Events on cooperatives and wider SSE

March 2020

  1. ILO COOP Centenary Launch Webinar

    23 March 2020

    A webinar to launch the 100th Anniversary of the ILO's Cooperatives Unit will be held on the actual date when the decision to establish the Section of Co-operation was adopted during the third session of the ILO's Governing Body in 1920.

December 2019

  1. Launch of the ILO Report "Skills for a greener future: A Global view"

    12 December 2019

    UN Climate Change Conference COP25

  2. The ILO and the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP25

    2 - 13 December 2019

    The twenty-fifth session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP25) organized by Chile, will be held in Madrid on 2-13 December 2019. The ILO will bring to the table the importance of the social and political drivers for a successful and rapid transition into more respectful economies, and will also be presenting the 'Climate Action for Jobs Initiative' an action plan resulted from the Climate Action Summit 2019.

November 2019

  1. The SSE Momentum: Finance for Inclusion and the Future of Work

    18 - 20 November 2019

    This international conference will be organized by the ILO in Trento, Italy from 18 to 20 November 2019 to present the findings from two international research projects on the role of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) and social finance in shaping a future of work. The two projects are funded by the Government of France and the Government of Luxembourg.

October 2019

  1. The ILO SSE Academy in Spain highlights the potential of the SSE in shaping the future of work for all

    14 - 18 October 2019

    The 11th edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) “The Social Economy in the Future of Work”was held in Madrid, Spain from 14 to 18 October 2019 . It brought together over 350 participants from 40 countries, from governments (national, regional and local levels), business and workers’ organizations, international organizations, academics and SSE enterprises and organizations who exchanged experiences, best practices and challenges in promoting decent work and sustainable development through SSE.

  2. The 11th Edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)

    14 - 18 October 2019

September 2019

  1. 10th ILO/JCCU African Cooperative Leaders' Study Tour in Japan

    5 - 14 September 2019

June 2019

  1. Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy? International Conference

    25 - 26 June 2019

  2. ILO and International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) Joint Conference on Cooperatives and the Future of Work

    24 June 2019

  3. The 10th Edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy – A human-centred agenda for the future of work

    3 - 7 June 2019