News on Social and Solidarity Economy

September 2022

  1. The ILO Director-General Guy Ryder celebrated the successes of his colleagues in Africa

    09 September 2022

    The Director General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) ended this Wednesday, September 7, 2022, a 48-hour visit to Côte d'Ivoire that allowed him to bid farewell to Africa after ten years at the head of the institution.

  2. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate

    01 September 2022

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

August 2022

  1. The African Union holds a Consultative Meeting of Civil Society Organizations on its draft Ten-Year Strategy on the Social and Solidarity Economy and its Implementation Plan (2023-2033)

    31 August 2022

    The Consultative Meeting took place on 24th-25th August 2022 in Windhoek, Namibia with the participation of representatives of cooperatives, associations, and international organizations. ILO participated in the meeting with a presentation on the ILC Resolution concerning decent work and the social and solidarity economy.

  2. Martin Gasser, Senior Programme Officer at the Sustainable Enterprises and Economies Programme at the ITCILO Turin

    29 August 2022

    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.

July 2022

  1. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate

    31 July 2022

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

  2. Member States strongly support tabling a resolution on Social and Solidarity Economy for Sustainable Development at the United Nations General Assembly

    29 July 2022

    During the side-event “Role of Social and Solidarity Economy in achieving the SDGs: Potential General Assembly Resolution,” Member States recognized the role of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) in contributing to the attainment of Agenda 2030 and expressed support for advancing a proposal for a UN General Assembly Resolution on SSE for sustainable development.

  3. ILO participates in the conference “Social Economy: Primacy of People”

    29 July 2022

    The first event of the Monitoring Committee of the Luxembourg Declaration under the Italian Presidency took place in Trento at the presence of national, European and international organizations’ representatives.

  4. ILO provides a platform for policy dialogue to accelerate the development of social enterprises in Malaysia

    27 July 2022

    The webinar provided a policy platform to explore ways to strengthen the social enterprise ecosystem in Malaysia, including an overview of global, regional and national trends, presentation of the recently launched Malaysia Social Entrepreneurship Blueprint (SEMy 2030) and sharing of good practices.

  5. UNTFSSE special meeting on operationalizing the action plan 2022-2024

    14 July 2022

    The UN Inter-Agency Task Force on the Social and Solidarity Economy organized a virtual meeting to discuss recent milestones and future joint work.

  6. Boosting Social Enterprise Development in Malaysia