News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. News

    Awareness Training Continues at SADA Women Centre

    17 October 2019

  5. News

    SADA Women’s Cooperative Holds Another Session of Capacity Building Training

    17 October 2019

  6. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No 9, September 2019

    30 September 2019

  7. News

    ILO’s message for the Platform Cooperativism Symposium in Tokyo

    30 September 2019

    ILO Cooperatives Unit Manager sent a video message to the Platform Cooperativism Symposium organized by the Japan Co-operative Alliance in Tokyo.

  8. News

    ILO participates in the 15th World Fair Trade Summit in Lima, Peru

    30 September 2019

    The ILO highlighted the changes in the world of work and underlined the synergies between cooperatives and fair trade towards improving livelihoods of small-scale producers.

  9. News

    Launch of My.Coop Smart

    30 September 2019

    My.Coop Smart, an online self-paced learning tool of My.Coop – Managing your agricultural cooperatives, has been launched.

  10. Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators

    OCB: Promoting and innovating in cooperative enterprises in Brazil

    30 September 2019

    “Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators” is a series of interviews with co-operators from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE). On this occasion, ILO interviewed Mr. João Marcos Silva Martins, Institutional Analyst of the Organization of Brazilian Cooperative (OCB), the national apex organization for the cooperative movement.