ILO's work on cooperatives in the Arab States

  1. Article

    ILO explores transformative private sector solutions in forced displacement contexts

    13 November 2023

    Through a three-day knowledge-sharing event bringing together a wide range of partners, the ILO placed the spotlight on the importance of working closely with private sector actors in forced displacement with a collective vision for sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development.

  2. Press release

    ILO Workshop aimed to boost agricultural cooperatives in Lebanon and Iraq and foster knowledge exchange

    18 October 2023

    The PROSPECTS Programme held a Training of Trainers workshop to address the needs of agricultural cooperatives in the region, raise awareness about their work, and enhance local capacities by establishing a network of qualified trainers.

  3. Document

    Agenda: Inclusive private sector development in forced displacement contexts

    22 September 2023

  4. News

    The ILO holds meeting on care provision through cooperatives with global and country level updates

    01 September 2023

    On Wednesday, August 23rd, The ILO’s Cooperative Unit (COOP) and the Gender, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (GEDI) Branch came together with 27 ILO colleagues from headquarters and the field to discuss progress on the initiative Cooperative Care Provision as a Gender-Transformative Decent Work Solution, initially launched in March 2023.

  5. Document

    Information note: Inclusive private sector development in forced displacement contexts

    22 August 2023

  6. Event

    Inclusive private sector development in forced displacement contexts

    A technical knowledge-sharing event on engaging and developing the private sector in the humanitarian-development-peace nexus

  7. News

    44th Regular Meeting of The UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE)

    25 July 2023

    The 44th UNTFSSE meeting was held virtually on Tuesday, July 11, 2023. It brought together around 30 participants from seven member (ILO, UNRISD, ECLAC, UNDP, UNDESA, UNCTAD and OECD) and eleven observer organizations (Catalyst2030, CIRIEC, CSEND, EMES, EURICSE, DIESIS, GSEF, Euclid Network, ICA, SSE International Forum, RIPESS).

  8. News

    LO COOP presents and explores collaboration on SSE at KOICA headquarters

    24 July 2023

    On Thursday July 6, ILO COOP had the opportunity to present areas of work and potential for collaboration to staff from Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) at their Headquarters in Seongnam.

  9. News

    Launch of SSE Awareness Raising Package by ILO, ITCILO and UNTFSSE

    24 July 2023

  10. News

    In Lebanon ILO PROSPECTS organizes a business plan competition to select social and solidarity economy entities that will benefit from technical and financial assistance

    26 June 2023

    The business plan competition took place on 19-21 June 2023 with the participation of 37 SSE projects that aim to create decent jobs for vulnerable host communities and Syrian refugees to bring about changes in their communities.