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Pathways to Asia’s Transformative & Solidarity Economy through ASEAN People’s Forum 2020

The neoliberal market economy remains the mainstream economy in Southeast Asia as it is in many parts of the world. It is geared towards maximizing returns to Finance Capital at the expense of people and the environment, it systematically creates economic inequality and social injustice, and it cannot offer a solution to the debt, climate, …

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SSE Academy: a digital community exchanges on SSE case studies in Asia

As the hype of online meetings have increased since March 2020, ASEC initiated the SSE Online Academy which both delivers lectures from SSE academics and showcases best practices of SSE actors. Officially started on May 2nd 2020 the SSE Online Academy substitutes ASEC’s casual activities which were formerly implemented once a year through their international …

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The role of SSE actors in the post-Covid19 economic and social reconstruction: advocacy for an inclusive public policy

Like all other continents, Africa is experiencing the full impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, which continues to cause decimate families, destabilise our health systems and weaken our respective economies. In reality, no country is spared even if the consequences and real impacts on the people are felt differently. Each country has therefore been organising its …

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Project to strenghten SSE networks in Latin America to increase the capacity for advocacy and co-construction of public policies

Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) is an approach to economic activity that places people, the environment and sustainable development above other interests. It is a holistic way of life that embraces all people in their social relationship and with nature, and takes transcendental values such as equity, justice, fraternity, solidarity, democracy, sustainability and self-management into …

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The role of networks, from the local to the global, in promoting SSE in a post-Covid-19 context

RIPESS, in cooperation with the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation (ACCD), is organising an international webinar on Tuesday 17 November at 3pm (GMT+1) to discuss with RIPESS networks (national, sub-regional and international) the role of networks, from the local to the global, in the promotion of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) in a post-Covid-19 …

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Participation of RIPESS’ members at the WSF of Transformative Economies

RIPESS Intercontinental and its members from different continents will be at the World Social Forum of Transformative Economies (WSFTE), organizing different continental and intercontinental virtual activities. The meetings are held from June 25 to July 1, in parallel to the WSFTE program. To facilitate participation, we share the agenda centralizing all the information; this article …

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1st Policy Dialogue on SSE in the Latin American and Caribbean, December 9th 2019, Itzapalapa (Mexico)

This first Political Dialogue in LAC will take place in sessions co-organized by GSEF and the Organization of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) during the 19th Conference of the International Observatory of Participatory Democracy (IOPD) to be held in Iztapalapa, Mexico. The event aims to achieve a better understanding of the role of the …