Denison Jayasooria

ASEC’s involvement in ASEAN and the localization of the SDGs

It is important to recognise that ASEAN as a sub-regional block of ten countries with about 650 million has been very active in engaging with state actors as well as with the business community. The ASEAN community Vision 2025 is a major undertaking in fostering as sense of solidarity among the people of ASEAN. However …

Denison Jayasooria

TAPPING POTENTIAL OF SSE FOR SDGS

The Asia Solidarity Economy Council (ASEC) hosted a workshop on “Social Solidarity Economy & SDGs, Tapping the potential” at the Asian Pacific People Forum on Sustainable development on March 26, 2018 at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (Full programme here). About 20 people from various CSOs from eleven Asian countries gathered at this session which was …

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 …

Ripess

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 …

Ripess

From Asia to be extended worldwide: creating the sdg-sse.org platform to follow the Sustainable Development Goals implementation through the SSE

sdg-sse.org 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 …