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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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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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Strengthening the SSE Networks and converging Movements: the Orientation of the New RIPESS Coordinator

RIPESS is continuing to building alliances between alter-economic movements, and has appointing Jason Nardi of RIPESS Europe as its new coordinator.

 Jason has a long-standing commitment to the emergence of the Social Solidarity Economy and RIPESS. He is a co-founder of Solidarius in Italy, an organization that supports the development of networks of solidarity economy …

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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 …