News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    Call for a national consultant to evaluate and make recommendations on the Guidelines concerning Statistics of Cooperatives in Tanzania

    06 April 2022

  2. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate

    01 April 2022

    Every month, the ILO COOP eNewsletter highlights recent news and developments on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy.

  3. News

    ILO supports Occupational Safety and Health across cooperatives in Jordan

    01 April 2022

    A week-long training workshop focused on ILO’s “Practical Occupational Safety and Health Training for Cooperatives in Agriculture,” a training tool for partners providing advisory and training services for cooperatives in Jordan.

  4. News

    Discussing the process followed in developing the Social and Solidarity Economy policy in South Africa

    01 April 2022

    On the 23rd March, the ILO, together with partners the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic), Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and Government of Flanders, launched a report benchmarking the process followed in developing the social and solidarity economy policy, against international best practice.

  5. News

    ILO and partners launch report into the Social and Solidarity in Economy in South Africa

    01 April 2022

    The results of a South African study conducted during consultations for the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) Policy process, was launched by the ILO on the 28th March 2022 together with the South African government’s Department of Trade Industry and Competition, the Industrial Development Corporation and the Government of Flanders.

  6. News

    ILO reflects on the Social and Solidarity Economy’s contribution to digital inclusion in Asia

    01 April 2022

    The ILO participated in a webinar organized by the Asian Roundtable for Social Protection, to discuss the intersection of digital technology, social and solidarity economy, and social protection in Asia and the Pacific.

  7. News

    Confirming the values, principles and activities of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) in South Africa

    01 April 2022

    Research into the social and solidarity economy in South Africa has highlighted the diverse scope of work done by these units in the country’s poorest districts.

  8. News

    Benchmarking the social and solidarity economy policy process in South Africa against international good practice

    31 March 2022

    The development of a social and solidarity economy (SSE) policy in South Africa was initiated in 2017, with the signing of an Memorandum of Understanding between the ILO, the then Economic Development Department (now Department of Trade Industry and Competition), and the Government of Flanders.

  9. News

    ILO COOP and ICA Brussels teams exchange on priority work areas and potential collaboration

    31 March 2022

    On 16 March 2022, staff members from the Cooperatives Unit of the ILO (ILO COOP) and the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) Headquarters in Brussels held a meeting in Geneva to exchange on priority areas of work and potential collaboration.

  10. News

    The ILO shares its knowledge on financing the social and solidarity economy (SSE) with its Constituents in Iran

    31 March 2022

    The ILO COOP manager sent a video message for the 4th edition of the international webinar on cooperative experiences organized by the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare on March 8, 2022.