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CCEDNet Renews Its Membership in RIPESS


The Canadian CED Network (CCEDNet) has been a member of the Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of Social Solidarity (RIPESS) since 2002. Although not involved in the first two International Meetings on the Globalization of Solidarity (Lima, Peru in 1997 and Quebec City in 2001) CCEDNet played a leadership role in planning the 2005 International… Read more »

Euro-African Cooperation Forum on SSE Training, Marrakech, May 2017


The International Forum “Engagement, Citizenship and Development: How to train in the Social and Solidarity Economy” was held in Marrakech from May 22 to 24, attracting 380 participants from 22 countries, 55 universities and 87 SSE organizations.  This three-day event is a project of fruitful Franco-Moroccan cooperation between the Cadi Ayyad University of Marrakech (UCAM)… Read more »

ASEC contributes to the 8th SSE Academy in Seoul, June, 2017


The 8th SSE Academy coorganized by International Labor Organization and the Global Social Economy Forum Secretariat will be held in Seoul on 26-30 June 2017. This ILO Academy is the first edition of such taking place in Asia, and expectations are very high. Seoul under the leadership of Mayor Park Won Soon has become one… Read more »

A Charter for developing Commons of Data and Mapping


One of the earliest such maps was TransforMap, a project with origins in Austria and Germany that is using OpenStreetMap as a platform for helping people identify and connect with alternative economic projects. (…) As the varieties of maps proliferate, there is growing concern that the mapping projects truly function as commons and be capable of sharing… Read more »

5th National Meeting on Social and Solidarity Economy in Chile, May 2017


The 5th National Meeting on Social and Solidarity Economy was held in Santiago de Chile on May 11-12 with the aim of promoting, coordinating and giving visibility to economic initiatives based on alternative models, Integrating knowledge and practices from our traditions, our roots; This was one of the main premise on which many organizations, companies… Read more »

The first West African meeting of agro-ecological actors, Togo, March 2017


We are women and men, farmers, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) activists, agronomists, agro-ecologists, agro-ecology trainers, Food Sovereignty activists, Civil Society actors from 7 different countries in West Africa. We come from Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Senegal and Togo. Over and above the current extraordinary social and economic challenges, our societies are all… Read more »

Mesoamerican and Caribbean Forum on solidarity-based finances, Costa Rica, April 2017


Between April 18th and 19th, the Mesoamerican and Caribbean Forum “Solidarity Finance: an instrument for development” was held in San José, Costa Rica, with the participation of 300 representatives from different sectors of from American and European associations, academia and public institutions. Among the objectives of the forum was to analyze the design of public… Read more »

Launch of Webinar Series: Learning SSE from the Continents, Japan 2017


Starting from June 2017, Pacific Asia Resource Center (PARC) which is a member of ASEC/RIPESS-Asia based in Japan, will host a webinar series “Learning SSE from the Continents“. What is it that comes across between movements in EU, Africa, Latin America, North America, Asia and Japan? In spite of the divers socio-economic situations that these… Read more »