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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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The 110th International Labour Conference comes to an end with the SSE in the spotlight

RIPESS Intercontinental attended the 110th International Labour Conference as an observer for the last two weeks, having been the organisation that officially introduced the SSE at the ILO in 2009. RIPESS welcomed the choice of the Governing body the International Labour Office, to hold the General Discussion on the topics of SSE and Decent Work …

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Advocacy experience of the Bolivian platform with a gender perspective.

In 2005, the first fair trade and solidarity economy coordination was created in Cochabamba in the framework of the International Fair of the city. From that moment on, various alternative economy events were held in both experiences. In 2008, the Solidarity Economy and Fair-Trade Movement (ESYCJ) was finally established. This movement was made up of …

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Advocacy for public policies on social solidarity economy in Latin America and the Caribbean.

The neoliberal period openly declared in the 1990s, flows in the face of a reality of globalisation that capitalises on the deterritorialization of productive processes. This has been made possible by the implementation of policies that have facilitated, as Bourieu (1997) points out, the reduction of labour costs, the reduction of public spending, and the …

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Towards the strengthening of SSE ecosystems at all levels: Co-construction of public policies for the promotion of SSE, and advocacy strategies and tools from local to global.

On Tuesday 14th of December, RIPESS members and other SSE actors from around the world got together to exchange on advocacy strategies and collaboration with local, national and international policymakers for co-constructing public policies to strengthen SSE ecosystems around the world. The Director of the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation, Carme Gual, together with Shigeru …

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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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Socioeco.org, the Social and Solidarity website: 10 years already !

As you may know, the website socioeco.org is a database of documentary resources on the SSE. It has the particularity to be in 5 main languages: French, English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese, thus giving a wide range of contents. The pages are not translations of each other, each is autonomous and contains its own content. …