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Meeting with AFDB to integrate the SSE in the Youth Employment Strategy in Africa

By invitation of the resident representative of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Cameroon, RESSCAM participated in the Central Africa Conference on Youth Employment in Africa. This conference was held on Tuesday, February 07, 2017 at the Hilton Hotel in Yaoundé. It aimed at informing the public on the Youth Employment Strategy in Africa (SEJA in French), launched by the …

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Be part of the UNIVERSSE 2017: call for ideas for the 4th European congress in Athens

Be part of the Universse 2017 Democratising Economy, Emancipating Society, Empowering Change The 4th European Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) Congress will take place in Athens on the 9/10/11th of June. Cooperatives, grassroots initiatives, SSE organisations, groups and people that work to promote and advance SSE from all over Europe will meet for the event. During the 3day Congress, we are …

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First contact with the Canadian Federal Government to support SSE at an international level

Last January 20, Béatrice Alain from the Chantier de l’économie sociale du Québec, Michael Toye and Yvon Poirier, respectively Executive Director and International Delegate of the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet), had a meeting in Ottawa with the Deputy Minister of the International Development Ministry, Mr. Peter M. Boehm. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss Canada’s international …

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The SSE in The New Urban Agenda! – Habitat III Quito, 17 – 20 October 2016

The third United Nations Conference on housing and sustainable urban development (HABITAT III) took place in Quito, Ecuador, between the 17th and 20th of October, 2016, and welcomed more than 30 000 participants. Several members of RIPESS LAC were present, and carried our collective message forward in various side events. Solidarity economy is highly relevant …

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The SSE will be represented at The Development Evaluation Week held by the The African Development Bank (AfDB), Abidjan, Ivory Coast from 7 to November 10, 2016

The African Development Bank (AfDB) will host the 2016 Development Evaluation Week from November 7-10, 2016 at its Headquarters in Abidjan about :  “Accelerate the transformation of Africa – Best practices and strategies for development practitioners”.  The aim of Evaluation Week is to improve the effectiveness of development work across the continent.) The Development Evaluation …

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The international leading group on social and solidarity economy adopts a declaration in view of HABITAT III

Meeting in New York in parallel with the 71st United Nations General Assembly, the States, International Institutions and civil society organizations that are members of the International Leading Group on Social and Solidarity Economy (ILGSSE) adopted a declaration on “SSE as a strategic means of implementing the New Urban Agenda”  which will be approved next …