ILO's work on cooperatives in Europe and Central Asia

  1. Cooperatives

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

    11 August 2016

  2. Article

    Global voices from the cooperative movement at the International Labour Conference 2016

    03 June 2016

  3. Article

    My.Financial.Coop: Training programme for apex organizations of financial cooperatives

    03 June 2016

  4. Event

    My.Financial.Coop: Training programme for apex organizations of financial cooperatives

  5. Article

    Cooperative Cera Group visits ILO COOP

    01 June 2016

    ILO Coop hosts Belgian cooperative movement representatives to explore areas for collaboration

  6. Event

    Cooperative Cera Group visits ILO COOP

  7. © Evan Schneider / UN 2024

    Cooperatives and refugees

    How workers' cooperatives can help tackle the refugee crisis

    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.

  8. © Dominic Chavez/World Bank. 2024


    Cooperatives moving into the care economy

    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.

  9. Publication

    COOP news update

    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.

  10. Publication

    Campinas 2014 Social and Solidarity Economy Reader: Towards Inclusive and Sustainable Development

    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.