News on Social and Solidarity Economy

September 2023

  1. ILO sends message for the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the ICA-AP Committee on Women

    19 September 2023

    The event focused on the theme of Gender Equality for a Brighter Future. It was organized by the ICA-AP Committee on Women, as hosted by the Japanese Consumers’ Co-operative Union (JCCU), September 19, 2023.

  2. New study advances the transition of Palestinian informal industry workers through social dialogue

    18 September 2023

    An ILO study has equipped stakeholders and the tripartite partners with evidence-based data and tools to safeguard society, workers, and employers alike in informal economies through collaborative effort in labour market governance and social dialogue. The validation workshop serves as a milestone in the Social Dialogue for Formalization and Employability in the Southern Neighbourhood Region (SOLIFEM) project, co-funded by the European Union and the ILO.

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    United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation: 12 September 2023

    11 September 2023

    The United Nations' Day for South-South Cooperation celebrates the economic, social and political developments made in recent years by regions and countries in the South and highlights United Nations efforts to work on technical cooperation among developing countries. The theme for this year is “Solidarity, Equity and Partnership: Unlocking South-South Cooperation to Achieve the SDGs”.

  4. The ILO and the AU launch calls for expressions of interest for mapping studies on the social and solidarity economy in select countries in Africa

    04 September 2023

  5. Mapping study of the social and solidarity economy in NIGERIA

    04 September 2023

  6. The ILO contributes to the 2023 edition of the Cooperative Law Summer School

    04 September 2023

    This year’s course took place between August 20-30, 2023 in Pula, Croatia and focused on cooperative law and its relationship to the co-operative identity and sustainable development.

  7. ITCILO Turin conducts Course on the Social and Solidarity Economy

    04 September 2023

    The International Training Centre of the ILO (ITCILO) Turin distant learning course on the social and solidarity economy took place between August 14 and September 8, 2023, with the participation of workers’ organization representatives from the Latin America and the Caribbean Region.

  8. The ILO holds meeting on care provision through cooperatives with global and country level updates

    01 September 2023

    On Wednesday, August 23rd, The ILO’s Cooperative Unit (COOP) and the Gender, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (GEDI) Branch came together with 27 ILO colleagues from headquarters and the field to discuss progress on the initiative Cooperative Care Provision as a Gender-Transformative Decent Work Solution, initially launched in March 2023.

  9. First training of trainers’ workshop on Think.Coop and Start.Coop for the aquaculture sector held in Lima

    01 September 2023

    The ILO and UNIDO organized a regional training of trainers’ workshop on the adaptation of ILO’s Think.Coop and Start.Coop tools to the aquaculture sector in the ILO Office in Lima, Peru, on 21-25 August, 2023.

  10. Raising awareness on the social and solidarity economy in Viet Nam

    01 September 2023

    On August 31st the ILO organized a brown bag meeting to inform UN agencies on the ILC and UN Resolutions concerning the social and solidarity economy and the regional project.