ILO's work on cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific

  1. Publication

    Cooperation among Cooperatives in Action between Japan and Africa - 10 Years of ILO/JCCU African Cooperative Leaders’ Study Tour

    31 May 2021

    This retrospective booklet tells the story of a decade of collaboration between the Japanese Consumers' Co-operative Union (JCCU) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) through the ILO/JCCU African Cooperative Leaders’ Study Tour Programme. Compared to other study tours, the ILO/JCCU study tour is unique both for its duration of ten days, and its continuity for ten years. This booklet reflects on the experiences of those who participated in the study tours across the past decade and includes messages from ILO/JCCU/JCA staff and highlights from roundtable discussions. In addition, it includes information on the ILO’s work on cooperative development, international and Japanese cooperative movements and the contributions of cooperatives toward achieving the SDGs.

  2. News

    ILO COOP officials hold meetings with Korean stakeholders on implementing cooperative statistics guidelines

    26 May 2021

    ILO officials held several meetings with Korean stakeholders ahead of the launch of the project on Strengthening the SSE Knowledge Base

  3. Press release

    ILO, Viet Nam join force to promote international labour standards and decent work for all

    20 May 2021

    Viet Nam plans to ratify 15 more ILO Conventions, including a core convention on freedom of association, during the 2021-30 period.

  4. Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators

    Liz Green, Executive Vice President, ICMIF

    13 May 2021

    “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 Liz Green, Executive Vice President at ICMIF.

  5. Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators

    Misako Shinozaki, Chairperson of Seikatsu Club Consumers' Cooperative Kanagawa, Japan

    13 May 2021

    “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 Misako Shinozaki, Chairperson of Seikatsu Club Consumers' Cooperative Kanagawa in Japan.

  6. Web page

    In Conversation with Ms. Simel Esim, Programme Manager, ILO COOP - International Cooperative Alliance - Asia and Pacific (icaap.coop)

    07 May 2021

  7. COOP Champions

    Tendy Gunawan, National Programme Officer at ILO Jakarta

    26 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.

  8. News

    Workshop on Strengthening Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) Policy in Asia takes place virtually

    31 March 2021

    The capacity-building workshop on Strengthening SSE Policy in Asia, held virtually, brought stakeholders from six countries in Asia and the Pacific region.

  9. News

    ILO COOP participates in two parallel events at CSW65

    23 March 2021

    ILO COOP Manager presented at two parallel events during the 65th session of the UN Committee on the Status of Women (CSW) that took place between March 15-26.

  10. Event

    Strengthening Social and Solidarity Economy Policy in Asia - Capacity Building Workshop