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RIPESS Has A New Executive Secretary

Laure Jongejans, European Citizen (French-Dutch, with Spanish origin) has an international career of 15 years, including 10 years spent with conviction in the field of Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) in Europe, Latin America (andean region), in West and Central Africa and Maghreb. She oriented her career towards this way of “doing economy” for the first …

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Public Spaces and Right to the City: Barcelona paves the way towards Habitat III

RIPESS/Urgenci participation in the Right to the City Platform meeting and Habitat lll Consultation on Public Spaces in Barcelona 2-5th April 2016 At the Mexico City Habitat lll meeting, a session was dedicated to Social and Solidarity Economy in which RIPESS participated. This also helped us to move forward in various discussions. RIPESS, as a …

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RIPESS at the Preparatory Meeting of Habitat III in Mexico, March 9-11 – “Localizing finance for inclusive change”

At the recent HABITAT III preparatory thematic meeting in Mexico City (9-11 March 2016) on “Localizing finance for inclusive change”, Judith Hitchman (Urgenci) represented RIPESS in a roundtable discussion with Yasy Morales of the Rencontres Mont Blanc, Milder Villegas of INAISE and Enrique Ortiz of HIC (Habitat International Coalition). Judith Hitchman spoke of the need for a …

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Legal and political recognition of social solidarity economy (SSE). An overview on SSE public policies and guidelines.

Author: Yvon Poirier, January 2016 Download the paper in pdf Summary This document is a tool for governments, public services, SSE organizations, development organizations, researchers and other people interested in the development of public policies that recognize SSE. For several years, countries have adopted laws, policies, and various other measures in order to promote the …