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RIPESS and REAS Euskadi present the Declaration for a Transformative Social and Solidarity Economy

Within the framework of the Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF), RIPESS and REAS Euskadi have launched the Declaration for a Transformative Social and Solidarity Economy. The statement comes when it is the thenth anniversary since the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, the trigger that ignited the biggest financial crisis even known. The outbreak of the financial crisis in September 2008 …

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GSEF 2018: our recommendations

The IV Global Forum of the Social Economy is about to open its doors. From October 1 to 3, Bilbao hosts the GSEF 2018 with the aim of highlighting the Social and Solidarity Economy, in its various expressions, as a viable option for progress and local development. It will be three intense days for all …

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The SDGs and the United Nations High Level Political Forum: how to improve the impact of SSE within the UN process

The United Nations High Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals was established in 2012 to further the implementation of the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda. It convenes in New York every July, with specific SDGs coming up for review. However, the annual process is far more complex than it might at first sight …

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Interview with Béatrice Alain regarding co-construction of public policies in Quebec

5 questions to Béatrice Alain, recently appointed Director of the Chantier de l’économie sociale, to better understand the co-construction of public policies and some SE specificities in Quebec 1/ Could you please introduce the Chantier? The Chantier was created in 1999, and was based on the need for different civil society actors and social economy …

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RIPESS promotes a participatory approach for the co-construction of SSE public policies

Why does RIPESS consider this important? Over the last 30 years or so, SSE has grown all over the world. Sometimes this approach is considered as local development, community development, solidarity economy or social economy. They all have similar approaches, they are community or civil society-led. In many cases, the projects have developed in less …

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