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Finding local solutions in localising SDGs

ASEC – RIPESS Asia was present at the International Conference on SDGs localisation held from 22 to 24 February 2019 in South Korea. At this event, Professor Denison Jayasooria presented some reflections from a malaysian case study among flat dwellers that highlights the important role of SSE in the localization of SDGs.

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Launching of the confluence process towards the Barcelona 2020 WSF of Transformative Economies

The first world meeting to prepare the confluence will take place in Barcelona on 5, 6 and 7 April 2019 Written by Laie Vidiella Hernàndez. Communications WSFTE. The World Social Forum of Transformative Economies is a process of confluence of the different movements of alternative economies that exist in different parts of the world, both locally and internationally, …

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Strengthening Social Solidarity Economy Movements (SSEM) in Asian region

Written by Prof Datuk Dr Denison Jayasooria, member of RIPESS Board and ASEC Chair  Asian Solidarity Economy Council (ASEC) members from Philippines, Malaysian, Indonesia and Thailand met in Singapore from November 2 to 4, 2018. The occasion was also too participated in the ASEAN People Forum where ASEC hosted a workshop on “Transformative economic movements at …

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For RIPESS, the location of SDG by the SSE is fundamental

Written by Laura Cicciarelli, Chantier de l’Économie Sociale (International member of RIPESS Intercontinental) RIPESS was present at the 5th meeting of the International Pilot Group on Social and Solidarity Economy (GPIESS), which was held on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on 25 September in New York. As the GPIESS is currently chaired by …

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SSE mappings by Socioeco: SDG, Public Policies, Journalism, Training

Your interest in social and solidarity economy may have led you to use the socioeco.org resource web site. Since its beginnings in 2011, the site has evolved a lot: in addition to the 5 main languages, French, Spanish, English, Italian and Portuguese, we can now find documents also in Catalan, German and Greek. The site …

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ASEC’s involvement in ASEAN and the localization of the SDGs

It is important to recognise that ASEAN as a sub-regional block of ten countries with about 650 million has been very active in engaging with state actors as well as with the business community. The ASEAN community Vision 2025 is a major undertaking in fostering as sense of solidarity among the people of ASEAN. However …

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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 …

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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 …

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