News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. © Bob Nichols / USDA 2020

    International Day of Cooperatives

    Cooperatives: An old idea, but more relevant than ever in today’s world

    01 July 2016

    Cooperatives are key to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of International Day of Cooperatives.

  2. News

    ILO COOP NewsUpdate Issue No. 1

    01 July 2016

    Newsletter COOP NEWS UPDATE HAS A NEW LOOK! The ILO Cooperatives Unit is pleased to announce new design and format of our newsletter. The newsletter will provide more regular updates on various events, projects, trainings and meetings related to the world of cooperative in general and the work of the ILO COOP Unit in particular.

  3. Our impact, their voices

    Helping Syrian refugees formalize their work status through cooperatives

    26 June 2016

    The ILO is working with agricultural cooperatives to help Syrian refugees obtain work permits during a three-month grace period announced by the government of Jordan, in a further step to improve access of Syrian refugees to the formal labour market.

  4. News

    Regional meeting on cooperative statistics in Lesotho

    24 June 2016

  5. News

    COPAC Coordinator visits ILO COOP

    21 June 2016

  6. News

    A First Step Toward Strengthening Domestic Workers’ Cooperatives in Trinidad and Tobago

    16 June 2016

  7. News

    My.Coop training package rolled out in Mongolia

    16 June 2016

  8. Article

    Recent ILO publications highlighting cooperatives

    10 June 2016

  9. Article

    National voices from the cooperative movement at the International Labour Conference 2016

    03 June 2016

  10. Article

    Global voices from the cooperative movement at the International Labour Conference 2016

    03 June 2016