News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    Cooperatives & the ILO over 100 Years: A selection of 12 Articles: A Special Virtual Retrospective Issue of the Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics marking ILO COOP 100

    28 August 2020

  2. News

    KoSEA and ILO convene a second virtual interim research workshop with country researchers for the ILO project on strengthening SSE policy in Asia

    26 August 2020

    Officials of the Korea Social Enterprise Promotion Agency (KoSEA), and ILO staff members met online with country researchers for the project to discuss the feedback from the second drafts of the case studies to prepare for presentation in a research conference that will take place on September 22

  3. News

    An Update on ILO COOP 100 Interview Series

    25 August 2020

  4. News

    An Update on the ILO COOP 100 Photo Exhibit Submissions

    25 August 2020

  5. News

    An Update on ILO COOP 100 Symposium Paper Submissions

    25 August 2020

  6. News

    Remembering Sam Mshiu

    24 August 2020

  7. ILO COOP 100 Interview

    Ramin Behzad, Labour Statistician and former Labour Counselor of Iran at the ILO

    18 August 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. Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators

    Aylin Çiğdem Köne, Professor of Development Economics, Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Turkey

    06 August 2020

    “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, the ILO interviewed Aylin Çiğdem Köne, a Professor of Development Economics at Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University in Turkey.

  9. ILO COOP 100 Interview

    ILO COOP 100 Interview with Martin Lowery, cooperative leader in the US and ICA Board Member

    06 August 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.

  10. ILO COOP 100 Interview

    ILO COOP 100 Interview with Danilo Salerno, The Regional Director for ICA Americas

    04 August 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.