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  • La Via Campesina Southern and Eastern Africa Youth Articulation Statement
    by nyoni on 19 July 2019 at 9 h 34 min

    We, La Via Campesina Southern and Eastern Africa youth articulation delegates from eight organizations (ESAFF Uganda, ZIMSOFF, Kenyan Peasant League, COPACO, Landless People Movement, Agrarian Campaign for Food Sovereignty, União Nacional de Camponeses [UNAC], MVIWATA) gathered at Mutuko, Zimbabwe for the Youth training, are concerned about the current precarious state of the youth in our... Read more → The post La Via Campesina Southern and Eastern Africa Youth Articulation […]

  • Uralungal: India’s Oldest Worker Cooperative
    by Socioeco.org on 18 July 2019 at 23 h 52 min

    Article of the Wire, 03.07/2016Auteurs : Michelle WilliamsMots-clés géographiques : Asie, IndeMots-clés thématiques : coopératives de travailSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Documents […]

  • Solidarity Oxford. Mapping the Solidarity Economy in Oxford
    by Socioeco.org on 18 July 2019 at 23 h 52 min

    Pilot Project ReportOrganismes : Solidarity Economy AssociationMots-clés géographiques : EuropeMots-clés thématiques : le concept d’ESS, entrepreneuriat solidaireSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Documents […]

  • Local is our future. Steps to an Economics of happyness
    by Socioeco.org on 18 July 2019 at 23 h 52 min

    Auteurs : Helena Norberg-HodgeMots-clés géographiques : Amérique du Nord, États-UnisMots-clés thématiques : nouveau paradigme de transformation, Ancrage territorialSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Publications […]

  • Sustainable Development Impact Indicators for Social and Solidarity Economy State of the Art
    by Socioeco.org on 18 July 2019 at 23 h 52 min

    Working Paper 2019Auteurs : Gabriel Salathé-Beaulieu, Marie J. Bouchard, Marguerite MendellOrganismes : Institut de recherche des Nations Unies pour le développement social (UNRISD)Mots-clés géographiques : Europe, France, Amérique du Nord, CanadaMots-clés thématiques : alternatives au PIB, Vers de nouveaux indicateurs de richesse, évaluation de l’ESS, utilité sociale, investissement socialement responsable (ISR)Socioeco.org, […]

  • Public Finance for the Future We Want
    by Socioeco.org on 18 July 2019 at 23 h 52 min

    Auteurs : AA.VV.Organismes : Transnational Institute (TNI)Mots-clés géographiques : Europe, Asie, Afrique, Amérique du Nord, Amérique latine et CaraïbesMots-clés thématiques : nouvelle architecture financièreSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Documents […]

  • Tilos, Greece: the first island in the Med to run entirely on wind and solar power
    by Socioeco.org on 18 July 2019 at 23 h 52 min

    article of The Guardian, 15/06/2017Auteurs : Rachel HowardMots-clés géographiques : Europe, GrèceMots-clés thématiques : Réfugiés, politiques publiquesSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Documents […]

  • A Charter for the Social Solidarity Economy
    by Josh Davis on 18 July 2019 at 17 h 08 min

    cross-posted from Guerrilla TranslationVisions & Models: beyond capitalismsolidarity economyMovements & Struggles: Economic JusticeEnvironmental JusticeFeminism & Gender JusticePractices, Tools & Strategies: Linking Opposition & AlternativesNetworking & CollaborationSolidarity Economy Organizing […]

  • Israeli forces demolish a water harvesting pond and attack Palestinian peasants: UAWC calls upon International actors to intervene
    by abhilash on 18 July 2019 at 12 h 16 min

    This video documenting the Israeli occupation forces’ aggression on Palestinian agriculture and on peasants points to the everyday struggle of Palestinian population. The video documents the demolition of a huge “water harvesting pond ” which irrigates tens of dunums of agricultural land in ” Wadi Al Ghros” to the east of Hebron district. According to... Read more → The post Israeli forces demolish a water harvesting pond and attack Palestinian peasants: UAWC […]

  • Decade of Family Farming: Via Campesina urges FAO to join hands with peasant and small-scale family farmer organizations
    by abhilash on 18 July 2019 at 11 h 42 min

    This year marks the beginning of the United Nations Decade of Family Farming (2019-2028), proclaimed by the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly. The resolution acknowledges the indispensable role that family farmers play in achieving the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals, contribution to sustainable food production and the eradication of poverty,... Read more → The post Decade of Family Farming: Via Campesina urges FAO to join hands with peasant and […]

  • South Asian Peasant movements meet in Kathmandu, Nepal
    by abhilash on 16 July 2019 at 6 h 46 min

    All Nepal Peasants Federation (ANPFa) hosted the regional meeting of La Via Campesina South Asia in Kathmandu from 01 July to 04 July. The meeting was attended by the member organizations, observers and ally groups. Members from Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and India took part in the 3-day long meeting making a collective commitment... Read more → The post South Asian Peasant movements meet in Kathmandu, Nepal appeared first on Via Campesina English. […]

