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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, …

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#MapJam 2.0 – In October, join in to map SSE in your community!

                -> See the original article on Shareable website This October 13th-27th, the Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of Social Solidarity Economy (RIPESS) is joining with the Sharing Cities Network and other partners to invite you to the Second Annual Global #MapJam to bring activists together in cities …

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Opinion Piece: “The importance of regional approaches to UN debates,” by Daniel Tygel of RIPESS – The Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of Social Solidarity Economy

  * This article was originally published on August 10th, 2014, on the website of the United Nations – Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS). In this opinion piece, Daniel Tygel of RIPESS, the Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of Social Solidarity Economy, reflects on the importance of regional approaches in UN debates. He served as lead …

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RIPESS at the United Nations to present the SSE recommendations

On July 3rd, 2014, RIPESS presented the SSE Recommendations for the Post-2015 SDGs’ at the 2nd Meeting of the High Level Political Forum of the UN in New York. The recommendations were officially delivered to UN State Members, Delegates and Agencies. The document, available in 3 languages (English, Spanish and French), was distributed to at …