Yvon Poirier

Ripess actively involved in the UN Taskforce meeting in Rome: SSE as a means to implement the SDGs

Judith Hitchman, President of Urgenci, RIPESS member, and Yvon Poirier, vice coordinator of RIPESS, participated in the Symposium on “SSE AS A MEANS TO IMPLEMENT THE SDGs” (Sustainable Development Goals). The objective of the meeting was to share knowledge and thoughts about the future Action plan the UN Taskforce foreseen for 2017. The Position Statement Paper “Realizing the 2030 Agenda through Social and …

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RIPESS Searches For a Manager In Communication and Translation – part-time based in Barcelona

The RIPESS Board of Directors members met on last September in Montreal, and validated the need to recruit a Manager in Communication and Translation trilingual (english, spanish and french) to both enhance the visibility of RIPESS as regards international (internal and external) communication and support the work of the Executive Secretary, based in Barcelona. Read the …

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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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Follow Up of The Implementation of The SDG In The Asia Pacific Region

The Regional Knowledge Exchange took place from 24-25 October 2016, in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of a week-long Regional SDG Forum hosted by UNDP, taking place from 21-27 October. During the Knowledge Exchange, participants considered: integrating the 2030 Agenda into planning and budgeting; supporting integrated approaches and identifying accelerator interventions; monitoring, reporting and evaluation; partnerships; financing …

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FMDV and RIPESS, a new partnership signed at Habitat III in Quito

On October 17, during the Habitat III meeting, the Global fund for the Development of Cities – FMDV and RIPESS signed a partnership agreement. The Global fund for cities development (FMDV) was created in October 2010 at the initiative of Metropolis, United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) and 34 founding members (cities and city networks). …

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