United Nations Observance of the International Day of Cooperatives

July 11, 2016

UN Headquarters, New York, from 1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. EST

Sonia Dias, WIEGO’s Waste Sector Specialist, will be speaking in a discussion on “Creating Decent Jobs Through Cooperative Enterprises for the Future World of Work”. This will be used as an opportunity to share reflections on the potential of cooperatives with regards to the social and solidarity economy, based on Sonia’s on-the-ground work. She will also be highlighting the challenges facing cooperative organizing and sustainable development.

For more on this event and to view the full schedule, please visit the 2016 International Day of Cooperatives web page.