20 March 2013
This report reviews the performance of financial cooperatives, looking in particular at the aftermath of the 2007-2008 crisis and the continuing long austerity period. It explains why financial cooperatives have proven to be more resilient pointing to the specificities of the cooperative model of enterprise.
11 December 2012
Information brief on cooperatives
04 December 2012
This issue brief produced during the United Nations International Year of Cooperatives 2012 highlights how and why the cooperative form of enterprise can cater to the economic and social needs of persons with disabilities.
30 January 2012
The My.COOP training package has been designed to enable existing and potential managers of agricultural cooperatives to identify and address major challenges that are specific to cooperatives in market-oriented agricultural development.
02 January 2012
10 November 2011
My.COOP is a training package published in 2011, covering managerial challenges that many agricultural cooperatives face, and based on the idea that strong cooperatives are necessary for a more equitable distribution of income, democracy, and for economic and social development
24 October 2011
In support of the Second edition of the Social and Solidarity Economy Academy, 24-28 October 2011, Montreal, Canada
26 July 2011
This handbook lists the essential things to know about cooperatives for all those who are interested as members, future members, politicians or staff of national or international institutions in charge of the promotion and development of cooperatives. In simple, understandable language, the handbook deals in turn with the characteristic features of cooperatives, cooperative enterprise as a whole, the promotion of cooperatives and the close ties that exist between the ILO and cooperatives.
01 February 2011
Home-based care (HBC) is an innovative approach to providing a comprehensive continuum of prevention, care, treatment and support services to meet the needs of people living with HIV in settings that have resource limitations. HBC calls for partnership among family members, health care workers, health facilities, local communities, community-based organizations (CBOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and people living with HIV (PLHIV).
Mainstreaming environmental issues in sustainable enterprises: An exploration of issues, experiences and options
21 January 2011
Employment Working Paper No. 75