News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No. 7, July 2018

    31 July 2018

  2. News

    ILO provides technical support to Equatorial Guinea on cooperative development

    20 July 2018

    In the framework of the negotiations of the Decent Work Country Program for Equatorial Guinea (2019-2022) held in Malabo from 9 to 13 July 2018, the General Directorate of Cooperatives of the Ministry of Labour, Employment Promotion and Social Security organized a workshop on Cooperatives on Thursday 12 July. The objective of the workshop was to present the assessment of the status of cooperatives in Equatorial Guinea undertaken by the ILO between 2016 and 2017 and to raise awareness among participants of the cooperative model and its advantages.

  3. News

    ILO’s message for the Conference on the Future of Work and Worker Cooperatives in the Republic of Korea

    17 July 2018

    ILO presents the role of cooperative enterprises in the future of work at a nationwide conference on worker cooperatives in the Republic of Korea.

  4. News

    ILO participates in a research conference to exchange on the role of cooperatives in a changing world of work

    11 July 2018

    ILO officials participated in the 2018 ICA European Research Conference in Wageningen, the Netherlands, to exchange on the role of cooperatives in a changing world of work.

  5. News

    ILO participates in an observance of the International Day of Cooperatives at the United Nations, New York

    09 July 2018

    The Director ILO Office for the UN Director presented the relevance of cooperatives in promoting decent work and sustainable development at an observance of the 2018 International Day of Cooperatives held at UN Headquarters in New York.

  6. News

    ILO participates in an international forum on cooperative development in the Pacific Islands

    09 July 2018

    The Director of the ILO Office for Pacific Islands presented the work of the ILO on cooperatives to promote decent work at an international forum on cooperative development in the Pacific region.

  7. Speech

    Sustainable development is not a choice, but the only way

    06 July 2018

    ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee, made the speech at the celebration of the International Day of Cooperatives in Hanoi on 7 July 2018.

  8. International Day of Cooperatives

    A future of work based on sustainable production and employment

    06 July 2018

    The head of the ILO’s Cooperative Unit, Simel Esim, explains how cooperatives are contributing to sustainable consumption and production.

  9. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No. 6, June 2018

    02 July 2018

  10. News

    ILO to hold Technical Training Workshop on Cooperatives in Guyana

    25 June 2018

    Workshop to be opened by the Minister with responsibility for Labour within the Ministry of Social Protection, the Honourable Keith Scott.