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RIPESS AT THE WORLD SOCIAL FORUM !

Another world is possible and already exists ! On the occasion of the World Social Forum 2015, a delegation of RIPESS will travel to Tunis from 24 to 28 March for the second edition of the WSF in Tunisia. RIPESS and several members of its African, European and North American continental networks will present workshops and participate …

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Pre-Asean Summit Roundtable on Social Solidarity Economy, April 25, Kuala Lumpur

            Event: FOSTERING AN ASEAN COMMUNITY: COOPERATION IN DEVELOPING VALUE CHAINS OF SOLIDARITY-BASED COMMUNITY ENTERPRISES.   PRE-ASEAN SUMMIT ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON SOCIAL SOLIDARITY ECONOMY   Date:  April 25, 2015 Venue: Conference Room, GMM 15th Floor, Menara Manulife, No. 6, Jalan Gelenggang, Damansara Heights, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Participants: About 50 people …

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RIPESS releases its global vision paper

February, 2015 The Global Vision for a Social Solidarity Economy: Convergences and Differences in Concepts, Definitions and Frameworks paper released by RIPESS is part of a process of debate and consultation that has been carried out throughout the years. Reflecting on practices, concepts and frameworks shaping social solidarity economy (SSE) is an ongoing process since …

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RIPESS granted observer status at the UNCTAD

In the fall of 2014, the Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of Social Solidarity Economy (RIPESS) received the status of observer member of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). This official accreditation to the United Nations system, obtained September 26, 2014 at the 64th session of the Trade and Development Board of …

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RIPESS awarded with prize for U.N. campaign

Judith Hitchman and Jason Nardi, RIPESS Europe, receiving the prize on behalf of RIPESS   On the 29th of November 2014, during the closing ceremony of the International Congress for Social and Solidarity Economy organised by REAS (the Spanish Network of Solidarity and Alternative Economy), in the Civic Center of Almozara in Zaragoza, 5 prizes …

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Collective Declaration of the working group on Social, Solidarity and Environmental Economy- Marrakesh 2014

    Collective Declaration of the working group on Social, Solidarity and Environmental Economy ; all the Rights and Obligations of Man (SSEE-ROM)/WHRF – Marrakesh 2014 (REMESS/RAESS/RIPESS)       Morocco, World Forum on Human Rights, November 29th, 2014. Read the Declaration in pdf. Invited by the organizers of the World Human Rights Forum in …

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RIPESS signs Global Civil Society letter to UNCTAD on Investment Issues

Delivery date:  16 October, 2014 To: Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General of the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Member States of UNCTAD We the undersigned civil society organizations, representing constituencies from various regions of the world, write in concern about the implications of investment protection treaties on the prospects for sustainable development in our …

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RIPESS joins with 100 civil society organizations to demand that the right to free, prior and informed consent be included in the Responsible Agricultural Investment Principles

  Source: Civil Society Mechanism Secretariat, 11-10-2014 Please find here the CSO statement “No Compromise on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples to FPIC in the CFS!” which has been signed by more than hundred international, regional and national civil society organisations from all continents. Canada is blocking the rights of Indigenous Peoples’ right to free, …