News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    SADA Women’s Cooperative Holds Evaluation Meeting

    31 May 2019

    The partners of SADA Women’s Cooperative which completed founding procedures a short time ago came together before the Ramadan Holiday to evaluate its work and plan for the upcoming period

  2. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No 5, May 2019

    31 May 2019

  3. News

    ILO organizes training of trainers on the cooperative business model towards increasing economic opportunities in the fishery sector in Mauritania

    30 May 2019

    The ToT workshop was conducted to strengthen the capacity of local institutions to support the organization of fishermen groups including cooperatives and other businesses for value-creation and marketing of fish products.

  4. News

    ILO constituents in Moldova look into the potential of cooperative enterprises

    30 May 2019

    ILO COOP Unit Manager took part in the consultations with the ILO constituents and partners in identifying needs and opportunities toward cooperative action in rural and informal economies.

  5. News

    LEED+: Towards inclusive growth strategies for the conflict-affected communities in Sri Lanka

    30 May 2019

    A series of meetings and site visits were conducted to identify key future activities of the ILO's LEED+ programme.

  6. Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators

    Siôn Whellens: Incubating worker cooperatives in the changing world of work

    29 May 2019

    “Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators” is a series of interviews with co-operators from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE). On this occasion, ILO interviewed Mr Siôn Whellens, a member of Calverts, the London branding, design and print cooperative; a cooperative business adviser at Principle Six, a development partnership on worker and community cooperatives; and a co-founder of Worker Coop Solidarity Fund.

  7. News

    Beneficiaries of SADA Women Centre At Gaziantep Book Days

    28 May 2019

    The beneficiaries of SADA Women Development and Solidarity Centre under the Project “Strengthening the Resilience of Syrian Women and Girls” being implemented UN Women with ILO and ASAM as implementing partners participated in Gaziantep Book Days

  8. News

    Co-ops and the Global Commission on the Future of Work: Q&A with Simel Esim How are co-operatives responding to the world of work challenges?

    01 May 2019

  9. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No 4, April 2019

    30 April 2019

  10. News

    Strengthening institutional capacities on social and solidarity economy development in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

    29 April 2019

    The ILO initiative aims to improve economic and social rights and conditions for the Palestinian population through cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE).