News on Social and Solidarity Economy

May 2019

  1. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No 5, May 2019

    31 May 2019

  2. ILO constituents in Moldova look into the potential of cooperative enterprises

    30 May 2019

    ILO COOP Unit Manager took part in the consultations with the ILO constituents and partners in identifying needs and opportunities toward cooperative action in rural and informal economies.

  3. Siôn Whellens: Incubating worker cooperatives in the changing world of work

    29 May 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 Mr Siôn Whellens, a member of Calverts, the London branding, design and print cooperative; a cooperative business adviser at Principle Six, a development partnership on worker and community cooperatives; and a co-founder of Worker Coop Solidarity Fund.

  4. Co-ops and the Global Commission on the Future of Work: Q&A with Simel Esim How are co-operatives responding to the world of work challenges?

    01 May 2019

April 2019

  1. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No 4, April 2019

    30 April 2019

  2. Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy? International Conference

  3. ILO and International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) Joint Conference on Cooperatives and the Future of Work

  4. Strengthening institutional capacities on social and solidarity economy development in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

    29 April 2019

    The ILO initiative aims to improve economic and social rights and conditions for the Palestinian population through cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE).

  5. Centre for Co-operative Studies: Building a solid knowledge base on the cooperative business model

    29 April 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 Bridget Carroll, a lecturer and researcher at the Centre for Co-operative Studies in Ireland.

  6. 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.