News, stories and statements on cooperatives

  1. ILO COOP 100 Interview

    ILO COOP 100 Interview with Mounir Kleibo, Representative of the International Labour Organization in Jerusalem

    19 November 2020

    Established in March 1920, the ILO’s Cooperatives Unit marks its Centenary in 2020. On this occasion, the ILO COOP 100 Interview series features past and present ILO colleagues and key partners who were closely engaged in the ILO's work on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE). The interviews reflect on their experience and contributions in the past and shares their thoughts on the future of cooperatives and the SSE in a changing world of work.

  2. News

    ILO COOP provides a message celebrating ICA Asia Pacific Region for their 60th anniversary

    13 November 2020

    Established in 1960, ICA AP is the Asia Pacific office of the International Cooperative Alliance that unites, develops & promotes cooperative enterprises worldwide. In her message of congratulations, ILO COOP manager Simel Esim provided examples of ways ILO and ICA AP office collaborated across the years.

  3. News

    ILO E-news Special Issue for ILO COOP 100 Symposium

    12 November 2020

  4. News

    ILO contributes a message on cooperatives at the Urban and Rural Development Week of EXPO2020 Dubai

    09 November 2020

  5. News

    On the occasion of ILO COOP Centennial, APCE presents a selection of 12 articles that have shaped our understanding of cooperatives and wider social and solidarity economy

    06 November 2020

  6. Article

    Supporting the cooperative movement in Jordan

    04 November 2020

    Steering Committee for the Jordan Cooperative Development Strategy holds meeting with ILO to discuss strategy development and way forward.

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    ILO COOP Chiefs across time

    03 November 2020

    This page provides bibliographies of the chiefs and heads of the ILO's Cooperatives Unit since its establishment in 1920.

  8. News

    ILO COOP eNews - October issue

    30 October 2020

  9. News

    The ILO chaired a session on civil and public initiatives to consolidate the SSE at the GSEF Global Virtual Forum

    29 October 2020

  10. ILO COOP 100 Interview

    ILO COOP 100 Interview with Colombia Pérez Muñoz, Director of the Institute of Social Economy and Co-operativism INDESCO - Cooperative University of Colombia

    28 October 2020

    Established in March 1920, the ILO’s Cooperatives Unit marks its Centenary in 2020. On this occasion, the ILO COOP 100 Interview series features past and present ILO colleagues and key partners who were closely engaged in the ILO's work on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy (SSE). The interviews reflect on their experience and contributions in the past and shares their thoughts on the future of cooperatives and the SSE in a changing world of work.