ILO's work on cooperatives in the Arab States

  1. Document

    Agenda: Inclusive private sector development in forced displacement contexts

    22 September 2023

  2. News

    The ILO holds meeting on care provision through cooperatives with global and country level updates

    01 September 2023

    On Wednesday, August 23rd, The ILO’s Cooperative Unit (COOP) and the Gender, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (GEDI) Branch came together with 27 ILO colleagues from headquarters and the field to discuss progress on the initiative Cooperative Care Provision as a Gender-Transformative Decent Work Solution, initially launched in March 2023.

  3. Document

    Information note: Inclusive private sector development in forced displacement contexts

    22 August 2023

  4. Event

    Inclusive private sector development in forced displacement contexts

    A technical knowledge-sharing event on engaging and developing the private sector in the humanitarian-development-peace nexus

  5. News

    44th Regular Meeting of The UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE)

    25 July 2023

    The 44th UNTFSSE meeting was held virtually on Tuesday, July 11, 2023. It brought together around 30 participants from seven member (ILO, UNRISD, ECLAC, UNDP, UNDESA, UNCTAD and OECD) and eleven observer organizations (Catalyst2030, CIRIEC, CSEND, EMES, EURICSE, DIESIS, GSEF, Euclid Network, ICA, SSE International Forum, RIPESS).

  6. News

    LO COOP presents and explores collaboration on SSE at KOICA headquarters

    24 July 2023

    On Thursday July 6, ILO COOP had the opportunity to present areas of work and potential for collaboration to staff from Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) at their Headquarters in Seongnam.

  7. News

    Launch of SSE Awareness Raising Package by ILO, ITCILO and UNTFSSE

    24 July 2023

  8. News

    In Lebanon ILO PROSPECTS organizes a business plan competition to select social and solidarity economy entities that will benefit from technical and financial assistance

    26 June 2023

    The business plan competition took place on 19-21 June 2023 with the participation of 37 SSE projects that aim to create decent jobs for vulnerable host communities and Syrian refugees to bring about changes in their communities.

  9. Our impact, their voices

    Shadia and Sahar: How decent work has changed their lives in Jordan

    01 May 2023

    An almost three-year ILO intervention across six cooperatives in Jordan has brought about tangible changes to the lives of thousands Jordanian and Syrian refugee agricultural workers in Jordan. Listen to the words of Shadia and Sahar on the matter.

  10. Project

    Cooperative Support Programme for Palestine (CSP-OPT)

    06 March 2023

    The project aims to enhance employment and livelihood opportunities for Palestinian women and men by activating a supportive institutional, regulatory and promotional environment for autonomous and economically self-reliant cooperatives.