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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. …

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RIPESS 2021-2023 strategic orientations: Strengthening SSE solutions and Advocating for a more transformative impact

SSE grassroots networks and their members across all continents are playing a key role in overcoming the Covid19 challenges and showing their resilience and capacity to innovate. The challenge we are now facing is not how to build back pre-Covid socioeconomic structures, but rather how to build an alternative model of development, driven by the …

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Promoting SSE through Public Policies: Guidelines for Local Governments

Written by Juli Hernandez UNRISD (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development) and GSEF (Global Social Economy Forum) identified key elements and good practices based on case studies of seven cities, and developed guidelines to policy makers to design, implement and assess public policies that support SSE. These Guidelines for Local Governments provide responses, explaining …