International Day of Cooperatives
Statement by the ILO Deputy Director-General for Policy for the International Day of Cooperatives - 3 July 2021
03 July 2021
Around the pandemic cooperatives, and other social and solidarity economy institutions have stepped up to support their members and communities across sectors and regions. In moving forward beyond the pandemic, it will be important that cooperatives are also recognized as economic actors that need to benefit from the financial relief packages. Moreover, they need to be considered as critical partners for the longer term in building more resilient communities and strengthening local economies.
21 April 2021
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.
ILO organizes awareness raising session on the Promotion of Cooperatives Recommendation, 2002 (No. 193)
12 April 2021
Members of the Steering Committee overseeing the development of a national strategy for the cooperative movement in Jordan and representatives from the Ministry of Economy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) participated in an awareness-raising session on Promotion of Cooperatives Recommendation, 2002 (No. 193) on April 8, 2021.
25 February 2021
On February 18, 2021, the Steering Committee for the Jordan Cooperative Development Strategy held its second meeting to discuss the draft strategy development and way forward.
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.
04 November 2020
Steering Committee for the Jordan Cooperative Development Strategy holds meeting with ILO to discuss strategy development and way forward.
03 November 2020
This page provides bibliographies of the chiefs and heads of the ILO's Cooperatives Unit since its establishment in 1920.
Thirty-one trainers complete My.Coop training of trainers programme on managing agricultural cooperatives in Jordan
23 October 2020
A virtual ceremony was held marking the end of the online training course for participants in Jordan.
Technical Webinar: The role of cooperatives and social and solidarity economy organizations in forced displacement contexts
With the aim of highlighting the role and contributions of cooperatives and SSEOs in forced displacement contexts, the ILO COOP Unit and the PROSPECTS programme are organizing a webinar to allow for interactive discussion between practitioners and project implementers.
25 September 2020
At the webinar organized by 3 EU-funded projects, the Director of the ILO’s Enterprises Department talked about the ILO approach and initiatives related to labour migration and refugee situations including responses through SSE institutions