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  1. News

    UNTFSSE participated in Catalysing Change Week 2021

    11 May 2021

    In a session titled “How can social entrepreneurs help the UN to achieve the SDGs?” the Chair of the UNTFSSE and Director of ILO Enterprises Department shared his views on the contribution of social enterprises to the Sustainable Development Agenda.

  2. News

    The ILO and IFC launch Community of Practice among insurers to reduce the protection gap for women

    11 May 2021

    New partnership will lead 21 insurance-industry organizations from 16 countries to better understand and serve the women’s insurance market—supporting both financial inclusion and employment opportunities for women.

  3. Publication

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No. 16, April 2021

    30 April 2021

    Every month, the ILO COOP eNewsletter highlights recent news and developments on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy and partners.

  4. News

    ILO’s Cooperatives Unit and Social Finance Programme co-organize an elective session at the Rural development academy 2021

    29 April 2021

    ILO’s Cooperatives Unit and Social Finance Programme co-organized an elective on “Sustainable Finance and Cooperatives in Rural Areas” to highlight the role of cooperatives in the rural economy and access to financial services through a range of traditional and emerging financial service providers.

  5. Document

    Enterprises Monthly Newsletter

    29 April 2021

  6. Publication

    Social Finance Brief: Designing emergency loans - the experience of Dvara KGFS

    28 April 2021

    Dvara KGFS is a non-banking financial company (NBFC) based in India. Since its inception in 2008, Dvara KGFS has strived to build a unique model to meet the financial needs of rural customers to promote wealth creation. Over the past few years, Dvara KGFS has worked on offering a redesigned emergency loan product.

  7. 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.

  8. Publication

    Enabling Environment for Sustainable Enterprises (EESE) Brochure

    26 April 2021

    The EESE programme works to improve the enabling conditions for enterprise creation and growth, creating fertile ground for a successful business.

  9. COOP Champions

    Tendy Gunawan, National Programme Officer at ILO Jakarta

    26 April 2021

    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.

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    Earth Day

    Invest in climate education to build a better workforce for a greener future

    22 April 2021

    Climate and environmental literacy can help create jobs, build a green consumer market and allow citizens to better engage with their governments about climate change.