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Gathering in Latin America: SSE, an ever closer reality here and in the world.

On 22, 23 and 24 November, the #encuentroRIPESSLAC22 “La #EconomíaSolidaria y el #BuenVivir” will be held in #Quito, Ecuador, the centre of the world. This event, organised with a lot of love and effort by RIPESS LAC colleagues, will provide spaces to recognise each other. We will be able to debate, exchange, enjoy, share 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 …

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Advocacy experience of the Bolivian platform with a gender perspective.

In 2005, the first fair trade and solidarity economy coordination was created in Cochabamba in the framework of the International Fair of the city. From that moment on, various alternative economy events were held in both experiences. In 2008, the Solidarity Economy and Fair-Trade Movement (ESYCJ) was finally established. This movement was made up of …

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El Limón, Jalisco, Mexico: Agroecological Municipality.

From the beginning of this process, elements of the Social Solidarity Economy have been involved, which have made this public policy possible. The declaration of El Limón as an agro-ecological municipality is part of a regional movement that arose from the interaction of rural and indigenous farmers, civil society organisations, governmental institutions, traditional authorities, official …

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Advocacy for public policies on social solidarity economy in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The neoliberal period openly declared in the 1990s, flows in the face of a reality of globalisation that capitalises on the deterritorialization of productive processes. This has been made possible by the implementation of policies that have facilitated, as Bourieu (1997) points out, the reduction of labour costs, the reduction of public spending, and the …