News on Social and Solidarity Economy

May 2022

  1. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate

    27 May 2022

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

  2. The ILO COOP Manager discusses appraising evidence on social and solidarity economy to ILO Constituents

    27 May 2022

    The session took place on May 19 at an ILO workshop on evidence-based policy making for decent work with the participation of 34 Constituents from 23 countries.

  3. Tunisia develops its social and solidarity economy

    26 May 2022

    In Tunisia, the ILO is working to develop the social and solidarity economy, particularly for young people and women in rural areas. Projects include JEUN’ESS, funded by the European Union and FORTER'ESS funded by the government of Canada. ILO project officer, Youssef Belhassen Fennira, explains.

  4. Materials on “Decent Work and the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)” now available from the ILO

    26 May 2022

  5. Exchanges with the international cooperative movement on the ILO’s Promotion of Cooperatives Recommendation and the ILC discussion on decent work and the social and solidarity economy

    17 May 2022

    On May 13, 2022 the International Cooperative Alliance organized an event that brought together cooperators and the ILO to reflect on the outcomes of the 33rd World Cooperative Congress, the relevance of the ILO’s Promotion of Cooperatives Recommendation and the upcoming general discussion on “Decent work and the social and solidarity economy (SSE) at the 110th International Labour Conference.

  6. The UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) held its 39th regular meeting

    17 May 2022

    The 39th UNTFSSE meeting was held virtually on 11 May 2022. It brought together 45 participants from six member organizations (ILO, UNRISD, UNDESA, UNCTAD, ESCAP and OECD), twelve observer organizations (CIRIEC, EMES, EURICSE, DIESIS, GSEF, Euclid Network, Social Economy Europe, SSE International Forum, RIPESS, CSEND, EESC and ICA) and three resource persons.

  7. ILO and UNTFSSE participate at Catalysing Change Week 2022

    17 May 2022

    The Director of the Enterprises Department of the ILO and Chair of the UN Task Force on the Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE), Mr Vic Van Vuuren has participated in the Catalysing Change Week 2022, an international event to unlock and accelerate the potential of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE).

  8. ILO and UNTFSSE participation in the conference “Social economy, the future of Europe”

    10 May 2022

    Organized in Strasburg on 5-6 May, the event brought together more than 2,000 social economy stakeholders of Europe and beyond.

  9. Select References - Decent Work & Social and Solidarity Economy

    04 May 2022

April 2022

  1. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate

    29 April 2022

    Every month, the ILO COOP eNewsletter highlights recent news and developments on cooperatives and the wider social and solidarity economy.