Ripess News


RIPESS involvement in the 4th LED World Forum: contribution of the SSE to Local Development and SDGs

The 4th Global Meeting on Local Economic Development (LED) was held in Praia, Cabo Verde, from 17 to 20 October 2017. The theme of this year’s meeting is: Local Economic Development as a comprehensive framework to localize the Sustainable Development Goals: addressing rising inequalities. The theme of the event is totally aligned with a recent …


Global strategies and local inspiration for the RIPESS annual Board Meeting in Barcelona

From October 23 to October 25 the Board members of RIPESS held their yearly face-to-face meeting in Barcelona. The political situation may well be unsatable, but Barcelona has also proved to be a very prolific place for Social Solidarity Economy the recent years. The 3-day Board meeting took place in the premises of an innovative …


RIPESS, an active member of the new Advisory Group of the UN SSE Taskforce

We are pleased to announce that the UN Interagency Taskforce on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) agreed on August 31th to formally recognize an Advisory Group (AG) of SSE Observer organisations. As of today, it includes 5 organizations of the 10 previously mandated organisations: SSE International Forum Global Fund for Cities Development – FMDV Global …