Euro-African Cooperation Forum on SSE training, Marrakech, May 2017

The International Forum “Engagement, Citizenship and Development: How to train in the Social and Solidarity Economy” was held in Marrakech from May 22 to 24, attracting 380 participants from 22 countries, 55 universities and 87 SSE organizations.  This three-day event is a project of fruitful Franco-Moroccan cooperation between the Cadi Ayyad University of Marrakech (UCAM) …


Annual Colloquium of the SSE Interuniversity Network (RIUESS) in Marrakech. 22-24 May 2017

The Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech and the University of Haute-Alsace are organizing the annual Colloquium of the Inter University Network of Social and Solidarity Economics (RIUESS) in Marrakech from the 22nd to the 24th of May 2017. This is the first meeting with partners in North Africa. The theme chosen jointly by the two organising universities and the …

Shigeru Tanaka

The Ambitious Journey of ASEC to Spread SSE in Asia

On November 21-23, 2016, over thirty participants from Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines gathered at the University of the Philippines-College of Social Welfare and Development to discuss the plans to promote SSE in Asia. Participants shared their diverse insights on the situation in their country or field of activities and recognized at least three common needs for …


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 …


SSE in initial vocational education and training (IVET)

On November 30th 2016 in Rome the first meeting of the Erasmus+ project “SSEE Ivet” took place, aiming to promote the Social Solidarity Economy in Europe through an action research initiating an innovative study programme on initial and vocational training (IVET). It is about formulating and evaluating an SSE vocational training curriculum for young people who come out of the …


SOLI-OIL Solidarity exports between Greece and Germany

During this summer (from July until September) the campaign of solidarity exports travelled to Berlin, after Belgium and Luxembourg through the cooperation of social organisations and SSE initiatives in Germany and in Greece. The “heart” of the campaign is how an alternative – fair and solidarity trade , without mediators with full access to all …


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