News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    ILO shares opportunities for promoting inclusive businesses through the SSE in Indonesia

    28 February 2024

    The ILO shed light on how to promote inclusive businesses and inclusive responsible businesses through the social and solidarity economy at the policy paper dissemination event “Inclusive and responsible business by strengthening civil society organisations’ involvement in Indonesia”.

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    Deepening policy dialogue on the social and solidarity economy in Cambodia

    28 February 2024

    The ILO undertakes dissemination workshop on the preliminary findings of its study on the social and solidarity economy in Cambodia.

  3. News

    Jeun'ess in numbers: 2023 retrospective

    21 February 2024

  4. News

    Communications and Event Service Provider TOR

    15 February 2024

    ILO Bangkok Office is looking to recruit a communications & event service provider to produce two videos and communication materials (i.e., flyer, social media cards, infographics) including graphic design, and take high-quality photos during the regional workshop in Bangkok, Thailand on 14-15 May 2024. To apply, please send your complete application to, copying by February 23, 2024.

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    Four modules on the SSE are now available in Arabic, Portuguese, and Russian

    12 February 2024

    With financial support provided to the ILO by the Government of Luxembourg, in 2023 ITCILO Turin developed four modules in English, French and Spanish for an online open access awareness-raising package on the social and solidarity economy (SSE) for the UNTFSSE.

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    ILO joins discussion on cooperative economy and cooperatives in Viet Nam

    06 February 2024

    The ILO Country Office for Viet Nam participated in the annual Cooperative Economy and Cooperatives Forum 2024, highlighting the role of cooperatives in contributing to the transition to the formal economy and expanding social protection to advance social justice and promote decent work.

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    ILO supports the transformation of the Cooperative Sector in Kenya

    01 February 2024

    Between January 22 – 31, 2024 the ILO worked with key Government departments along with the Cooperatives University of Kenya, and Cooperatives Alliance of Kenya, to finalize the drafting of the Kenya Cooperative Transformation Strategy.

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    ILO participates in the Framework Conference of the Ibero-American Network for the Promotion of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)

    31 January 2024

    This network, driven by Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Guatemala, Mexico, Spain and Portugal, aims to consolidate a regional group that promotes the SSE.

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    ILO joins a regional network meeting on the social and solidarity economy in Asia and the Pacific

    31 January 2024

    The regional conference showcased the landscape of social and solidarity economy actors contributing towards the Sustainable Development Goals and strengthened the regional network on the social and solidarity economy in Asia-Pacific region.

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    Research workshop on Cooperatives for a Sustainable Transformation in Africa held in Kenya

    30 January 2024

    Workshop on cooperatives for a sustainable transformation in Africa takes place in Nairobi, launching a collaborative research initiative.