News on Social and Solidarity Economy

April 2017

  1. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate No. 3, 26 April 2017

    26 April 2017

    This latest issue of the ILO COOP Newsletter highlights a number of recent events and developments on cooperatives. Among others, it includes an article on a future of work and cooperatives event; presents the work of an ILO colleague working on SSE in Tunisia; and showcases how an Italian social cooperative consortium supports its members.

  2. Cooperatives provide an alternative model for the future of work

    06 April 2017

    On 5 April, the eve of the symposium “Future of Work We Want: A Global Dialogue”, the ILO organized an event on the role of cooperation in a changing world of work.

  3. Italian social cooperatives working together for the benefit of the communities

    04 April 2017

    "Spotlight Interviews with Cooperators" 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. In this issue ILO interviewed Ms Vittoria Burton, Head of Research and Development of Consorzio Copernico in North-West Italy. Prior to joining Consorzio Copernico in 2015, she worked at one of the six cooperatives constituting Consorzio Copernico as Chair and Educational Coordinator from 1997 to 2015.

  4. Karim Toumi, ILO Country Office for Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and Mauritania

    02 April 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.

March 2017

  1. The 8th Edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy

  2. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate No. 2, 21 March 2017

    21 March 2017

    The newsletter includes articles on various events, projects, training and meetings related to the work of the ILO and Cooperatives.

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    Cooperation in a changing world of work: Cooperatives and the Social Economy in the Future of Work

February 2017

  1. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate No. 1, February 2017

    14 February 2017

    The ILO Cooperatives Unit launched its eNewsletter on 1 July 2016, this electronic newsletter replaces the previous paper version. The newsletter includes articles on various events, projects, training and meetings related to the work of the ILO and Cooperatives.

  2. A social enterprise creating job opportunities for migrants and disadvantaged persons in Berlin

    09 February 2017

    "Spotlight Interviews with Cooperators" is a series of interviews with leaders of cooperatives and social and solidarity economy enterprises (SSEEs) from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work with cooperatives and SSEEs. For this issue ILO interviewed Ms Heike Birkhölzer, a founding member and the Chief Executive Officer of the Graefewirtschaft established in 2009 in Berlin, Germany.

January 2017

  1. Memorandum of understanding signed for the development of a social economy policy in South Africa

    30 January 2017