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The SDGs and the United Nations High Level Political Forum: how to improve the impact of SSE within the UN process

The United Nations High Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals was established in 2012 to further the implementation of the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda. It convenes in New York every July, with specific SDGs coming up for review. However, the annual process is far more complex than it might at first sight …

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RIPESS promotes a participatory approach for the co-construction of SSE public policies

Why does RIPESS consider this important? Over the last 30 years or so, SSE has grown all over the world. Sometimes this approach is considered as local development, community development, solidarity economy or social economy. They all have similar approaches, they are community or civil society-led. In many cases, the projects have developed in less …

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RIPESS continues to promote the SSE as a key actor of inclusive Local Development – World LED Forum

RIPESS attended a working meeting of the World LED Forum in Seville from 16th – 18th May 2018. The World Local Economic Development Forum is an open working process that promotes global dialogue on inclusive Local Economic Development (LED); it continues to strengthen a global alliance between engaged stakeholders, promotes concrete cooperation at country and …

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SSE mappings by Socioeco: SDG, Public Policies, Journalism, Training

Your interest in social and solidarity economy may have led you to use the socioeco.org resource web site. Since its beginnings in 2011, the site has evolved a lot: in addition to the 5 main languages, French, Spanish, English, Italian and Portuguese, we can now find documents also in Catalan, German and Greek. The site …

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From Salvador to Barcelona 2019 : another economy is paving the way

At the World Social Forum in Salvador de Bahia, the global thematic forum on transforming economies (Barcelona – April 2019) was presented. From the 12th to the 17th of March the thirteenth edition of the World Social Forum was held in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, with the slogan “resist is to create, resist is to transform“. In …

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RIPESS at the WSF2018: Promoting the Convergence of Social and Solidarity Economy Movements

The World Social Forum 2018, will be held from March 13 to 17, 2018, in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, where several members of RIPESS LAC will be attending, as well as members from RIPESS Europe and XES, who will be presenting the Thematic Social Forum on Economies of Change, which is planned to be held …

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The call for proposals for GSEF 2018 is open until February 28th

The call for proposals for the 4th edition of the Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF) is open until February 28th, 2018. RIPESS, as a close partner of GSEF, warmly encourages you to participate. The Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF) is an international network that brings together regional and local governments, Social Economy agents, civil society, …

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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 …