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Interview with Helena Almirati: “This law will lead the way if we continue to work day by day so that each chapter doesn’t stand alone”

On December 10, 2019, the Uruguayan House of Representatives approved the Social Solidarity Economy Law in Uruguay, a more than important step in a long road. We spoke with Helena Almirati, member of the Uruguay Solidarity Economy Coordinator, who has been part of the whole process along with the rest of the country’s Social Solidarity …

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RIPESS contributes to GSEF’s policy dialogues in Europe and Latin America

The GSEF Regional Policy Dialogues are organized to promote the exchange of knowledge between policy-makers and key SSE actors. RIPESS has participated in both dialogues with the objective of contributing to the promotion of SSE and bringing the vision of local SSE projects to international fora.

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Progresses and limitations in solidarity economy’s legal recognition in Latin America

On December 3rd and 4th, RIPESS LAC organized the international seminar “Convergence to develop Public Policies Favorable to the Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) and Social Protection Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean”. This event allowed our member to present the study “Study on the SSE Regulatory Frameworks and their Relationship with Social Protection Policies …

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The collaboration between the city of Bamako and RENAPESS: an example for Africa on the co-construction of SSE Public Policies

Cities and the Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) have a decisive role to play in promoting local economic development. This is particularly important in African countries, as noted during the “Second GSEF Africa Policy Dialogue” which took place from April 25th to 26th in Bamako (Mali) and where the Malian SSE Network (RENAPESS) and the African …

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Pact for Impact launches the creation of a Global Alliance for the Social and Inclusive Economy

The international Conference “Pact for Impact” placed the Social and Inclusive Economy at the heart of the international agenda. RIPESS contributed actively to the organisation of the event thus raising the visibility of our approach of SSE to ensure that the voices of the grassroots SSE and the SSE networks are heard.

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RIPESS brings the voice of grassroots SSE organizations at Pact for Impact

Next July 10th and 11th, the international conference Pact for Impact is being held in Paris (France) to place the social and inclusive economy at the heart of the international agenda. RIPESS attends the event to make visible the needs of SSE grassroots organizations and also co-organizes the plenary session “What if the local has …