News on Social and Solidarity Economy

October 2022

  1. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate

    03 October 2022

    Every month, the ILO COOP eNewsletter highlights recent news and developments on cooperatives by the ILO and partners.

  2. The Social and Solidarity Economy as an agent of social innovation in Africa

    03 October 2022

    An ILO research report on the contribution of SSE to social innovation in Africa is now available in English and French

September 2022

  1. The global advisory committee of the ILO’s initiative on statistics of cooperatives holds its kick-off meeting

    28 September 2022

    The global advisory committee of the ILO initiative on implementing the Guidelines concerning statistics of cooperatives held its kick-off meeting.

  2. Advancing the 2030 Agenda through the Social and Solidarity Economy

    26 September 2022

    The second position paper of the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy revisits the role of Social and Solidarity Economy in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and calls for a stronger enabling environment and policy framework for SSE.

  3. The ILO Director-General Guy Ryder celebrated the successes of his colleagues in Africa

    09 September 2022

    The Director General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) ended this Wednesday, September 7, 2022, a 48-hour visit to Côte d'Ivoire that allowed him to bid farewell to Africa after ten years at the head of the institution.

  4. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate

    01 September 2022

    Every month, the ILO COOP eNewsletter highlights recent news and developments on cooperatives by the ILO and partners.

August 2022

  1. The African Union holds a Consultative Meeting of Civil Society Organizations on its draft Ten-Year Strategy on the Social and Solidarity Economy and its Implementation Plan (2023-2033)

    31 August 2022

    The Consultative Meeting took place on 24th-25th August 2022 in Windhoek, Namibia with the participation of representatives of cooperatives, associations, and international organizations. ILO participated in the meeting with a presentation on the ILC Resolution concerning decent work and the social and solidarity economy.

  2. Martin Gasser, Senior Programme Officer at the Sustainable Enterprises and Economies Programme at the ITCILO Turin

    29 August 2022

    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.

July 2022

  1. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate

    31 July 2022

    Every month, the ILO COOP eNewsletter highlights recent news and developments on cooperatives by the ILO and partners.

  2. Member States strongly support tabling a resolution on Social and Solidarity Economy for Sustainable Development at the United Nations General Assembly

    29 July 2022

    During the side-event “Role of Social and Solidarity Economy in achieving the SDGs: Potential General Assembly Resolution,” Member States recognized the role of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) in contributing to the attainment of Agenda 2030 and expressed support for advancing a proposal for a UN General Assembly Resolution on SSE for sustainable development.