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Public Spaces and Right to the City: Barcelona paves the way towards Habitat III

RIPESS/Urgenci participation in the Right to the City Platform meeting and Habitat lll Consultation on Public Spaces in Barcelona 2-5th April 2016 At the Mexico City Habitat lll meeting, a session was dedicated to Social and Solidarity Economy in which RIPESS participated. This also helped us to move forward in various discussions. RIPESS, as a …

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Declaration of the Social Solidarity Economy Movement in Defense of Democracy in Brazil

The movements for social solidarity economy express their support and solidarity with the Brazilian society and solidarity economy, which live crucial moments in defense of democracy and transformations achieved by the social movement in recent years. We invite organizations of the social solidarity economy on all continents to support this Declaration and to disseminate information …

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Call for sign-ons – Declaration of the Social Solidarity Economy Movement in Defense of Democracy in Brazil

We present the following declaration of support and solidarity with the Brazilian society and solidarity economy, which live crucial moments in defense of democracy and transformations achieved by the social movement in recent years. We ask organizations of the social solidarity economy on all continents to support this Declaration and to disseminate information about the …

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RIPESS at the Preparatory Meeting of Habitat III in Mexico, March 9-11 – “Localizing finance for inclusive change”

At the recent HABITAT III preparatory thematic meeting in Mexico City (9-11 March 2016) on “Localizing finance for inclusive change”, Judith Hitchman (Urgenci) represented RIPESS in a roundtable discussion with Yasy Morales of the Rencontres Mont Blanc, Milder Villegas of INAISE and Enrique Ortiz of HIC (Habitat International Coalition). Judith Hitchman spoke of the need for a …

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Legal and political recognition of social solidarity economy (SSE). An overview on SSE public policies and guidelines.

Author: Yvon Poirier, January 2016 Download the paper in pdf Summary This document is a tool for governments, public services, SSE organizations, development organizations, researchers and other people interested in the development of public policies that recognize SSE. For several years, countries have adopted laws, policies, and various other measures in order to promote the …

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At the UN Sustainable Development Goals Summit, Madani Koumare from RENAPESS Mali makes the case for a paradigm shift and social solidarity economy (SSE)

UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT 2015 September 26th, 2015, New York Speaking Notes for the Interactive Dialogue “Fostering sustainable economic growth, transformation and promoting sustainable consumption and production” MADANI KOUMARE,  Economist,  President, National Network for the Promotion of Social and Solidarity Economy (RENAPESS-Mali), Member of the African Network for the Social and Solidarity Economy (RAESS),  …

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