News on Social and Solidarity Economy

February 2018

  1. ILO presented at a public hearing in the European Parliament on the role of the social economy in shaping the future of work

    12 February 2018

    “The SSE presents itself as a viable solution to recent crises”, said Vic Van Vuuren, Director of the ILO Enterprises Department, at a public hearing on the role of the social economy in shaping the future of work organized at the European Parliament.

  2. Interview with Trebor Scholz – connecting cooperatives to the future of work, digitally

    09 February 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 Professor Trebor Scholz from The New School, a scholar and an activist who developed the concept of “platform cooperativism”.

January 2018

  1. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate No.1, January 2018

    31 January 2018

    This latest issue of the ILO COOP Newsletter highlights a number of recent events and developments on cooperatives and other SSE enterprises.

December 2017

  1. Tripartite conference in Tunisia on the role of Social and Solidarity Economy as a bridge to the formal economy

    15 December 2017

  2. Elective session on cooperatives in rural areas in the Academy on Rural Development

    14 December 2017

  3. Reflecting on the efficiency of Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) at the 8th Mont Blanc Meetings

    13 December 2017

November 2017

  1. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate No.10, November 2017

    30 November 2017

    This latest issue of the ILO COOP Newsletter highlights a number of recent events and developments on cooperatives.

  2. Sandra Yu, ILO DWT Bangkok

    29 November 2017

    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.

  3. Japan Workers’ Co-operative Union: Contributing to job creation and local community development through associated work

    28 November 2017

    "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 Mr Osamu Nakano, a board member and Chief of International Relation Unit of Japan Workers’ Co-operative Union (JWCU).

  4. The 2017 edition of the ITC ILO Gender Academy includes an elective and a master course touching upon cooperatives

    27 November 2017