past and present ILO colleagues and key partners who were closely engaged in the ILO's work on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE). The interviews reflect on their experience and contributions in the past and shares their thoughts on the future of cooperatives and the SSE in a changing world of work.

  5. News

    Italy-ILO cooperation to support Palestinian cooperatives

    17 September 2020

    The ILO’s Cooperative Support Programme is launched in the Occupied Palestinian Territory with support from the Italian Government.

  6. News

    ILO COOP 100 Special Interview Series “Cultivate the COOPs” - Vol.2 Mr. Nobuhiro Tamaki (Japan Workers’ Co-operative Union)

    09 September 2020

  7. ILO COOP 100 Interview

    Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Kamdem, Secretary General of the Pan African Institute for Development (PAID), former official of the International Labour Organization

    08 September 2020

    Established in March 1920, the ILO’s Cooperatives Unit marks its Centenary in 2020. On this occasion, the ILO COOP 100 Interview series features past and present ILO colleagues and key partners who were closely engaged in the ILO's work on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE). The interviews reflect on their experience and contributions in the past and shares their thoughts on the future of cooperatives and the SSE in a changing world of work.

  8. News

    Cooperatives in Focus: Select Articles on Cooperatives from the International Labour Review

    08 September 2020

  9. News

    The story of a friendship: Juan Somavia and Ivano Barberini

    03 September 2020

  10. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No. 8, August 2020

    01 September 2020