News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    ILO COOP participated in a virtual coffee talk on good practices on women’s leadership in cooperatives in the recovery from COVID19

    18 March 2021

    The virtual session on “Celebrating Women in Coops: Thriving and effecting change during COVID19” took place on March 17, 2021 with the participation of more than 170 viewers on the occasion of Women’s Month.

  2. News

    ILO Contributes to a UN DESA webinar on MSME formalization through cooperatives

    15 March 2021

    The webinar on “Promoting MSME Formalization through the Cooperative Enterprise Model” took place on 11 March 2021 with the participation of policy makers, cooperatives, and development partners

  3. News

    ILO presents findings from its WESO 2021 report at a COOP Academy organized by the ICA

    11 March 2021

    The presentation on the ILO’s flagship report “The cooperative model: the role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work” focused on the role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work and also elaborated on experiences of platform cooperatives.

  4. News

    Launch of FORTER'ESS Project - Strengthening the resilience and promotion of decent work of women-led SSE organizations in Tunisia

    11 March 2021

    The FORTER’ESS project is the result of a partnership between the Tunisian Government, the Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as donor, and the International Labour Organization as implementing agency. It aims to strengthen the resilience of women-led Social and Solidarity Economy Organizations (SSEOs) affected by COVID-19 in two disadvantaged regions of Tunisia.

  5. News

    ILO contributes the first lecture of the JICA online lecture series on cooperatives for the Iran Chamber of Cooperatives

    09 March 2021

    ILO COOP Unit Manager delivered a presentation titled “Cooperative Responses to the Changing World of Work” on March 1, 2021 during the first session of the online lecture series organized by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the Iran Chamber of Cooperatives (ICC).

  6. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No. 14, February, 2021

    01 March 2021

    Every month, the ILO COOP eNewsletter highlights recent news and developments on cooperatives and the social and solidarity economy and partners.

  7. News

    Think.Coop and Start.Coop Spanish updated versions are now available

    01 March 2021

  8. News

    Three ILO projects on social and solidarity economy policy presented at the Enterprises Department’s virtual exhibit

    26 February 2021

    The COOP Unit of the ILO has shared highlights from three social and solidarity economy (SSE) policy projects from six countries in Asia and two countries in Africa during the ILO Enterprises Department’s virtual exhibit as part of its global team meeting.

  9. News

    Call for expression of interest – Study on mapping SSE in six countries in Asia

    26 February 2021

  10. News

    The UN International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour: Enterprises in Action to Eliminate Child Labour

    26 February 2021

    To mark the occasion of the UN International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, a booth on “Enterprises in Action to eliminate child labour” was presented during the Global Technical Team Meeting of the Enterprises Department of the ILO on 24 February 2021.