News on Social and Solidarity Economy

September 2018

  1. ILO’s message for the “Sowing the Seeds: Platform Cooperativism for Asia” Conference in Hong Kong

    28 September 2018

    ILO has sent a video message to the first conference seeking to explore ways in which cooperatives can join the digital economy in Asia.

  2. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No. 9, September 2018

    28 September 2018

  3. ILO shares its work on social economy in the Maghreb at the 11th Convergences World Forum

    27 September 2018

    ILO Algiers Office Director Mr Mohamed Ali Deyahi presented good practices and lessons learned from ILO engagement with the social and solidarity economy (SSE) in the Maghreb at an international forum in Paris.

  4. NeedsMap: Visualizing and matching social needs through an online cooperative platform in Turkey

    12 September 2018

    "Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators" is a series of interviews with cooperators from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work with cooperatives. On this occasion, ILO interviewed Mr Ali Ercan Özgür, one of the founders of "İhtiyaç Haritası" (Needs Map) in Turkey.

August 2018

  1. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No. 8, August 2018

    31 August 2018

  2. Cooperative of Associated Work Planeta Verde: Improving living conditions of waste pickers in Colombia

    23 August 2018

    "Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators" is a series of interviews with cooperators from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work with cooperatives. On this occasion, ILO interviewed Martha Elena Iglesias, a waste picker and the leader of Cooperative of Associated Work Planeta Verde in Colombia.

July 2018

  1. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No. 7, July 2018

    31 July 2018

  2. Cooperatives can play key role in future of work

    17 July 2018

    The potential of cooperatives to play a positive role in shaping the future of work was discussed at a national conference in the Republic of Korea.

June 2018

  1. Redesol - Building sustainable and solidary links among waste pickers in the informal economy in Brazil

    20 June 2018

    "Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators" is a series of interviews with cooperative leaders from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work with cooperatives. For this issue ILO interviewed Ms Sonia Dias, Waste Picker Sector Specialist at Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) on Redesol, a network of cooperatives of waste pickers in Brazil.

May 2018

  1. Exchange of knowledge and experience on SSE public policies for local economic development in Spain

    29 May 2018