Denison Jayasooria

TAPPING POTENTIAL OF SSE FOR SDGS

The Asia Solidarity Economy Council (ASEC) hosted a workshop on “Social Solidarity Economy & SDGs, Tapping the potential” at the Asian Pacific People Forum on Sustainable development on March 26, 2018 at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (Full programme here). About 20 people from various CSOs from eleven Asian countries gathered at this session which was …

Elise Pierrette Memong Meno

Challenges of the new SSE Parliamentary Network in Cameroon

As a result of the collaboration between RESSCAM (Social and Solidarity Economy National Network of Cameroon) and the parliamentarians, the Social and Solidarity Economy Parliamentarians Network (the KEY) was officially launched in November 2017*. This is an important step forward for SSE in Cameroon, one in which we should rejoice and also ensure that its …

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A feminist economy: a prerequisite for solidarity economy. Report on the 3rd RIPESS webinar on Women and SSE

Four feminist speakers, all practitioners and experts in SSE from very different backgrounds shared their reflections with us on the feminist economy from a gender perspective on SSE in this third webinar of the RIPESS open group on Women and SSE. Here is some feedback on their interventions. Firstly we wish to thank the thirty …

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RIPESS at the WSF2018: Promoting the Convergence of Social and Solidarity Economy Movements

The World Social Forum 2018, will be held from March 13 to 17, 2018, in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, where several members of RIPESS LAC will be attending, as well as members from RIPESS Europe and XES, who will be presenting the Thematic Social Forum on Economies of Change, which is planned to be held …

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Raising the voice of SSE in Public Policies at the GSEF Policy Dialogues in Asia and Europe

Since 2013 GSEF, as a regional platform for promoting the co-construction of Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) public policies, has been hosting annual Policy Dialogue meetings. In 2017, RIPESS was present at both the Asian and European gatherings. The fourth GSEF Asian Policy dialogue took place in Seoul in June 30 – July 31 2017. …

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The call for proposals for GSEF 2018 is open until February 28th

The call for proposals for the 4th edition of the Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF) is open until February 28th, 2018. RIPESS, as a close partner of GSEF, warmly encourages you to participate. The Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF) is an international network that brings together regional and local governments, Social Economy agents, civil society, …

Yvon Poirier

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 …