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Gathering in Latin America: SSE, an ever closer reality here and in the world.

On 22, 23 and 24 November, the #encuentroRIPESSLAC22 “La #EconomíaSolidaria y el #BuenVivir” will be held in #Quito, Ecuador, the centre of the world. This event, organised with a lot of love and effort by RIPESS LAC colleagues, will provide spaces to recognise each other. We will be able to debate, exchange, enjoy, share and …

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Creating Convergence Spaces for SSE Community Builders Asian Solidarity Economy Forum

The Asian Solidarity Economy Forum (ASEF) which began in 2007, aims to provide a platform for organizations and enterprises in Asia to share their social solidarity economy (SSE) initiatives that prioritize people and planet over profit. SSE is a viable pathway to sustainable development, particularly in the rebuilding of economies in the context, and the …

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International organizations and policy makers affirm the historic momentum around the Social and Solidarity Economy

A High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) side-event that took place on July 5th discussed the role of the social and solidarity economy in building back better and promoting sustainable development. It was organized by RIPESS Intercontinental, in partnership with the United Nations Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) and the governments of France, Spain …

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The 110th International Labour Conference comes to an end with the SSE in the spotlight

RIPESS Intercontinental attended the 110th International Labour Conference as an observer for the last two weeks, having been the organisation that officially introduced the SSE at the ILO in 2009. RIPESS welcomed the choice of the Governing body the International Labour Office, to hold the General Discussion on the topics of SSE and Decent Work …

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Towards the strengthening of SSE ecosystems at all levels: Co-construction of public policies for the promotion of SSE, and advocacy strategies and tools from local to global.

On Tuesday 14th of December, RIPESS members and other SSE actors from around the world got together to exchange on advocacy strategies and collaboration with local, national and international policymakers for co-constructing public policies to strengthen SSE ecosystems around the world. The Director of the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation, Carme Gual, together with Shigeru …

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RIPESS calls for local governments to establish SSE as the development model in GSEF 2021

RIPESS and its continental SSE network members, in cooperation with the most relevant SSE organisations and International organisations,  were actively involved and fully mobilised for the  Global Social Economy Forum 2021,  which took place on site in Mexico and online from the 4th to the 8th of October. In addition to participating in the opening and other plenary …