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Participation of RIPESS’ members at the WSF of Transformative Economies

RIPESS Intercontinental and its members from different continents will be at the World Social Forum of Transformative Economies (WSFTE), organizing different continental and intercontinental virtual activities. The meetings are held from June 25 to July 1, in parallel to the WSFTE program. To facilitate participation, we share the agenda centralizing all the information; this article …

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Africa is mobilizing around SSE

In recent weeks, the African Network of the Solidarity Social Economy (RAESS) – RIPESS Africa’s members have organized several activities and conferences to promote and discuss the Solidarity Social Economy (SSE). This article summarizes the main activities that have taken place in Cameroon, Mali, Senegal and Benin, demonstrating the dynamism of African organizations engaged in …

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The collaboration between the city of Bamako and RENAPESS: an example for Africa on the co-construction of SSE Public Policies

Cities and the Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) have a decisive role to play in promoting local economic development. This is particularly important in African countries, as noted during the “Second GSEF Africa Policy Dialogue” which took place from April 25th to 26th in Bamako (Mali) and where the Malian SSE Network (RENAPESS) and the African …

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The voice of youth of Africa at the SSE conference in Kibera (Kenya)

Written by Elise Pierrette Memong Meno, RIPESS Board Member on behalf of RAESS The International Congress on Cooperation and Global Citizenship organized under the initiative of the Campaign for a Global Curriculum of Social and Solidarity Economy, in partnership with RIPESS, was held from 9 to 11 December 2018 in Kibera, Kenya. The aim was to exchange …