News on Social and Solidarity Economy

July 2022

  1. ILO Director-General statement: Cooperatives help build a better world

    01 July 2022

    On International Day of Cooperatives Guy Ryder highlights how cooperatives prioritise people and decent work and contribute to a more sustainable and inclusive future.

June 2022

  1. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate

    30 June 2022

    Every month, the ILO COOP eNewsletter highlights recent news and developments on cooperatives and social and solidarity economy by the ILO and partners.

  2. © Esneyder Gutiérrez Cardona 2022

    Our cooperative has dignified the work of waste pickers

    30 June 2022

    Twenty-two years ago, Martha Elena Iglesias helped found a waster picker cooperative in Colombia called Planeta Verde. Over time, the cooperative has transformed how the local community views waste pickers and a sense of solidarity has developed amongst its members.

  3. Call for expression of interest – national consultant for producing a mapping study on the social and solidarity landscape in Vietnam

    28 June 2022

  4. Call for expression of interest – national consultant for producing a mapping study on the social and solidarity landscape in Mongolia

    28 June 2022

  5. Call for expression of interest – national consultant for producing a mapping study on the social and solidarity landscape in Laos

    28 June 2022

  6. Call for expression of interest – national consultant for producing a mapping study on the social and solidarity landscape in Cambodia

    28 June 2022

  7. ILO holds an orientation session on the Guidelines concerning Statistics of Cooperatives

    20 June 2022

    During the two day orientation session, organized by ILO COOP Unit and the STATISTICS Department, ILO staff, partners and representatives from national advisory committees for the five country case studies discussed the best way forward in implementing the initiative on statistics of cooperatives.

  8. The definition of the social and solidarity economy adopted at the International Labour Conference, receives international accolades

    20 June 2022

    The 110th International Labour Conference adopted a Resolution and Conclusions concerning decent work and the social and solidarity economy (SSE).

  9. South Africa develops its social and solidarity economy

    17 June 2022

    The South African government has embarked on an ambitious programme to develop the social and solidarity economy in the country, with technical support from the International Labour Organization. The social and solidarity economy comprises of entities that pursue social, economic, and environmental objectives in the collective interest of their members and users. Chief Technical Adviser, Kerryn Krige explains.