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The voice of youth of Africa at the SSE conference in Kibera (Kenya)

Written by Elise Pierrette Memong Meno, RIPESS Board Member on behalf of RAESS The International Congress on Cooperation and Global Citizenship organized under the initiative of the Campaign for a Global Curriculum of Social and Solidarity Economy, in partnership with RIPESS, was held from 9 to 11 December 2018 in Kibera, Kenya. The aim was to exchange …

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Strengthening Social Solidarity Economy Movements (SSEM) in Asian region

Written by Prof Datuk Dr Denison Jayasooria, member of RIPESS Board and ASEC Chair  Asian Solidarity Economy Council (ASEC) members from Philippines, Malaysian, Indonesia and Thailand met in Singapore from November 2 to 4, 2018. The occasion was also too participated in the ASEAN People Forum where ASEC hosted a workshop on “Transformative economic movements at …

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RIPESS integrates NENA as the new organization representing the Oceania region

During the recent RIPESS Intercontinental Board Meeting held in Bilbao (Basque Country, Spain), RIPESS Board discussed on the current governance to prepare the network for the enlargement of its international network membership or new sectoral partnerships. During that discussion, the Board approved the integration of the New Economy Network Australia (NENA) as the new organization …

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CSA Beyond Borders: The 7th International CSA Symposium in Thessaloniki, Greece

Written by Elizabeth Henderson, honorary president of Urgenci At regular intervals during the 7th International CSA Symposium, Jocelyn Parot, director of Urgenci, asked the people assembled together – “Is there hope after Thessaloniki?” And the crowd roared back – “yes!” Farmers, food activists and researchers from 40 countries gathered for four intense days in the City …

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For RIPESS, the location of SDG by the SSE is fundamental

Written by Laura Cicciarelli, Chantier de l’Économie Sociale (International member of RIPESS Intercontinental) RIPESS was present at the 5th meeting of the International Pilot Group on Social and Solidarity Economy (GPIESS), which was held on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on 25 September in New York. As the GPIESS is currently chaired by …

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RIPESS and REAS Euskadi present the Declaration for a Transformative Social and Solidarity Economy

Within the framework of the Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF), RIPESS and REAS Euskadi have launched the Declaration for a Transformative Social and Solidarity Economy. The statement comes when it is the thenth anniversary since the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, the trigger that ignited the biggest financial crisis even known. The outbreak of the financial crisis in September 2008 …

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