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Mesoamerican And Caribbean Forum On Solidarity-Based Finances, Costa Rica, April 2017

Between April 18th and 19th, the Mesoamerican and Caribbean Forum “Solidarity Finance: an instrument for development” was held in San José, Costa Rica, with the participation of 300 representatives from different sectors of from American and European associations, academia and public institutions. Among the objectives of the forum was to analyze the design of public …

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RIPESS, An Associate Partner For The 4Th World Forum of Local Economic Development (LED), Cape Verde, October 2017

The 4th World Forum of Local Economic Develaopment (LED) will be held at Praia, Cabo Verde, from October 17 to 20, 2017. After previous meetings in Seville, Spain (2011), in Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil) in 2013 and in 2015 in Turin, Italy. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Local Economic Development as a comprehensive …

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RAESS has a New Permanent Secretary

In order to speed up the development of a truly inclusive African dynamic based on the exchange of practice, both South/South and North/South, as we as to enhance the strategic positioning of RAESS in terms of human development, the network recently recruited Mamadou Seydou Diallo. He is a specialist in local development issues, as well as in …

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Declaration On Gender Equity In SSE

Following a working group on women and the SSE at the FIESS in 2011, a two-year project on women entrepreneurs in the SSE that took place from 2014 to 2016 and the results of the working group on women and the SSE that convened for the 2016 Global Social Economy Forum, the Chantier de l’économie sociale adopted …

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New Report Documents Emerging Solidarity Economy Movement In Massachusetts

A solidarity economy movement is emerging from lower-income communities of color in Massachusetts. This movement aspires to transform capitalism—as we know it—into a world rooted in values of democracy, justice, and sustainability. These dreams arise from those making Black Lives Matter, from immigrant workers making poverty wages, from ex-prisoners locked out of the mainstream economy, …

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