News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    Think.Coop online is now available!

    29 May 2020

    Given the difficulty in conducting face-to-face training during the current pandemic, the ILO has developed a set of materials for the online delivery of the Think.Coop training programme.

  2. News

    UNTFSSE members and observers discuss COVID-19 responses and work-plan priorities

    27 May 2020

    The ILO chaired the meeting and its Cooperatives Unit shared its work related to the COVID-19 response.

  3. ILO COOP 100 Interview

    Interview with Edgar Parnell, Cooperative Practitioner

    27 May 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.

  4. ILO COOP 100 Interview

    Interview with Andrew Bibby, Journalist and Writer on cooperatives

    25 May 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.

  5. ILO COOP 100 Interview

    Interview with Robby Tulus, ex-ICA AP Regional Director, cooperative consultant

    25 May 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.

  6. News

    An ILO project on strengthening SSE policy in Asia convenes a virtual interim research workshop

    21 May 2020

    Researchers, officials of the Korea Social Enterprise Promotion Agency (KoSEA), and ILO staff members met online to discuss a research framework, initial drafts of country case studies, and future plans on the research phase of the project.

  7. ILO COOP 100 Interview

    Interview with Joseph Connolly

    18 May 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.

  8. News

    Cooperatives in Post-Covid-19 Development: Challenges, Opportunities and Partnerships”

    18 May 2020

  9. Article

    ILO COOP COVID-19 Message to Brazil Cooperatives and Social and solidarity organizations

    18 May 2020

  10. Article

    ILO COOP COVID-19 Solidarity Message

    18 May 2020