ILO's work on cooperatives in Europe and Central Asia

  1. News

    UNTFSSE participates in the European Social Economy Summit (EUSES)

    09 June 2021

    The Chair of the UNTFSSE and Director of ILO Enterprises Department, Mr. Vic van Vuuren, participated and spoke on the first day ofthe European Social Economy Summit (EUSES) broadcasted from Mannheim on 26-27 May 2020.

  2. News

    A joint event co-organized by the United Nations Task Force on Social, Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE), and Social Economy Europe (SEE) in the framework of European Social Economy Summit (EUSES)

    20 May 2021

    The event “Social and Solidarity Economy: leading the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the contribution to a fair recovery” was virtually held on April 29 2021.

  3. 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.

  4. News

    UNTFSSE participates in the relaunch of the Pact for Impact Alliance

    27 April 2021

    The Chair of the UNTFSSE and Director of the Enterprises Department, Mr. Vic Van Vuuren, participated in the re-launch of the Pact for Impact Alliance virtually held on 15 April 2020.

  5. News

    ILO and UNTFSSE participated in a Conference on Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) and creation of jobs in the EU

    31 March 2021

    The ILO Director of ACTRAV and the UNTFSSE Chair participated in the event titled “The role of Social Economy in the creation of jobs and in the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights” organized by the Portuguese Government on March 29, 2021.

  6. News

    Joint UNTFSSE-SEE event in the framework of European Social Economy Summit

    29 March 2021

    Social Economy Europe and the UN Taskforce on Social and Solidarity Economy will co-organise the event “Social and Solidarity Economy: leading the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the contribution to a fair recovery”.

  7. Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators

    Marta Lozano Molano, Founding Member of Wazo Cooperative

    24 March 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 Marta Lozano Molano, a founding member of Wazo Coop.

  8. News

    ILO COOP participates in a Webinar on Sustainable Development and Culture organized by the Mediterranean Academy

    23 March 2021

    ILO COOP presentation at the virtual workshop on “Sustainable Development and Culture: Where do we stand on the 2030 Agenda?” focused on localizing the SDGs through social and solidarity economy.

  9. News

    ILO presents findings from its WESO 2021 report at a COOP Academy organized by the ICA

    11 March 2021

    The presentation on the ILO’s flagship report “The cooperative model: the role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work” focused on the role of digital labour platforms in transforming the world of work and also elaborated on experiences of platform cooperatives.

  10. News

    ILO COOP participates in a webinar organized by We Effect and vi Agroforestry on "Our cooperative identity – where is it taking us in the future?”

    19 February 2021

    The webinar organized by We Effect and vi Agroforestry on ”Our cooperative identity – where is it taking us in the future?” took place on third of February bringing staff members from headquarters and regions together.