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Participation of RIPESS’ members at the WSF of Transformative Economies

RIPESS Intercontinental and its members from different continents will be at the World Social Forum of Transformative Economies (WSFTE), organizing different continental and intercontinental virtual activities. The meetings are held from June 25 to July 1, in parallel to the WSFTE program. To facilitate participation, we share the agenda centralizing all the information; this article …

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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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1st Policy Dialogue on SSE in the Latin American and Caribbean, December 9th 2019, Itzapalapa (Mexico)

This first Political Dialogue in LAC will take place in sessions co-organized by GSEF and the Organization of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) during the 19th Conference of the International Observatory of Participatory Democracy (IOPD) to be held in Iztapalapa, Mexico. The event aims to achieve a better understanding of the role of the …