Denison Jayasooria

TAPPING POTENTIAL OF SSE FOR SDGS

The Asia Solidarity Economy Council (ASEC) hosted a workshop on “Social Solidarity Economy & SDGs, Tapping the potential” at the Asian Pacific People Forum on Sustainable development on March 26, 2018 at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (Full programme here). About 20 people from various CSOs from eleven Asian countries gathered at this session which was …

Ripess

3 minutes, 3 messages: Public Policies for SSE

Peter Utting* explains in three minutes why social and solidarity economy should not be romanticized, but should be taken seriously as an important means of implementation of the SDGs. His three messages: SSE is an innovative approach to inclusive and sustainable development that builds both economic and political empowerment; many governments are supporting SSE expansion …

Yvon Poirier

RIPESS involvement in the 4th LED World Forum: contribution of the SSE to Local Development and SDGs

The 4th Global Meeting on Local Economic Development (LED) was held in Praia, Cabo Verde, from 17 to 20 October 2017. The theme of this year’s meeting is: Local Economic Development as a comprehensive framework to localize the Sustainable Development Goals: addressing rising inequalities. The theme of the event is totally aligned with a recent …

Ripess

RIPESS, an active member of the new Advisory Group of the UN SSE Taskforce

We are pleased to announce that the UN Interagency Taskforce on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) agreed on August 31th to formally recognize an Advisory Group (AG) of SSE Observer organisations. As of today, it includes 5 organizations of the 10 previously mandated organisations: SSE International Forum Global Fund for Cities Development – FMDV Global …

Ripess

Praia Manifesto, a commitment to an Inclusive and Sustainable Local Economic Development (LED)

The major international networks of Social and Solidarity Economy and Finance (SSEF) commit to an Inclusive, Resilient, Low Carbon and Sustainable Local Economic Development (LED). Meeting in Praia, Cabo Verde, on the occasion of the 4th World Forum for Local Economic Development, the SSE International Forum, the Global Fund for Cities Development-FMDV, the Global Social …

Ripess

RIPESS, An Associate Partner For The 4Th World Forum of Local Economic Development (LED), Cape Verde, October 2017

The 4th World Forum of Local Economic Develaopment (LED) will be held at Praia, Cabo Verde, from October 17 to 20, 2017. After previous meetings in Seville, Spain (2011), in Foz do Iguaçu (Brazil) in 2013 and in 2015 in Turin, Italy. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Local Economic Development as a comprehensive …

Raúl Luna Rodríguez

The link between the SSE and the Sustainable Development Goals – Latin America

As part of the 2030 Agenda implementation, and taking into account that the basis for achieving all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires to switch the current economic model, RIPESS-LAC highlights the direct link between these objectives and the social and solidarity economy (SSE). The SSE is part of the response that is currently needed and must therefore be …

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