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RIPESS International advocacy work for the promotion of SSE

As a global network covering all continents, RIPESS is uniquely placed to undertake advocacy at different levels from local communities to international institutions, to ensure the promotion of SSE for sustainable, inclusive and transformative development from local to global levels. Together with our members and international partners, we are working to raise the voice of …

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Meet Laure Jongeans, RIPESS Intercontinental Executive Secretary

Meet Laure Jongeans, RIPESS Intercontinental Executive Secretary In this video, she explains the key role RIPESS Intercontinental plays as the representation of different continents’ networks members which allows them to bring their already diverse voices to the table. We have a role regarding international advocacy and fostering exchanges and cooperation between continents so they share experiences and knowledge.

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How SSE initiatives contribute to achieving the SDGs in the post-Covid context

  MESSAGE FROM OUR JOINT COORDINATION   RIPESS participated in the RIO+20 meeting in 2012 when the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) process was launched. From 2012 to 2015, we advocated for the inclusion of Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) in the SDGs by showing how SSE can provide an inclusive way forward towards their implementation. The …

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RIPESS calls for local governments to establish SSE as the development model in GSEF 2021

RIPESS and its continental SSE network members, in cooperation with the most relevant SSE organisations and International organisations,  were actively involved and fully mobilised for the  Global Social Economy Forum 2021,  which took place on site in Mexico and online from the 4th to the 8th of October. In addition to participating in the opening and other plenary …

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Social and Solidarity Economy is the way to overcome inequalities through the COVID-19 recovery

RIPESS co-organised the event “Overcoming inequalities through the COVID-19 recovery: proposals from the Social and Solidarity Economy and the Right to the City”,  together with the the Global Platform for the Right to the City and Urgenci, as an official side event to the UN High Level Political Forum. The objective was to demonstrate some …

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The role of SSE actors in the post-Covid19 economic and social reconstruction: advocacy for an inclusive public policy

Like all other continents, Africa is experiencing the full impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, which continues to cause decimate families, destabilise our health systems and weaken our respective economies. In reality, no country is spared even if the consequences and real impacts on the people are felt differently. Each country has therefore been organising its …

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Project to strenghten SSE networks in Latin America to increase the capacity for advocacy and co-construction of public policies

Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) is an approach to economic activity that places people, the environment and sustainable development above other interests. It is a holistic way of life that embraces all people in their social relationship and with nature, and takes transcendental values such as equity, justice, fraternity, solidarity, democracy, sustainability and self-management into …