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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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The SSE will be represented at The Development Evaluation Week held by the The African Development Bank (AfDB), Abidjan, Ivory Coast from 7 to November 10, 2016

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will host the 2016 Development Evaluation Week from November 7-10, 2016 at its Headquarters in Abidjan about :  “Accelerate the transformation of Africa – Best practices and strategies for development practitioners”.  The aim of Evaluation Week is to improve the effectiveness of development work across the continent.) The Development Evaluation …

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Follow Up of The Implementation of The SDG In The Asia Pacific Region

The Regional Knowledge Exchange took place from 24-25 October 2016, in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of a week-long Regional SDG Forum hosted by UNDP, taking place from 21-27 October. During the Knowledge Exchange, participants considered: integrating the 2030 Agenda into planning and budgeting; supporting integrated approaches and identifying accelerator interventions; monitoring, reporting and evaluation; partnerships; financing …

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FMDV and RIPESS, a new partnership signed at Habitat III in Quito

On October 17, during the Habitat III meeting, the Global fund for the Development of Cities – FMDV and RIPESS signed a partnership agreement. The Global fund for cities development (FMDV) was created in October 2010 at the initiative of Metropolis, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and 34 founding members (cities and city networks). …

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From Montreal To La Paz Via Hong Kong : Women-Men´s Equality, An Essential Condition For The Development Of Social And Solidarity Economy

Over 75 participant (s) met at the World Social Economy Forum (GSEF 2016) in September 7th, 2016 to discuss the theme of man-woman equality (MWE) as essential for the development of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE). To carry out this activity, the working group “Women and social and solidarity economy (SSE)” was established in …

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RAESS Africa at the International Summit of Cooperatives 2016 – Quebec – from 11th to 13th October 2016

Under the theme “The empowerment of cooperatives”, the International Summit of Cooperatives, global reference event for business development in the cooperative and mutualist environment, was held from 11 to 13 October 2016, in Quebec City. Aiming to promote and enhance the enterprise development in all countries, the event was attended by 2950 people from 116 …

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