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Annual 2018 Meeting of RIPESS in Bilbao

Written by Laure Jongejans. RIPESS Executive Secretary. The members of the RIPESS Board of Directors met in Bilbao on 4th and 5th October, following their participation in the GESF2018 Forum dealing with collaboration between public actors and SSE organizations. They were warmly welcomed by the Basque SSE network (REAS Euskadi) and the Bilbao City Council. Beyond …

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Launching of the confluence process towards the Barcelona 2020 WSF of Transformative Economies

The first world meeting to prepare the confluence will take place in Barcelona on 5, 6 and 7 April 2019 Written by Laie Vidiella Hernàndez. Communications WSFTE. The World Social Forum of Transformative Economies is a process of confluence of the different movements of alternative economies that exist in different parts of the world, both locally and internationally, …

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For RIPESS, the location of SDG by the SSE is fundamental

Written by Laura Cicciarelli, Chantier de l’Économie Sociale (International member of RIPESS Intercontinental) RIPESS was present at the 5th meeting of the International Pilot Group on Social and Solidarity Economy (GPIESS), which was held on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on 25 September in New York. As the GPIESS is currently chaired by …

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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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GSEF2018 program and speakers in Bilbao

Latest GSEF2018 Bilbao forum ‘Social economy and cities – Values and competitiveness for an inclusive and sustainable local development (1~3 Oct)’ programmes and key speakers are available now (to be updated more). Do not miss one of the biggest international gatherings on the social economy where you can learn from innovative social economy practices from …

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Launching the preparation of the World Social Forum of Convergence of Transformative Economies, Barcelona 2019 & 2020.

The Other World already exists. It is time to join forces and build an Inclusive World Agenda!   As announced in the World Social Forum of Salvador de Bahia (read March 2018 article), we have committed to starting a process of convergence, between all initiatives, movements and ways of understanding the economy that share the …

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