ILO scholarship for ICA-AP Regional Cooperative Research Conference

News | 01 June 2017
ILO is supporting one scholarship for the 12th International Cooperative Alliance - Asia and Pacific Regional Cooperative Research Conference in Seoul, Republic of Korea that will take place from November 11 to 12, 2017. The theme of the Conference is: “Cooperatives: The key solution for Social Innovation”.

The scholarship will be given to the best submission on a world of work topic and cover the costs of travel and board (economy roundtrip ticket and room and board for the duration of the conference). The choice of topics should be around the theme of the conference and in areas relating to cooperatives and labour laws (legislation, compliance, regulation, statistics), organization forms (trade unions, employers’ organizations), employment creation (decent work, youth, gender, value chains), transformation (formalizing workers in the informal economy, enterprise restructuring and labour in transition economies), and social concerns (social protection, social dialogue, child labour, forced labour).

Submissions from the Global South, Arab States, and lesser represented countries in the research conference will be especially encouraged.

All abstract should be sent by 28 July 2017 to Mr Ashok Kumar Taneja, a Secretary of ICA-AP Committee on Cooperative Research at A committee of eminent researchers will decide on papers to be presented from among the abstracts received and the scholarship awardee.