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 …

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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 …

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A Charter For Developing Commons Of Data And Mapping

One of the earliest such maps was TransforMap, a project with origins in Austria and Germany that is using OpenStreetMap as a platform for helping people identify and connect with alternative economic projects. (…) As the varieties of maps proliferate, there is growing concern that the mapping projects truly function as commons and be capable of sharing …

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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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For A Visual Cartography Of SSE Public Policies And Territories – Ripess Europe Wants To Promote The Mapping Initiative Globaly

The role of Public Policies for Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) suffers a visibility challenge. However these policies can be crucial to bring out collective initiatives involving citizens. We wish to enhance Public Policies for the ESS through case studies and a mapping compilation, to resume the policies that contribute to create territorial ecosystems in …

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