Yvon Poirier

RIPESS involvement in the 4th LED World Forum: contribution of the SSE to Local Development and SDGs

The 4th Global Meeting on Local Economic Development (LED) was held in Praia, Cabo Verde, from 17 to 20 October 2017. The theme of this year’s meeting is: Local Economic Development as a comprehensive framework to localize the Sustainable Development Goals: addressing rising inequalities. The theme of the event is totally aligned with a recent …

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RIPESS, an active member of the new Advisory Group of the UN SSE Taskforce

We are pleased to announce that the UN Interagency Taskforce on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) agreed on August 31th to formally recognize an Advisory Group (AG) of SSE Observer organisations. As of today, it includes 5 organizations of the 10 previously mandated organisations: SSE International Forum Global Fund for Cities Development – FMDV Global …

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Praia Manifesto, a commitment to an Inclusive and Sustainable Local Economic Development (LED)

The major international networks of Social and Solidarity Economy and Finance (SSEF) commit to an Inclusive, Resilient, Low Carbon and Sustainable Local Economic Development (LED). Meeting in Praia, Cabo Verde, on the occasion of the 4th World Forum for Local Economic Development, the SSE International Forum, the Global Fund for Cities Development-FMDV, the Global Social …

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RIPESS, An Associate Partner For The 4Th World Forum of Local Economic Development (LED), Cape Verde, October 2017

The 4th World Forum of Local Economic Develaopment (LED) will be held at Praia, Cabo Verde, from October 17 to 20, 2017. After previous meetings in Seville, Spain (2011), in Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil) in 2013 and in 2015 in Turin, Italy. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Local Economic Development as a comprehensive …

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Ripess actively involved in the UN Taskforce meeting in Rome: SSE as a means to implement the SDGs

Judith Hitchman, President of Urgenci, RIPESS member, and Yvon Poirier, vice coordinator of RIPESS, participated in the Symposium on “SSE AS A MEANS TO IMPLEMENT THE SDGs” (Sustainable Development Goals). The objective of the meeting was to share knowledge and thoughts about the future Action plan the UN Taskforce foreseen for 2017. The Position Statement Paper “Realizing the 2030 Agenda through Social and …

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The SSE in The New Urban Agenda! – Habitat III Quito, 17 – 20 October 2016

The third United Nations Conference on housing and sustainable urban development (HABITAT III) took place in Quito, Ecuador, between the 17th and 20th of October, 2016, and welcomed more than 30 000 participants. Several members of RIPESS LAC were present, and carried our collective message forward in various side events. Solidarity economy is highly relevant …

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