News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. Article

    Cooperative Cera Group visits ILO COOP

    01 June 2016

    ILO Coop hosts Belgian cooperative movement representatives to explore areas for collaboration

  2. Our impact, their stories

    Diversity brings prosperity in Northern Sri Lanka

    01 June 2016

    The ILO and Australian government are working to reduce vulnerability and strengthen market networks for Sri Lankan smallholders.

  3. News

    ILO reports on cooperative approach to care

    25 March 2016

  4. COOP Champions

    Emanuela Pozzan, ILO Regional Office for Arab States

    08 December 2015

    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.

  5. News

    ILO’s Cooperatives Unit launches co-op timeline

    02 December 2015

  6. News

    How can co-operatives contribute to the future of work?

    09 November 2015

  7. © Evan Schneider / UN 2020

    Cooperatives and refugees

    How workers' cooperatives can help tackle the refugee crisis

    09 November 2015

    On 8-10 November, an international conference in Turkey discussed, among other issues, ways in which cooperatives can help the growing number of refugees and migrants in today’s world. ILO News spoke with Simel Esim, head of the ILO’s Cooperatives Unit.

  8. © Dominic Chavez/World Bank. 2020

    Cooperatives

    Cooperatives moving into the care economy

    26 October 2015

    An interview with Lenore Matthew from the ILO’s Cooperatives Unit (COOP) and the Gender, Equality and Diversity Branch (GED), who presented new research showing how cooperatives are increasingly providing care for the elderly, people with disabilities and children.

  9. COOP Champions

    Edmund Moshy

    03 August 2015

    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.

  10. International Day of Cooperatives

    Message by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder: “Choose cooperatives, choose equality"

    04 July 2015