Spotlight on Cooperatives


  1. Rah-e-Roshd: The first cooperative school working to advance inclusive and quality education in Iran

    28 September 2017

  2. Towards self-reliance: SEWA Cooperative Federation in India

    16 August 2017

  3. Rural cooperative works to preserve the cultural heritage of Malta

    29 May 2017

    Koperattiva Rurali Manikata is protecting natural, historical and socio-economic environment in a small Maltese village.

  4. Italian social cooperatives working together for the benefit of the communities

    04 April 2017

    The six cooperatives of the Consorzio Copernico are working together for improved social impact with a slogan “stronger together” in North-West Italy.

  5. Creating decent jobs for migrants and refugees through social enterprise in Berlin

    09 February 2017


  1. Cooperative journalism in Greece

    22 December 2016

    "Efimerida ton Syntakton", which in Greek means the newspaper of journalists or “the journalists' journal”, essentially commenced in the summer of 2012 by employees of a major Athens daily.

  2. Cooperative waste management in Buenos Aires

    20 December 2016

    The “El Amanecer de los Cartoneros” cooperative was established in 2005 by the excluded workers’ movement in Buenos Aires, Argentina for waste pickers

  3. Cooperative housing for refugees in Greece

    09 December 2016

    Wind of Renewal is a social cooperative in Greece founded in 2014 with ten people.

  4. Association of Individual and Organized Recovery in Local Economic Markets

    08 December 2016

    AMELIOR is a French cooperative of street collectors, waste picker recyclers, and second hand sellers which established in 2012.

  5. Consumer cooperative in the Republic of Korea

    01 November 2016

    iCOOP KOREA, a major consumer cooperative in the Republic of Korea is the third cooperative featured in this new series.