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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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RIPESS is looking for allies of the social solidarity economy

For an alternative in a post covid present and future At RIPESS Intercontinental we believe that collective intelligence is one of the solutions to face the economic, social and environmental challenges and crises we are currently experiencing. Through an approach based on human rights and transparency, always together with the participation of civil society and …

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SSE further confirmed as a strategy to achieve the 2030 SDGs

The Project “Advocacy for the promotion of SSE as a strategy to achieve Sustainable Development (SDGs) in the post-COVID-19 context (ACCD-RIPESS)” has helped to revive the hope of social solidarity economy enterprises. COVID-19 has had devastating effects on SSE actors in Africa. This is the case for RAESS members, the vast majority of whom have …

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2021, a year of significant progress

RIPESS accelerated its activities in international political advocacy and in SSE public policies promotion during 2021 thanks to the cooperation agreement signed by RIPESS and the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation in 2020. For the first time since the creation of RIPESS Intercontinental 25 years ago, the network received funding for a structured advocacy and …

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RIPESS participated in the MedTOWN International Seminar on Social Economy and Solidarity

On January 26, 2022, Judith Hitchman, Joint Coordinator of RIPESS, attended MedTOWN International Seminar on Social and Solidarity Economy held online. The debate also included the reflections of Vic van Vuuren (President of UNTFSSE and Director of the Department of Business of the ILO), Amal Chevreau (Policy Analyst at the Social Economy & Innovation Unit, OECD ), and …

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Experiences of political advocacy by the National Coordinating Committee of the Solidarity Economy of Uruguay with a gender perspective.

The Coordinating Committee has taken part in meetings, round tables, seminars, forums, meetings, contributing to the construction from different roles, which has allowed the construction of diagnoses and proposals, producing learning, becoming an instance of training of a political nature. Over time, this has made it possible to generate a platform with common lines of …

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Advocacy experience: Group Network of Solidarity Economy of Peru (GRESP) with a gender focus.

As we commemorate two hundred years of Peruvian independence in 2021, many social organisations have promoted proposals to consider the direction of other economies as a hope for bringing the country out of indicators of poverty, exclusion and inequality that the official proposals have not been able to achieve. Many of these organisations have been …