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The Léman in the translocal perspectives: «Local currency from here and elsewhere»

If additional local currencies were already circulating in the 1930s in Europe and then in the years 1980-1990 in the Americas, it is undeniable that they are experiencing a renewed interest around the world, both as regards the effervescence of popular support and potentially for technological and economic development. The Geneva’s currency « The Léman » was …

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Participation At The International Conference INAISE 2016 – Round Table About « The International Networks : Convergence, Opportunities, Challenges »

The International Association of Investors in the social economy (INAISE) held its annual conference in Montreal, May 11-13 May. About 180 participants were present. This association includes various types of institutions of social and solidarity finance on an international level, ranging from cooperative financial institutions such as the Caisse d’économie solidaire Desjardins, Banca Etica in …

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Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) and Financing for Development (FfD) – A concept note about FfD, Yvon Poirier, RIPESS Board of Directors

Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) and Financing for Development (FfD): A concept note Yvon Poirier –RIPESS Board of directors, March 16, 2015 NB. This note is a slightly revised version of a paper prepared for the Steering Committee for the CSO – UNGA hearings on FfD held in New York on April 9th. The considerations in …

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