News on Social and Solidarity Economy
ILO’s presentation at the 2nd ICA-AP Cooperative Registrars’ Forum
25 April 2019
The Director of the ILO Country Office for Viet Nam participated in the 2nd International Co-operative Alliance – Asia and Pacific (ICA-AP) Cooperative Registrars’ Forum held in Ho Chi Minh city, Viet Nam to present ILO’s work on statistics of cooperatives.
Call for expression of interest: Consultants database on cooperative and social and solidarity economy (SSE) development
23 April 2019
John Bliek, Enterprises Specialist at ILO Office for the Andean Countries
18 April 2019
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.
ILO’s participation in a public seminar on economic democracy and worker cooperatives in Ireland
09 April 2019
ILO participates in a dialogue with trade unions, cooperatives and academics in Ireland and the UK on the potential of worker cooperatives in advancing economic democracy and decent work in the context of the future of work.
ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No 3, March 2019
29 March 2019
Strengthening cooperatives in Jordan to improve livelihoods and advance decent work for Jordanian workers and Syrian refugees
28 March 2019
Drawing on the earlier work and pilot interventions, the ILO will further strengthen cooperatives in Jordan within the framework of a new Dutch-funded project on advancing decent work for Jordanian workers and Syrian refugees in the agriculture sector.
GSEF: Promoting the social and solidarity economy for human-centred development
28 March 2019
“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, ILO interviewed Ms Laurence Kwark, Secretary General of the Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF), an international association of local governments and civil society networks engaged in the promotion of the SSE as a means of achieving inclusive and sustainable local development. GSEF is also one of the observers of the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on SSE (UNTFSSE) that is currently chaired by the ILO.
The 10th Edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy – A human-centred agenda for the future of work
Towards building a coherent strategy of cooperative development in the Andean Region
27 March 2019
The ILO has been engaging with cooperatives and rural producers’ organizations in the Andean Region with a view to developing a coherent strategy on cooperative development for decent work in selected countries.
ILO shares its message for a parallel event at the 63rd CSW on empowering women in waste management
19 March 2019
ILO has sent a video message for a parallel event to the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) on cooperative ways to empower informal women workers in waste management chains.