Raising the voice of SSE in Public Policies at the GSEF Policy Dialogues in Asia and Europe

Since 2013 GSEF, as a regional platform for promoting the co-construction of Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) public policies, has been hosting annual Policy Dialogue meetings. In 2017, RIPESS was present at both the Asian and European gatherings. The fourth GSEF Asian Policy dialogue took place in Seoul in June 30 – July 31 2017. …

Denison Jayasooria

An example of a national multi stakeholders approach for implementing the SDGS, including SSE – Case of Malaysia

Dr Denison Jayasooria, from Malaysia, member of ASEC / RIPESS Asia is the co-chair of the Malaysia CSO-SDG Alliance, being an informal grouping of CSOs in development, human rights, environment and think tanks – including Social & Solidarity Economy organizations. This group has come together since Oct 2015 to focus joint effort on SDGs. This alliance among …

Shigeru Tanaka

The Ambitious Journey of ASEC to Spread SSE in Asia

On November 21-23, 2016, over thirty participants from Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines gathered at the University of the Philippines-College of Social Welfare and Development to discuss the plans to promote SSE in Asia. Participants shared their diverse insights on the situation in their country or field of activities and recognized at least three common needs for …


Follow Up of The Implementation of The SDG In The Asia Pacific Region

The Regional Knowledge Exchange took place from 24-25 October 2016, in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of a week-long Regional SDG Forum hosted by UNDP, taking place from 21-27 October. During the Knowledge Exchange, participants considered: integrating the 2030 Agenda into planning and budgeting; supporting integrated approaches and identifying accelerator interventions; monitoring, reporting and evaluation; partnerships; financing …


From Asia to be extended worldwide: creating the platform to follow the Sustainable Development Goals implementation through the SSE is a crowd-sourced platform connecting individuals and organizations that are interested in generating concrete links between the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE). Initiated from Malaysia, the initiative wants to extend to the world. It is currently in two languages, English and Spanish because of its founders. If you …


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