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The SDGs and the United Nations High Level Political Forum: how to improve the impact of SSE within the UN process

The United Nations High Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals was established in 2012 to further the implementation of the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda. It convenes in New York every July, with specific SDGs coming up for review. However, the annual process is far more complex than it might at first sight …

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Interview with Béatrice Alain regarding co-construction of public policies in Quebec

5 questions to Béatrice Alain, recently appointed Director of the Chantier de l’économie sociale, to better understand the co-construction of public policies and some SE specificities in Quebec 1/ Could you please introduce the Chantier? The Chantier was created in 1999, and was based on the need for different civil society actors and social economy …

Yvon Poirier

RIPESS promotes a participatory approach for the co-construction of SSE public policies

Why does RIPESS consider this important? Over the last 30 years or so, SSE has grown all over the world. Sometimes this approach is considered as local development, community development, solidarity economy or social economy. They all have similar approaches, they are community or civil society-led. In many cases, the projects have developed in less …

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RIPESS continues to promote the SSE as a key actor of inclusive Local Development – World LED Forum

RIPESS attended a working meeting of the World LED Forum in Seville from 16th – 18th May 2018. The World Local Economic Development Forum is an open working process that promotes global dialogue on inclusive Local Economic Development (LED); it continues to strengthen a global alliance between engaged stakeholders, promotes concrete cooperation at country and …

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SSE mappings by Socioeco: SDG, Public Policies, Journalism, Training

Your interest in social and solidarity economy may have led you to use the socioeco.org resource web site. Since its beginnings in 2011, the site has evolved a lot: in addition to the 5 main languages, French, Spanish, English, Italian and Portuguese, we can now find documents also in Catalan, German and Greek. The site …

Denison Jayasooria

ASEC’s involvement in ASEAN and the localization of the SDGs

It is important to recognise that ASEAN as a sub-regional block of ten countries with about 650 million has been very active in engaging with state actors as well as with the business community. The ASEAN community Vision 2025 is a major undertaking in fostering as sense of solidarity among the people of ASEAN. However …