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Solikon 2015: the Social Solidarity Economy, an Integrated Approach for Implementing the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

The Solikon Congress of Solidarity Economy and Transformation, held in Berlin from September 10-13th, 2015, brought together 1400 participants from Germany, Europe and abroad to discuss with numerous workshops and field visits the paths towards transforming the economy and building fair and sustainable societies. RIPESS Intercontinental organized a panel on the theme “The Post-2015 International …

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Solikon 2015: over 1400 participants in Berlin!

Source: RIPESS Europe The Solidarity Economy European Congress – Solikon 2015 has brought together over 1400 participants from all over Europe and beyond (Brasil, USA, Canada, Cuba, Korea, Japan, and many other countries).  More than 100 workshops, Forums and Round Tables took place at the Technischen Universität in Berlin, to discuss alternative forms of economics, lifestyle and work. …

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Philippine Solidarity Economy Forum 2015 – November 4-5

The Philippine Solidarity Economy Forum (PSEF) 2015 will be held on November 4 & 5, 2015 at the College of Social Work & Community Development Conference Hall, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon city. Partner organizations of ASEC-Philippines from neighboring ASEC members countries are expected to attend the event for knowledge and experience sharing on …

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NORTH AMERICAN SOCIAL SOLIDARITY ECONOMY FORUM – Detroit, April 8-10, 2016

RIPESS-NA (Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of the Social Solidarity Economy-N. America) initiated the process of organizing this forum. RIPESS-NA members include these national networks: the U.S. Solidarity Economy Network (SEN), the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNET) and the Chantier de l’économie Sociale in Quebec. While RIPESS-NA has taken the lead in initiating this …

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At the UN Sustainable Development Goals Summit, Madani Koumare from RENAPESS Mali makes the case for a paradigm shift and social solidarity economy (SSE)

UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT 2015 September 26th, 2015, New York Speaking Notes for the Interactive Dialogue “Fostering sustainable economic growth, transformation and promoting sustainable consumption and production” MADANI KOUMARE,  Economist,  President, National Network for the Promotion of Social and Solidarity Economy (RENAPESS-Mali), Member of the African Network for the Social and Solidarity Economy (RAESS),  …