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5Th National Meeting On Social And Solidarity Economy In Chile, May 2017

The 5th National Meeting on Social and Solidarity Economy was held in Santiago de Chile on May 11-12 with the aim of promoting, coordinating and giving visibility to economic initiatives based on alternative models, Integrating knowledge and practices from our traditions, our roots; This was one of the main premise on which many organizations, companies …

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RIPESS, An Associate Partner For The 4Th World Forum of Local Economic Development (LED), Cape Verde, October 2017

The 4th World Forum of Local Economic Develaopment (LED) will be held at Praia, Cabo Verde, from October 17 to 20, 2017. After previous meetings in Seville, Spain (2011), in Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil) in 2013 and in 2015 in Turin, Italy. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Local Economic Development as a comprehensive …

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The C.I.T.I.E.S Project in preparation

The World Forum on Social and Solidarity Economy, GSEF2016, took place in Montreal last September (2016) under the following slogan “Local Governments and actors of the Social Economy. Allied for the development of smart and sustainable cities“. The GSEF concluded with a Declaration, and also with the announcement of the creation of the CITIES project, International Centre for Innovation and knowledge …

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Meeting with AFDB to integrate the SSE in the Youth Employment Strategy in Africa

By invitation of the resident representative of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Cameroon, RESSCAM participated in the Central Africa Conference on Youth Employment in Africa. This conference was held on Tuesday, February 07, 2017 at the Hilton Hotel in Yaoundé. It aimed at informing the public on the Youth Employment Strategy in Africa (SEJA in French), launched by the …

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Be part of the UNIVERSSE 2017: call for ideas for the 4th European congress in Athens

Be part of the Universse 2017 Democratising Economy, Emancipating Society, Empowering Change The 4th European Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) Congress will take place in Athens on the 9/10/11th of June. Cooperatives, grassroots initiatives, SSE organisations, groups and people that work to promote and advance SSE from all over Europe will meet for the event. During the 3day Congress, we are …

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First contact with the Canadian Federal Government to support SSE at an international level

Last January 20, Béatrice Alain from the Chantier de l’économie sociale du Québec, Michael Toye and Yvon Poirier, respectively Executive Director and International Delegate of the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet), had a meeting in Ottawa with the Deputy Minister of the International Development Ministry, Mr. Peter M. Boehm. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss Canada’s international …

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The SSE in The New Urban Agenda! – Habitat III Quito, 17 – 20 October 2016

The third United Nations Conference on housing and sustainable urban development (HABITAT III) took place in Quito, Ecuador, between the 17th and 20th of October, 2016, and welcomed more than 30 000 participants. Several members of RIPESS LAC were present, and carried our collective message forward in various side events. Solidarity economy is highly relevant …

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