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A charter for equality between women and men in SSE

17/02/2017

The women of Quebec present a draft Charter to the Chantier de l’économie sociale. Equality between women and men as a condition for the successful development of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) is a theme that has led several groups to take action and address the challenges of current inequalities. Accordingly, it would be highly recommended for all networks working… Read more »


An intercontinental partnership between CECI, RENAPESS, ORFED and Quartiers du Monde

23/01/2017

At a first meeting, on 19 January 2017, CECI, RENAPESS, ORFED and Quartiers du Monde shared their actions, programs and agendas with the aim of identifying how to collaborate together. By taking advantage of the respective strengths and supporting the ESS from a gender perspective, they will jointly reflect on a common program to formalize… Read more »


strengthening relationship with INAISE, a new working group on financing for SSE is born

12/12/2016

Last December 9, the Leading Group on SSE organised a meeting to set up a working group to prepare documents and position papers, including preparing an international conference, possibly in 2018. Yvon poirier, Vice-coordinator of Ripess, attended the meeting (held in Paris) by phone. RIPESS will share different documents written in the last years and… Read more »


Ripess joined the UN Taskforce meeting in Rome: SSE as a means to implement the SDGs

28/11/2016

Judith Hitchman, president of Urgenci, and Yvon Poirier, vice coordinator of RIPESS, participated in the Symposium on SSE AS A MEANS TO IMPLEMENT THE SDGs. This objective of the meeting was to share knowledge and thoughts about the future Action plan the Taskforce will adopt in 2017. The Position statement paper “Realizing the 2030 Agenda through Social and… Read more »


RIPESS SEARCHES FOR A MANAGER IN COMMUNICATION AND TRANSLATION part-time based in Barcelona

27/10/2016

The RIPESS Board of Directors members met on last September in Montreal, and validated the need to recruit a Manager in Communication and Translation trilingual (english, spanish and french) to both enhance the visibility of RIPESS as regards international (internal and external) communication and support the work of the Executive Secretary, based in Barcelona. Read the… Read more »


THE SSE IN THE NEW URBAN AGENDA! – HABITAT III QUITO, 17 – 20 October 2016

26/10/2016

The third United Nations Conference on housing and sustainable urban development (HABITAT III) took place in Quito, Ecuador, between the 17th and 20th of October, 2016, and welcomed more than 30 000 participants. Several members of RIPESS LAC were present, and carried our collective message forward in various side events. Solidarity economy is highly relevant… Read more »


COP 22 “The COP for action” – Marrakech, Morocco – 6 to 18 November 2016

26/10/2016

The 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP22) will be held in Marrakech from 7 to 18 November 2016. The COP22 will take over the COP21 in which significant progress was made. It should be part of the actions to take after the different priorities… Read more »


The SSE will be represented at The Development Evaluation Week held by the The African Development Bank (AfDB), Abidjan, Ivory Coast from 7 to November 10, 2016

26/10/2016

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will host the 2016 Development Evaluation Week from November 7-10, 2016 at its Headquarters in Abidjan about :  “Accelerate the transformation of Africa – Best practices and strategies for development practitioners”.  The aim of Evaluation Week is to improve the effectiveness of development work across the continent.) The Development Evaluation… Read more »

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