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  1. Document

    Enabling Environment for Sustainable Entreprises in Central African Republic

    24 September 2020

  2. ILO COOP 100 Interview

    ILO COOP 100 Interview with Jean-Louis Bancel, President of Coop France and Cooperatives Europe, and Vice President for Europe for the International Cooperative Alliance

    23 September 2020

    Established in March 1920, the ILO’s Cooperatives Unit marks its Centenary in 2020. On this occasion, the ILO COOP 100 Interview series features past and present ILO colleagues and key partners who were closely engaged in the ILO's work on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE). The interviews reflect on their experience and contributions in the past and shares their thoughts on the future of cooperatives and the SSE in a changing world of work.

  3. News

    Italy-ILO cooperation to support Palestinian cooperatives

    17 September 2020

    The ILO’s Cooperative Support Programme is launched in the Occupied Palestinian Territory with support from the Italian Government.

  4. © Asian Development Bank 2020

    Social protection

    ILO: Developing countries should invest US$1.2 trillion to guarantee basic social protection

    17 September 2020

    Closing the coverage gap, worsened by COVID-19, will require additional sources of financing says a new ILO study.

  5. COVID-19

    Answering key questions around informality in micro and small enterprises during the COVID-19 crisis

    14 September 2020

  6. Article

    Making rural communities in India resilient to climate shocks and disasters

    09 September 2020

    This ILO’s Social Finance project works on protecting vulnerable agriculture communities and jobs against weather and climate risks. Leveraging our experience we are now working with IFAD to develop a proposal for a new integrated financing framework for rural communities in India. This financial mechanism aims to support women-led rural enterprises impacted by climate shocks and disasters.

  7. News

    ILO COOP 100 Special Interview Series “Cultivate the COOPs” - Vol.2 Mr. Nobuhiro Tamaki (Japan Workers’ Co-operative Union)

    09 September 2020

  8. COVID-19: Protecting workers in the workplace

    ILO COVID-19 prevention checklist to protect workers in small businesses

    09 September 2020

    The ILO has devised a checklist so that Small and Medium Enterprises can assess their COVID-19 risks and put in place measures to protect the safety and health of their workers.

  9. News

    Momentum continues for a Green Economy Transformation in Argentina

    08 September 2020

    Through knowledge development and capacity-building with studies, diagnostic tools and workshops, Argentina’s green economy transformation is well-underway with the support of PAGE. In July, the Country Diagnostic Tool on the Labour Market, Green Jobs and Circular Economy has been finalized on behalf of the ILO, as well as the Stocktaking Study and Report. The two documents were developed in collaboration with National Universities and validated at a workshop on 24 July, where they were discussed with the National Entities, Trade Unions representatives, Employer´s representatives, NGOs and the UN System.

  10. News

    Developing Biomaterials Industry in South Africa

    08 September 2020

    On 26th August 2020, Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) hosted a side event in collaboration with the digital Bio Africa Convention 2020. The title of the side event was “Developing Biomaterials Industry in South Africa”. The side event was aimed at launching and validating two recently completed PAGE products commissioned by UNIDO. The side event was attended by policymakers, research institutes, business representatives, international organizations, and NGOs and focused on sharing and discussing challenges and opportunities in growing the biomaterial industry in South Africa and aboard. The high-level event was opened by Dr. Jenitha Badul, Chair of the PAGE National Steering Committee in South Africa.