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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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“Women are the source of all development” Interview with Jeanne d’Arc Ballo

Jeanne d’Arc Ballo is a Malian entrepreneur who lives in Bamako. She is the operational coordinator of the network projects “Women of the World: a network for the social, political and economic empowerment of women and girls in the commune of Dialakolodji”. She is also a facilitator of the NGO ORFED (Organisation pour la Réflexion, …

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“Women’s cooperatives are a privileged place of expression and empowerment” Interview with Sabine Martel

Interview with Sabine Martel, gender equality consultant for SSE associations and companies in PACA region (France), member of Osez le Féminisme 84 and expert on women’s cooperatives.   Hello Sabine, how was your commitment to the women’s cooperatives in developing countries born? In 1998, I was sent to the Philippines by Asmae, an international solidarity association, …

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April 10: Join the webinar about women realities and challenges in SSE governance

For the 4th session of our Women & ESS seminar cycle, we will discuss the issue of governance in SSE with activists in the field. We are pleased to invite you to the Women&SSE Webinar#4, on April 10th at 13H UTC / GMT. Related to this fourth session, about Women & Governance in SSE : This panel of experiences highlights the contribution …

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An intercontinental partnership between CECI, RENAPESS, ORFED and Quartiers du monde

At a first meeting, on 19 January 2017, CECI, RENAPESS, ORFED and Quartiers du Monde shared their actions, programs and agendas with the aim of identifying how to collaborate together. By taking advantage of the respective strengths and supporting the ESS from a gender perspective, they will jointly reflect on a common program to formalize a framework of actions to reinforce the annual …

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RAESS Africa at the International Summit of Cooperatives 2016 – Quebec – from 11th to 13th October 2016

Under the theme “The empowerment of cooperatives”, the International Summit of Cooperatives, global reference event for business development in the cooperative and mutualist environment, was held from 11 to 13 October 2016, in Quebec City. Aiming to promote and enhance the enterprise development in all countries, the event was attended by 2950 people from 116 …