News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. News

    ILO shares its orientation tool on coops with indigenous women entrepreneurs at WIPO training

    18 November 2019

  2. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No 10, October 2019

    31 October 2019

  3. News

    ILO participates in the Forum on Cooperative Platforms in Paris

    30 October 2019

    A representative from ILO Cooperatives Unit participated in a panel on positive externalities that can be brought by emerging cooperative platforms.

  4. News

    African cooperative leaders share their observations on the 10th ILO-JCCU Study Tour

    30 October 2019

    African cooperative leaders visited Japanese cooperatives and exchanged knowledge and practices in improving members’ livelihoods and addressing various development challenges in the changing world of work.

  5. News

    ILO contributes to the deliberation on the alliance between unions and cooperatives in the US

    30 October 2019

    ILO Cooperatives Unit Manager provided a video message as a keynote to the Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy in the US on how trade unions and cooperatives can work together to promote decent work for all.

  6. News

    ILO presents international trends on worker cooperative development at the 2019 Co-op IMPACT Conference in Washington

    30 October 2019

    An ILO official participated in a panel on the scalability of the worker cooperative model and presented international trends and good practices on worker cooperative development.

  7. News

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

    29 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.

  8. News

    ILO provides a message for the 5th Brazilian Meeting of Researchers on Cooperativism

    23 October 2019

    ILO Cooperatives Unit sent a video message to the research conference organized by Sistema OCB, the national apex organization for the Brazilian cooperative movement.

  9. News

    Cooperatives support recovery efforts from Typhoon Hagibis in Japan

    22 October 2019

    Cooperatives are supporting the efforts to recover from Typhoon Hagibis that caused tremendous damage in central and northern Japan.

  10. News

    ILO participates in a meeting on platform cooperatives in Brussels

    21 October 2019

    The ILO Cooperatives Unit Manager reflected on how to ensure workers’ rights in the platform economy, including through cooperative worker ownership of digital platforms.