ILO's work on cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific

  1. COOP Champions

    Huyen Nguyen Thi, ILO Country Office for Viet Nam in Hanoi

    19 May 2017

    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. Event

    The 8th Edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy

  3. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate No. 2, 21 March 2017

    21 March 2017

    The newsletter includes articles on various events, projects, training and meetings related to the work of the ILO and Cooperatives.

  4. News

    Strengthening agricultural cooperatives in Viet Nam

    28 February 2017

    My.Coop – Managing your agricultural cooperative” training took place in Hanoi, Viet Nam in February 2017 after the translation and adaptation of My.Coop to the Vietnamese context.

  5. Article

    Enhancing entrepreneurship skills in Cambodian cooperatives

    07 February 2017

    Farmer cooperatives in Cambodia are increasingly recognized as robust organizations which serve to develop agricultural value chains, improve agri-business marketing, address farmer’s concerns and engage in national policy dialogues.

  6. Document

    Spotlight on Cooperatives

    18 November 2016

    ILO COOP started a section on its website and e-newsletter on innovative cooperative experiences from around the world that we have recently engaged with for learning and future collaboration.

  7. Event

    Cooperatives advancing youth employment for sustainable development

  8. Spotlight Interviews with Cooperators

    Consumer cooperative in the Republic of Korea

    01 November 2016

    “Spotlight Interviews with Cooperators” is a series of interviews with cooperative leaders from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work with cooperatives. ILO met and interviewed Ms Juhee Lee, Manager of International Relations of iCOOP Korea, at the Global Social Economy Forum in Canada in September 2016. She has been working at iCOOP Korea for nine years.

  9. Project

    Cooperatives to Strengthen Youth Empowerment and Employment Readiness among Vulnerable, Marginalised and At-Risk Groups

    17 October 2016

    Young people in Cambodia and the Lao People's Democratic Republic face specific challenges in accessing the labour market. For those in employment, many are in poor quality and low-paid jobs. The project aims to build institutional capacities to deliver innovative and value-added services with a special focus on employment readiness/foundational skills empowerment, and cooperative development for marginalized and at-risk youth.

  10. Spotlight Interviews with Cooperators

    Providing savings and loans services to teachers since 1972

    05 October 2016

    “Spotlight Interviews with Cooperators" is a series of interviews with cooperative leaders from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work with cooperatives. For this issue, ILO interviewed with Mr Michael Koisen, Chief Executive Officer of Teachers Savings and Loan Society Limited (TISA) from Papua New Guinea, on occasion of My.Financial.Coop curriculum design workshop in Turin, Italy.