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RAESS, moving forward on the Social Solidarity Economy pathway in Cameroon

Last August, a configuration session was held between RESSCAM (ESS Cameroon), member of the African Network of the Social Solidarity Economy (RAESS) and the Municipal Council of the commune of Galim. In the department of Bamboutos, in the Western region of Cameroon, in the presence of the mayor himself, Mr. TSHOUONGANG Elie Saker. In Cameroon, …

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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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Towards the strengthening of SSE ecosystems at all levels: Co-construction of public policies for the promotion of SSE, and advocacy strategies and tools from local to global.

On Tuesday 14th of December, RIPESS members and other SSE actors from around the world got together to exchange on advocacy strategies and collaboration with local, national and international policymakers for co-constructing public policies to strengthen SSE ecosystems around the world. The Director of the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation, Carme Gual, together with Shigeru …

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How SSE initiatives contribute to achieving the SDGs in the post-Covid context

  MESSAGE FROM OUR JOINT COORDINATION   RIPESS participated in the RIO+20 meeting in 2012 when the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) process was launched. From 2012 to 2015, we advocated for the inclusion of Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) in the SDGs by showing how SSE can provide an inclusive way forward towards their implementation. The …

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RIPESS calls for local governments to establish SSE as the development model in GSEF 2021

RIPESS and its continental SSE network members, in cooperation with the most relevant SSE organisations and International organisations,  were actively involved and fully mobilised for the  Global Social Economy Forum 2021,  which took place on site in Mexico and online from the 4th to the 8th of October. In addition to participating in the opening and other plenary …

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Webinar: “Strengthening Youth Perspectives in SSE – Perspectives Jeun’ESS”

The African Network for Social and Solidarity Economy (RAESS) was established in October 2010 in Morocco with national networks and movements from 13 African countries. The headquarters of RAESS was transferred to Bamako after its 3rd continental meeting in 2016. There are currently 17 member countries and observatories. Strengthening youth and women’s initiatives in SSE …

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RIPESS 2021-2023 strategic orientations: Strengthening SSE solutions and Advocating for a more transformative impact

SSE grassroots networks and their members across all continents are playing a key role in overcoming the Covid19 challenges and showing their resilience and capacity to innovate. The challenge we are now facing is not how to build back pre-Covid socioeconomic structures, but rather how to build an alternative model of development, driven by the …