News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    Measuring Cooperatives: An information guide on the ILO Guidelines concerning Statistics of Cooperatives

    25 October 2022

    An ILO’ information guide on the Guidelines concerning Statistics of Cooperatives is now available in English

  2. News

    The UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) held its 40th regular meeting

    19 October 2022

    The 40th UNTFSSE meeting was held virtually on 05 October 2022. It brought together more than 40 participants from eight member (ILO, UNRISD, ESCAP, ECLAC, UNDP, UNDESA, UNCTAD and OECD), twelve observer organizations (Catalyst2030, CIRIEC, CSEND, EESC, EMES, EURICSE, DIESIS, GSEF, Euclid Network, ICA, SSE International Forum, RIPESS) and two resource persons.

  3. News

    The ILO Enterprises Department Director and UNTFSSE Chair participates in the 10th edition of the Mont Blanc Meetings

    19 October 2022

    The 10th edition of the Mont Blanc Meetings took place from October 18 to 19, 2022 in Cartagena, Colombia with the in person participation of ILO’s Director of Enterprises Department.

  4. News

    Call for proposals – Consultancy to undertake a Cooperative Needs Assessment and National Cooperative Policy development in Dominica

    13 October 2022

  5. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate

    03 October 2022

    Every month, the ILO COOP eNewsletter highlights recent news and developments on cooperatives by the ILO and partners.

  6. News

    The Social and Solidarity Economy as an agent of social innovation in Africa

    03 October 2022

    An ILO research report on the contribution of SSE to social innovation in Africa is now available in English and French

  7. News

    The global advisory committee of the ILO’s initiative on statistics of cooperatives holds its kick-off meeting

    28 September 2022

    The global advisory committee of the ILO initiative on implementing the Guidelines concerning statistics of cooperatives held its kick-off meeting.

  8. News

    Advancing the 2030 Agenda through the Social and Solidarity Economy

    26 September 2022

    The second position paper of the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy revisits the role of Social and Solidarity Economy in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and calls for a stronger enabling environment and policy framework for SSE.

  9. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate

    01 September 2022

    Every month, the ILO COOP eNewsletter highlights recent news and developments on cooperatives by the ILO and partners.

  10. News

    The African Union holds a Consultative Meeting of Civil Society Organizations on its draft Ten-Year Strategy on the Social and Solidarity Economy and its Implementation Plan (2023-2033)

    31 August 2022

    The Consultative Meeting took place on 24th-25th August 2022 in Windhoek, Namibia with the participation of representatives of cooperatives, associations, and international organizations. ILO participated in the meeting with a presentation on the ILC Resolution concerning decent work and the social and solidarity economy.