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RAESS, moving forward on the Social Solidarity Economy pathway in Cameroon

Last August, a configuration session was held between RESSCAM (ESS Cameroon), member of the African Network of the Social Solidarity Economy (RAESS) and the Municipal Council of the commune of Galim. In the department of Bamboutos, in the Western region of Cameroon, in the presence of the mayor himself, Mr. TSHOUONGANG Elie Saker. In Cameroon, …

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Creating Convergence Spaces for SSE Community Builders Asian Solidarity Economy Forum

The Asian Solidarity Economy Forum (ASEF) which began in 2007, aims to provide a platform for organizations and enterprises in Asia to share their social solidarity economy (SSE) initiatives that prioritize people and planet over profit. SSE is a viable pathway to sustainable development, particularly in the rebuilding of economies in the context, and the …

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RIPESS moderated the event on the “Role of the Social and Solidarity Economy in the achievement of the SDGs” with the participation of governmental and international civil society organisations.

RIPESS is proud to have accompanied Spain, UNCTAD and ILO in the side event held at the United Nations on 22 July 2022 on the ROLE OF THE SOCIAL AND SOLIDARITY ECONOMY IN THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THE SDGs: A POSSIBLE RESOLUTION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY. RIPESS is continuing with our tireless promotion of the social …

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How SSE initiatives contribute to achieving the SDGs in the post-Covid context

  MESSAGE FROM OUR JOINT COORDINATION   RIPESS participated in the RIO+20 meeting in 2012 when the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) process was launched. From 2012 to 2015, we advocated for the inclusion of Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) in the SDGs by showing how SSE can provide an inclusive way forward towards their implementation. The …

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RIPESS 2021-2023 STRATEGIC PLAN

RIPESS intercontinental network is moving forward. We have adopted a new, more robust form of international coordination and strategic plan for 2021-2023. This plan takes into account both the context, as well as updated priorities, needs and visions of the different SSE continental and sectorial member networks. The Strategic Plan represents the symbolic beginning of …

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Call for SSE Advocacy tools

From RIPESS, in cooperation with Socioeco we have launched a worldwide call for advocacy tools used by SSE networks and other actors to contribute to the co-construction of SSE public policies.

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Intercontinental Webinars

RIPESS Intercontinental is launching a series of webinars to show how SSE brings solutions to the global challenges we are facing. This is part of an open process of debate where we want to gather diverse and different SSE voices around the world.

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What is Social Solidarity Economy

In recent years, a global SSE movement is emerging,  a rapidly growing transformative, citizen-led alternative to market-driven capitalism, aimed at systemic change to build an economy and society that serves people and planet.