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The 110th International Labour Conference comes to an end with the SSE in the spotlight

RIPESS Intercontinental attended the 110th International Labour Conference as an observer for the last two weeks, having been the organisation that officially introduced the SSE at the ILO in 2009. RIPESS welcomed the choice of the Governing body the International Labour Office, to hold the General Discussion on the topics of SSE and Decent Work …

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RIPESS is looking for allies of the social solidarity economy

For an alternative in a post covid present and future At RIPESS Intercontinental we believe that collective intelligence is one of the solutions to face the economic, social and environmental challenges and crises we are currently experiencing. Through an approach based on human rights and transparency, always together with the participation of civil society and …

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RIPESS participated in the MedTOWN International Seminar on Social Economy and Solidarity

On January 26, 2022, Judith Hitchman, Joint Coordinator of RIPESS, attended MedTOWN International Seminar on Social and Solidarity Economy held online. The debate also included the reflections of Vic van Vuuren (President of UNTFSSE and Director of the Department of Business of the ILO), Amal Chevreau (Policy Analyst at the Social Economy & Innovation Unit, OECD ), and …

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Towards the strengthening of SSE ecosystems at all levels: Co-construction of public policies for the promotion of SSE, and advocacy strategies and tools from local to global.

On Tuesday 14th of December, RIPESS members and other SSE actors from around the world got together to exchange on advocacy strategies and collaboration with local, national and international policymakers for co-constructing public policies to strengthen SSE ecosystems around the world. The Director of the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation, Carme Gual, together with Shigeru …

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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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Socioeco.org, the Social and Solidarity website: 10 years already !

As you may know, the website socioeco.org is a database of documentary resources on the SSE. It has the particularity to be in 5 main languages: French, English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, thus giving a wide range of contents. The pages are not translations of each other, each is autonomous and contains its own content. …