News on Social and Solidarity Economy

November 2023

  1. Interview with Ekaterina Dimitrova, Project Manager, Monnaie Léman, Geneva, Switzerland

    20 November 2023

    “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 soli-darity economy (SSE). On this occasion, the ILO interviewed Ekaterina Dimitrova, Project Manager, Monnaie Léman, Geneva, Switzerland.

  2. UNTFSSE receives award for supporting Member States adopt a UNGA resolution on the SSE

    20 November 2023

    UNTFSSE Co-chair Chantal Line Carpentier from UNCTAD attended the Catalyst 2030 Awards for systemic change ceremony on Wednesday 8 November at Spencer House in London.

  3. ILO highlights the relevance of ILO and UN Resolutions on the social and solidarity economy at a European Congress in San Sebastián

    14 November 2023

    ILO Assistant Director-General for Jobs and Social Protection, Mia Seppo, intervened in the high-level panel on the "Plan of Action on Social Economy and the UN Resolution on Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE): tools for scaling up the Social Economy", stressing the role of the social economy in promoting more inclusive growth.

October 2023

  1. Interview with Marie-Josée Paquette General Director of the Quebec Council of Co-operation and Mutualism (CQCM)

    27 October 2023

    “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, the ILO interviewed Marie-Josée Paquette General Director of the Quebec Council of Co-operation and Mutualism (CQCM) in Quebec.

  2. Interview with Yvon Poirier, Special advisor on advocacy and governance at the Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of Social Solidarity Economy (RIPESS)

    20 October 2023

    “Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators” is a series of interviews with co-operators from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths in the course of their work on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE). On this occasion, the ILO interviewed Yvon Poirier, who has assumed different roles in the Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of Social Solidarity Economy (RIPESS) over the last two decades.

  3. Interview with Beatrice Alain, General Director of the Chantier de l'économie sociale in Quebec

    18 October 2023

    “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, the ILO interviewed Beatrice Alain, General Director of the Chantier de l'économie sociale in Quebec.

  4. International Conference of Labour Statisticians discusses statistics of cooperatives and the social and solidarity economy (SSE)

    18 October 2023

    The progress on testing of the Guidelines concerning Statistics of Cooperatives and the roadmap on developing guidelines for statistics of the SSE were presented and discussed on October 16, 2023 during the 21st International Conference of Labour Statisticians.

  5. UNTFSSE marks the 10th Anniversary of the SSE Law in Quebec, Canada

    11 October 2023

    The 10th anniversary of the Social Economy Law of Quebec was celebrated at the National Assembly in Quebec City with the participation of UN agency representatives, OECD and international dignitaries.

  6. UNTFSSE 4th Technical Symposium: Advancing the Social and Solidarity Economy in Quebec and Beyond

    11 October 2023

    On October 2-3, 2023, the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) attended its highly anticipated 4th Technical Symposium, in Montreal, Canada.

  7. Social and Solidarity Economy Specialist

    09 October 2023

    Grade: P4 Vacancy no.: RAPS/5/2023/ENTERPRISES/02 Application deadline (midnight Geneva time): 6th November 2023