10 November 2015
A compilation of good practices to support the ILO in developing a strategy of South-South and triangular cooperation in Social and Solidarity Economy in Asia.
Cooperatives and refugees
09 November 2015
On 8-10 November, an international conference in Turkey discussed, among other issues, ways in which cooperatives can help the growing number of refugees and migrants in today’s world. ILO News spoke with Simel Esim, head of the ILO’s Cooperatives Unit.
26 October 2015
An interview with Lenore Matthew from the ILO’s Cooperatives Unit (COOP) and the Gender, Equality and Diversity Branch (GED), who presented new research showing how cooperatives are increasingly providing care for the elderly, people with disabilities and children.
29 May 2015
This issue of the COOP News includes articles on various events, projects, trainings and meetings related to the work of the ILO's COOP Unit between June and October, 2015.
16 December 2014
This Reader, was prepared for the fourth edition of the ILO’s Academy on the Social and Solidarity Economy which was held in Campinas, Brazil in July 2014, which offered Participants the opportunity to share SSE experiences from different parts of the world and learn about the contribution made by the SSE to inclusive and sustainable development.
28 February 2014
How an ILO supported project helped a local community to improve their farming practices, develop their market access, create jobs and support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises.
A study on skills in demand in the construction, domestic work and hospitality sectors in selected GCC countries vis-a-vis skills, qualification and accreditation of low- and semi skilled migrant workers from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan
31 October 2013
The study will consist of two separate, but linked components connecting three countries of destination in GCC (to be confirmed) and origin (Nepal, Pakistan, India and Bangladesh).
03 June 2013
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.
26 May 2010
The Project contributes to poverty reduction, sustainable job creation and peace building through an improved environment with strengthened governance, effective community-based services and public-private partnership that economically empower vulnerable groups in conflict-affected populations in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.