News on Social and Solidarity Economy

September 2023

  1. UNTFSSE 4th Technical Symposium: Advancing the Social and Solidarity Economy in Quebec and Beyond

    29 September 2023

    The United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) is pleased to announce its highly anticipated 4th Technical Symposium, set to convene in Montreal, Quebec from October 2nd to 3rd 2023.

  2. UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) holds its 45th virtual meeting

    28 September 2023

    The meeting, that took place on September 5th, 2023, had 37 participants, including representatives from 6 member organizations and 13 observer organizations.

  3. Room documents concerning statistics of cooperatives and the social and solidarity economy are out

    28 September 2023

  4. The Viet Nam National Assembly adopted the 2023 Cooperative Law at its 5th Session on 20 June 2023

    26 September 2023

    The 2023 Cooperative Law of Viet Nam will replace the 2012 Cooperative Law which had made a positive impact on the development, organization and operation of cooperatives but also revealed some barriers to the development of cooperatives due to emerging challenges in national economic and social development.

  5. ILO sends message for the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the ICA-AP Committee on Women

    19 September 2023

    The event focused on the theme of Gender Equality for a Brighter Future. It was organized by the ICA-AP Committee on Women, as hosted by the Japanese Consumers’ Co-operative Union (JCCU), September 19, 2023.

  6. New study advances the transition of Palestinian informal industry workers through social dialogue

    18 September 2023

    An ILO study has equipped stakeholders and the tripartite partners with evidence-based data and tools to safeguard society, workers, and employers alike in informal economies through collaborative effort in labour market governance and social dialogue. The validation workshop serves as a milestone in the Social Dialogue for Formalization and Employability in the Southern Neighbourhood Region (SOLIFEM) project, co-funded by the European Union and the ILO.

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    United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation: 12 September 2023

    11 September 2023

    The United Nations' Day for South-South Cooperation celebrates the economic, social and political developments made in recent years by regions and countries in the South and highlights United Nations efforts to work on technical cooperation among developing countries. The theme for this year is “Solidarity, Equity and Partnership: Unlocking South-South Cooperation to Achieve the SDGs”.

  8. The ILO and the AU launch calls for expressions of interest for mapping studies on the social and solidarity economy in select countries in Africa

    04 September 2023

  9. Mapping study of the social and solidarity economy in NIGERIA

    04 September 2023

  10. The ILO contributes to the 2023 edition of the Cooperative Law Summer School

    04 September 2023

    This year’s course took place between August 20-30, 2023 in Pula, Croatia and focused on cooperative law and its relationship to the co-operative identity and sustainable development.