ILO's work on cooperatives in the Arab States

  1. COOP Champions

    Amaal Bani Awwad, National Project Coordinator at ILO Jordan

    21 April 2021

    COOP Champions features ILO colleagues from around the world working on cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises. It highlights their contributions, and shares highlights of their experiences, current work, and future aspirations.

  2. News

    ILO organizes awareness raising session on the Promotion of Cooperatives Recommendation, 2002 (No. 193)

    12 April 2021

    Members of the Steering Committee overseeing the development of a national strategy for the cooperative movement in Jordan and representatives from the Ministry of Economy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) participated in an awareness-raising session on Promotion of Cooperatives Recommendation, 2002 (No. 193) on April 8, 2021.

  3. News

    Second Meeting of the Steering Committee for the Jordan Cooperative Development Strategy is held

    25 February 2021

    On February 18, 2021, the Steering Committee for the Jordan Cooperative Development Strategy held its second meeting to discuss the draft strategy development and way forward.

  4. ILO COOP 100 Interview

    ILO COOP 100 Interview with Mounir Kleibo, Representative of the International Labour Organization in Jerusalem

    19 November 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.

  5. Article

    Supporting the cooperative movement in Jordan

    04 November 2020

    Steering Committee for the Jordan Cooperative Development Strategy holds meeting with ILO to discuss strategy development and way forward.

  6. Article

    ILO COOP Chiefs across time

    03 November 2020

    This page provides bibliographies of the chiefs and heads of the ILO's Cooperatives Unit since its establishment in 1920.

  7. Press release

    Thirty-one trainers complete My.Coop training of trainers programme on managing agricultural cooperatives in Jordan

    23 October 2020

    A virtual ceremony was held marking the end of the online training course for participants in Jordan.

  8. Event

    Technical Webinar: The role of cooperatives and social and solidarity economy organizations in forced displacement contexts

    With the aim of highlighting the role and contributions of cooperatives and SSEOs in forced displacement contexts, the ILO COOP Unit and the PROSPECTS programme are organizing a webinar to allow for interactive discussion between practitioners and project implementers.

  9. News

    ILO participates in a webinar on the Social economy and migrant entrepreneurship

    25 September 2020

    At the webinar organized by 3 EU-funded projects, the Director of the ILO’s Enterprises Department talked about the ILO approach and initiatives related to labour migration and refugee situations including responses through SSE institutions

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    International Day of Cooperatives

    Cooperatives play an active role in tackling global crises, says ILO Director-General

    03 July 2020

    By adhering to environmental standards and promoting local production, consumer and producer cooperatives can help limit greenhouse gas emissions and sustain supply chains for essential goods and services, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, on the International Day of Cooperatives 2020.