News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators

    Collective construction, the best strategy of the Argentine Federation of Technology, Innovation and Knowledge Worker Cooperatives (FACTTIC) to face current challenges

    18 September 2020

    “Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators” is a series of interviews with co-operators from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE). On this occasion, the ILO interviewed Leandro Monk, President of FACTTIC.

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    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.

  3. ILO COOP 100 Interview

    Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Kamdem, Secretary General of the Pan African Institute for Development (PAID), former official of the International Labour Organization

    08 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.

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    Cooperatives in Focus: Select Articles on Cooperatives from the International Labour Review

    08 September 2020

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    The story of a friendship: Juan Somavia and Ivano Barberini

    03 September 2020

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    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No. 8, August 2020

    01 September 2020

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    What is in a name? Changes to the Designation of COOP Unit at the ILO across the century

    31 August 2020

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    ILO COOP 100 Special Interview Series “Cultivate the COOPs” - Vol.3 Mr. Akihiro Takatsuka (Central Union of Agricultural Co-operatives – JA ZENCHU)

    28 August 2020

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    Cooperatives & the ILO over 100 Years: A selection of 12 Articles: A Special Virtual Retrospective Issue of the Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics marking ILO COOP 100

    28 August 2020

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    KoSEA and ILO convene a second virtual interim research workshop with country researchers for the ILO project on strengthening SSE policy in Asia

    26 August 2020

    Officials of the Korea Social Enterprise Promotion Agency (KoSEA), and ILO staff members met online with country researchers for the project to discuss the feedback from the second drafts of the case studies to prepare for presentation in a research conference that will take place on September 22