ILO's work on cooperatives in the Arab States

  1. News

    ILO DG speaks at a session on the social and solidarity economy at the World Government Summit 2023 session

    15 February 2023

    The session on “How the Social Economy Shapes a Better Future for Humanity” took place on February 12, 2023 at the World Government Summit in Dubai.

  2. COOP Champions

    Younis Sbeih, National Project Officer on Cooperatives for the Cooperative Support Programme (CSP), ILO Ramallah

    01 February 2023

    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.

  3. Press release

    ILO, JCC and partners discuss amendments to cooperative legislation in the country

    27 January 2023

    The proposed modifications to the country’s cooperative law are meant to eventually lead to revised legislation, paving the way for an autonomous, inclusive and self-reliant cooperative movement in Jordan.

  4. News

    ILO PROSPECTS undertakes training workshop for agricultural cooperatives in Lebanon

    20 December 2022

    Under PROSPECTS Lebanon, the ILO organized a 4-day training in Beirut, Lebanon on 5-8 December 2022. The aim of the training was to support selected agricultural cooperatives in Beqaa, Akkar and North-Lebanon, and help them overcome challenges imposed by Lebanon’s on-going financial and economic crises.

  5. News

    Twenty-one trainers complete My. Coop training of trainer’s programme on managing Palestinian agricultural cooperatives

    25 November 2022

    In the framework of the project on “Cooperative Support Programme CSP-OPT” the ILO organized a Training of Trainers on the My.Coop training package on management of agricultural cooperatives.

  6. News

    ILO conducts TOT on child labour with agricultural cooperatives in Jordan

    16 November 2022

    The Training of Trainers (ToT) workshop, conducted on 19-22 October, aimed to build capacities of field trainers, so they can raise awareness on elimination of child labour among agricultural cooperatives.

  7. Cooperatives

    The Occupied Palestinian Territory joins the global community in celebrating International Day of Cooperatives

    06 July 2022

  8. Web page

    What can the social and solidarity economy do for recovery?

    13 June 2022

  9. © Karim Hakim 2023

    The Future of Work Podcast

    What can the social and solidarity economy do for recovery?

    31 May 2022

    One of the better-known forms of solidarity economy activity is the cooperative. These are enterprises that are owned, governed, and run by their members. What are the challenges that cooperatives face to operate well? How can cooperatives contribute to building resilient economies?

  10. News

    Select References - Decent Work & Social and Solidarity Economy

    04 May 2022