News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    ApexFinCoop - Strengthening the apex organization of financial cooperatives in Nepal

    28 June 2019

    The ILO, the ITC-ILO and the FAO jointly organized a training workshop for the Nepal Federation of Savings and Credit Unions (NEFSCUN) towards promoting financial inclusion and inclusive economic development.

  2. News

    COPAC held its 78th Annual Board Meeting in Geneva

    28 June 2019

    The Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC) held its 78th Annual Board Meeting in Geneva on June 27, 2019.

  3. News

    Roll-out of Think.Coop continues in Turkey, now also extending to rural areas

    28 June 2019

    ILO’s Think.Coop training tool has been rolled out in Turkey by Youth Deal Cooperative - Turkey’s first youth-led social cooperative that aims to provide sustainable employment solutions for disadvantaged groups including youth.

  4. News

    Reference to cooperatives and the social and solidarity economy in the ILO Centenary Declaration for the Future of Work

    28 June 2019

  5. News

    Roll-out of Think.Coop and Start.Coop in the occupied Palestinian territory

    27 June 2019

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    ILO co-organizes an international conference on the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)

    27 June 2019

    The ILO co-organizes an international conference aimed at examining the role of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  7. News

    The ILO-ICA Joint Conference on Cooperatives and the Future of Work

    25 June 2019

    Marking the ILO Centenary, the ILO and the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) co-organized a conference that reflects on the role of cooperative enterprises in promoting decent work for all in a changing world of work.

  8. News

    Training trainers to promote cooperation development in Jordan’s agriculture sector

    25 June 2019

    An ILO “training of trainers” workshop strengthens the role of cooperatives in advancing decent work for Jordanian workers and Syrian refugees in Jordan’s agricultural sector.

  9. News

    ILO contributes to a conference in Turkey on renewable energy through a video message

    14 June 2019

  10. News

    The ICA intervenes at the 108th ILC Committee that is considering an ILO Centenary Declaration

    13 June 2019