ILO's work on cooperatives in Europe and Central Asia

  1. Spotlight Interviews with Cooperators

    Association of Individual and Organized Recovery in Local Economic Markets

    08 December 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 Mr Samuel Le Coeur, a founder and the President of AMELIOR in France since 2012. AMELIOR’s case was presented at a seminar “The Potential of Cooperatives & the Role of Waste Pickers in the Recycling Sector” held in Turkey in December 2016.

  2. 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.

  3. Publication

    Public Policy in the social and solidarity economy: Towards a favourable environment - The case of Europe

    17 November 2016

  4. Event

    Cooperatives promoting inclusive rural-urban linkages – COPAC side event, Committee on World Food Security

  5. News

    Cooperatives promoting inclusive rural-urban linkages – COPAC side event, Committee on World Food Security

    14 November 2016

  6. Article

    Cooperative response to migrant and refugee situations

    14 November 2016

  7. News

    Blog on social innovation and the social and solidarity economy

    07 September 2016

    Simel Esim and Waltteri Katajamaki from the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Cooperatives Unit look at the importance of social innovation – and its role in advancing the decent work...

  8. Spotlight Interviews with Cooperators

    Turkey’s first youth-led social cooperative

    02 September 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 Mr Berkin Safak Sener, a founding member of the Youth Deal Cooperative established in Izumir, Turkey in 2015.

  9. Cooperatives

    Meetings and field visits in Ankara, Şanlıurfa and Harran to support Syrians and local communities through cooperatives

    15 August 2016

  10. Cooperatives

    ILO workshop highlights importance of cooperatives in creation of decent jobs for waste pickers