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“The SSE with a gender perspective is an alternative for change for our community, because it is centered on the defense of life” Interview with Graciela Quintero

Interview with Graciela Quintero Medina, a Colombian activist, member of the Mesa Hunzaua, a collective that brings together some 20 local associations in Bogota.   How was your vocation to help others born? First I would like to talk about my parents. My mother is Benita Isaura Medina, born in Mongua (Boyacá) who worked as …

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“We have to be careful not to go backwards, to remember that we are still here” Interview with Isa Alvarez

Isa Alvarez is an agro-ecologist and researcher living in Vitoria (Spain). She originally comes from the academic world, but has been active for 15 years in different activist organizations working on the issue of food sovereignty, where she incorporates the feminist perspective.   Where does your commitment to activism come from? When I finished my …

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RIPESS calls for the need to include SSE in international strategies for the realisation of the SGDs in the  2020 HLPF

Text of the intervention made at the French Side-Event at the High Level Political Forum – HLPF, July 2020.  The intervention was in French. Here is translation to English. Why the United Nations needs Social and Solidarity Economy to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals? The Intercontinental network for the promotion of social solidarity economy …

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Strenghtening of SSE networks for realisation of SDGs in a post-Covid19 context

RIPESS and the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation (ACCD) organised a webinar on the 17th November that brought together participants from more than 30 countries to share about the role of networks in the promotion of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in a post-Covid-19 context. …

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Promotion of SSE for a sustainable post-COVID19 recovery

RIPESS and the Catalan Cooperation Agency (ACCD) initiate a collaboration for the promotion of the ESS as a key strategy in sustainable development in a post-Covid19 context. The project, funded by the ACCD, will last one year in a pilot phase, and will strengthen the actions of RIPESS (Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of Social …