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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 …

Yvon Poirier

Ripess actively involved in the UN Taskforce meeting in Rome: SSE as a means to implement the SDGs

Judith Hitchman, President of Urgenci, RIPESS member, and Yvon Poirier, vice coordinator of RIPESS, participated in the Symposium on “SSE AS A MEANS TO IMPLEMENT THE SDGs” (Sustainable Development Goals). The objective of the meeting was to share knowledge and thoughts about the future Action plan the UN Taskforce foreseen for 2017. The Position Statement Paper “Realizing the 2030 Agenda through Social and …

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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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From Montreal To La Paz Via Hong Kong : Women-Men´s Equality, An Essential Condition For The Development Of Social And Solidarity Economy

Over 75 participant (s) met at the World Social Economy Forum (GSEF 2016) in September 7th, 2016 to discuss the theme of man-woman equality (MWE) as essential for the development of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE). To carry out this activity, the working group “Women and social and solidarity economy (SSE)” was established in …

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The international leading group on social and solidarity economy adopts a declaration in view of HABITAT III

Meeting in New York in parallel with the 71st United Nations General Assembly, the States, International Institutions and civil society organizations that are members of the International Leading Group on Social and Solidarity Economy (ILGSSE) adopted a declaration on “SSE as a strategic means of implementing the New Urban Agenda”  which will be approved next …

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From Montreal to La Paz via Hong Kong: women-men’s equality, an essential condition for the development of Social and Solidarity Economy

Over 75 participant (s) met at the World Social Economy Forum (GSEF 2016) in September 7th, 2016 to discuss the theme of man-woman equality (MWE) as essential for the development of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE). To carry out this activity, the working group “Women and social and solidarity economy (SSE)” was established in January 2016. …

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