26 June 2017
The 106th ILC adopted the Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation, 2017 (No. 205) which includes reference to the role of cooperatives and other social economy initiatives.
23 June 2017
On June 1st, the ILO participated and presented in the "Conference on the Role of the Social and Solidarity Economy in Reducing Social Exclusion" in Budapest on the institution's ongoing work on social and solidarity economy.
20 June 2017
13 June 2017
Jean Louis Bancel, the recently elected Cooperatives Europe President, participated in the 106th International Labour Conference representing the International Cooperative Alliance. ILO COOP talked with Jean Louis who is also the President of Credit Cooperative, a cooperative bank in France, and the President of Coop France. Below are highlights from that conversation ranging from the relation between cooperatives and the social economy to the changing world of work.
12 June 2017
On the second day of the 106th International Labour Conference, the COOP Unit was invited to make a presentation to the African government group on the relevance of cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises with regard to the main topics of discussion at the conference.
05 June 2017
COOP Champions features ILO colleagues from around the world working on cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises. It highlights their contributions, and shares highlights of their experiences, current work, and future aspirations.
30 May 2017
This latest issue of the ILO COOP Newsletter highlights a number of recent events and developments on cooperatives.
29 May 2017
"Spotlight Interviews with Cooperators" is a series of interviews with cooperative leaders from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work with cooperatives. For this issue ILO interviewed Ms Veronica Farrugia, Manager and Trail Coordinator of Koperattiva Rurali Manikata (KRM) in Malta, who has been with the cooperative for 10 years.
26 April 2017
This latest issue of the ILO COOP Newsletter highlights a number of recent events and developments on cooperatives. Among others, it includes an article on a future of work and cooperatives event; presents the work of an ILO colleague working on SSE in Tunisia; and showcases how an Italian social cooperative consortium supports its members.