News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    ILO holds discussion on pathways to strengthen the social and solidarity economy in Mongolia

    04 April 2024

    The workshop was held in hybrid format, in Ulaanbaatar and online, to review the findings of the draft study on the Social and Solidarity Economy in Mongolia.

  2. News

    ILO promotes Social Solidarity Economy and Green Jobs in Türkiye

    03 April 2024

  3. Call for expressions of interest

    Call for expression of interest for a needs assessment in Uganda

    26 March 2024

  4. News

    UN Task Force on the Social and Solidarity Economy Hosts its 47th Regular Meeting

    26 March 2024

    On Thursday, March 14, 2024, the UNTFSSE organized its 47th regular meeting, bringing together 45 participants from around the world.

  5. News

    Two new modules on the SSE are now available in Korean

    21 March 2024

    In 2023, ITCILO Turin developed two modules for an online open access awareness-raising package on social and solidarity economy (SSE) for the UNTFSSE. With financial support provided to the ILO by the Government of Luxembourg, these modules were made available in English, French, and Spanish.

  6. COOP Champions

    Jonathan Ngoc Nguyen, Programme Officer at ILO Country Office in Ha Noi

    20 March 2024

    COOP Champions features ILO colleagues from around the world working on the cooperative, social and solidarity economy. It highlights their contributions, and shares highlights of their experiences, current work, and future aspirations.

  7. News

    Local communities in Attapeu Province learn about the cooperative model in Lao People's Democratic Republic

    19 March 2024

    The ILO organized training workshops for district officers, vocational teachers and students and cooperative members in Attapeu province, Lao PDR utilizing its Think.COOP and Start.COOP packages.

  8. Our impact, their voices

    Photo essay: Woman-led cooperative in Jordan expands business and drives local change through cooperative alliances

    08 March 2024

    On International Women's Day, we celebrate the endeavours of Jordan’s Fatima Al-Zahraa Cooperative Society with an in-depth interview featuring its president, Ghada Al-Qudah, and a photo gallery showcasing their activities. Tune in for their inspiring story!

  9. News

    Join the course My.COOP - Managing your agricultural cooperative: Training of trainers.

    06 March 2024

  10. News

    ILO shares opportunities for promoting inclusive businesses through the SSE in Indonesia

    28 February 2024

    The ILO shed light on how to promote inclusive businesses and inclusive responsible businesses through the social and solidarity economy at the policy paper dissemination event “Inclusive and responsible business by strengthening civil society organisations’ involvement in Indonesia”.