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RAESS has a New Permanent Secretary

In order to speed up the development of a truly inclusive African dynamic based on the exchange of practice, both South/South and North/South, as we as to enhance the strategic positioning of RAESS in terms of human development, the network recently recruited Mamadou Seydou Diallo. He is a specialist in local development issues, as well as in …

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Declaration On Gender Equity In SSE

Following a working group on women and the SSE at the FIESS in 2011, a two-year project on women entrepreneurs in the SSE that took place from 2014 to 2016 and the results of the working group on women and the SSE that convened for the 2016 Global Social Economy Forum, the Chantier de l’économie sociale adopted …

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New Report Documents Emerging Solidarity Economy Movement In Massachusetts

A solidarity economy movement is emerging from lower-income communities of color in Massachusetts. This movement aspires to transform capitalism—as we know it—into a world rooted in values of democracy, justice, and sustainability. These dreams arise from those making Black Lives Matter, from immigrant workers making poverty wages, from ex-prisoners locked out of the mainstream economy, …

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Annual Colloquium of the SSE Interuniversity Network (RIUESS) in Marrakech. 22-24 May 2017

The Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech and the University of Haute-Alsace are organizing the annual Colloquium of the Inter University Network of Social and Solidarity Economics (RIUESS) in Marrakech from the 22nd to the 24th of May 2017. This is the first meeting with partners in North Africa. The theme chosen jointly by the two organising universities and the …

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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 …

Raúl Luna Rodríguez

The link between the SSE and the Sustainable Development Goals – Latin America

As part of the 2030 Agenda implementation, and taking into account that the basis for achieving all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires to switch the current economic model, RIPESS-LAC highlights the direct link between these objectives and the social and solidarity economy (SSE). The SSE is part of the response that is currently needed and must therefore be …

Denison Jayasooria

An example of a national multi stakeholders approach for implementing the SDGS, including SSE – Case of Malaysia

Dr Denison Jayasooria, from Malaysia, member of ASEC / RIPESS Asia is the co-chair of the Malaysia CSO-SDG Alliance, being an informal grouping of CSOs in development, human rights, environment and think tanks – including Social & Solidarity Economy organizations. This group has come together since Oct 2015 to focus joint effort on SDGs. This alliance among …

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