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Interview with Béatrice Alain regarding co-construction of public policies in Quebec

5 questions to Béatrice Alain, recently appointed Director of the Chantier de l’économie sociale, to better understand the co-construction of public policies and some SE specificities in Quebec 1/ Could you please introduce the Chantier? The Chantier was created in 1999, and was based on the need for different civil society actors and social economy …

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The C.I.T.I.E.S Project in preparation

The World Forum on Social and Solidarity Economy, GSEF2016, took place in Montreal last September (2016) under the following slogan “Local Governments and actors of the Social Economy. Allied for the development of smart and sustainable cities“. The GSEF concluded with a Declaration, and also with the announcement of the creation of the CITIES project, International Centre for Innovation and knowledge …

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First contact with the Canadian Federal Government to support SSE at an international level

Last January 20, Béatrice Alain from the Chantier de l’économie sociale du Québec, Michael Toye and Yvon Poirier, respectively Executive Director and International Delegate of the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet), had a meeting in Ottawa with the Deputy Minister of the International Development Ministry, Mr. Peter M. Boehm. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss Canada’s international …

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GSEF 2016, Montreal. A Social and Solidarity Economy Forum under the sign of cooperation between local groups and SSE´s actors.

Jason Nardi (RIPESS EU), Laure Jongejans (executive secretary RIPESS INT), Judith Hichman (Urgenci), Tetay RIPESS ASIA, Anna Leighton RIPESS LAC, Yvon Poirier RIPESS NA The World Forum on Social and Solidarity Economy took place at Montreal’s Conference Centre from 7 to 9 September. This third edition, jointly organized by the city of Montreal and the …

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Follow Up Of The Inclusion Of The SSE In The Implementation Of The 2030 Sustainable Development Goals : Un Inter Agencies Working Group Meeting On The SSE At The High-Level Policy Forum (HLPF), July 11-20, NY

UN Inter Agencies Working Group on the SSE (UN Task Force on SSE, in English) organized in collaboration with France and Costa Rica, a meeting as part of a side event of the High Level Policy Forum (HLPF) of the UN which was held in New York from 11 to 20 last July. As a …