  • Dam Collapse in Bahia, Brazil: MAB says lack of dam supervision endangering lives
    by abhilash on 16 July 2019 at 6 h 22 min

    Another dam collapsed on 11th July in Quati, near the municipality of Pedro Alexandre, in the northeast region of the state of Bahia. According to the Civil Defense of the region, as in other previous cases, water mixed with the earth formed a kind of mud that invaded the houses and left the population isolated.... Read more → The post Dam Collapse in Bahia, Brazil: MAB says lack of dam supervision endangering lives appeared first on Via Campesina English. […]

  • Key Facilitation Skills: Distinguishing Weird from Seductive
    by Josh Davis on 15 July 2019 at 17 h 32 min

    cross-posted from Laird's Commentary on Community and ConsensusPractices, Tools & Strategies: Democratic Dialog & DeliberationEconomic Sectors: Organizational Support & Development […]

  • Magasin du Monde
    by cities on 11 July 2019 at 16 h 25 min

    Oxfam Quebec, an international development NGO (non-governmental organization), foresaw the success of the Magasin du Monde program in Quebec, and imported the Magasin du Monde program from Europe, while playing a key role in gathering various stakeholders together. While Oxfam enjoys broad public support and influence in the international development arena in Europe, the public awareness of international development and of Oxfam itself is not as high in Quebec as in Europe. […]

  • Ed Whitfield - 38th Annual E.F. Schumacher Lectures
    by Josh Davis on 11 July 2019 at 16 h 09 min

    [Editor's note: this talk by Ed Whitfield of the Fund for Democratic Communities at the 38th Annual E.F. Schumacher Lecture series somehow managed to slip through out net when it was posted on Youtube last December. We present it now, as Ed's insightful commentary on our movement (and its failings) is as relevant now as it was last year. Ed's talk begins at about the 8 minute mark.]Regions: United StatesVisions & Models: solidarity economyMovements & Struggles: Economic […]

  • Artists, agricultural workers gather in El Paso to protest Border Patrol facilities, treatment of migrants
    by abhilash on 9 July 2019 at 6 h 24 min

    Parts of this article is also an edited excerpt from an article by Aria Jones, that first appeared in El Paso Times on 06 July 2019. Artists flew into El Paso from across the country to protest the detention of immigrants through poetry, music and dance Friday. Artist Uprising at the El Paso Border was held... Read more → The post Artists, agricultural workers gather in El Paso to protest Border Patrol facilities, treatment of migrants appeared first on Via Campesina English. […]

  • Solidarity Economy Roads
    by Josh Davis on 8 July 2019 at 19 h 06 min

    Translated by Matt Noyes(Thanks to Emi Do and Leo Sammallahti – MN)Read Chapter 1Read Chapter 2Read Chapter 3Read Chapter 4Regions: Latin AmericaVisions & Models: solidarity economyMovements & Struggles: Economic JusticeEnvironmental JusticeWorkplace DemocracyEconomic Sectors: Community Development […]

  • CICOPA’s message for the 2019 International Day of Cooperatives
    by Cicopa on 6 July 2019 at 13 h 12 min

    6th of July 2019 Yesterday, today and tomorrow – Worker cooperatives fight for decent work Decent work is this year’s […]

  • A Health Care Center by the Workers, for the Community
    by Josh Davis on 4 July 2019 at 16 h 32 min

    cross-posted from Unicorn RiotRegions: Western EuropeInstitutions & Structures: Worker CooperativesVisions & Models: anarchist economicslocal living economiessolidarity economyMovements & Struggles: Economic JusticeEnvironmental JusticeEconomic Sectors: Healthcar […]

  • Mercosur: when the hypocrisy of the EU seeks to attack the rights of peasants and citizens
    by Ndabezinhle on 3 July 2019 at 7 h 32 min

    Brussels: July 2, 2019 ECVC calls on the EU Parliament and Member States to reject the agreement Last Friday The European Commission signed the free trade agreement with the Mercosur countries.  ‘The agreement with Mercosur, jointly with other free trade agreements, such as CETA, destroy the sustainable model of small and medium-scale farmers, food sovereignty... Read more → The post Mercosur: when the hypocrisy of the EU seeks to attack the rights of peasants and citizens […]

  • Developing Cooperatives with Devco
    by Josh Davis on 1 July 2019 at 18 h 36 min

    cross-posted from Each for All: The Cooperative ConnectionIn this episode of Each For All, we talk to Marty Frost, a prolific member of the co-op sector, Co-operative Developer with Devco, board member at CCEC Credit Union, Aunt Leah’s Foundation, and the British Columbia Co-operative Association. Regions: CanadaInstitutions & Structures: Support OrganizationsWorker CooperativesMovements & Struggles: Economic JusticeWorkplace DemocracyPractices, Tools […]

  • La Via Campesina supports and expresses solidarity with the struggle of peasants of South and North Koreas
    by nyoni on 1 July 2019 at 6 h 47 min

    La Via Campesina supports and expresses solidarity with the struggle of peasants of South and North Koreas who yearn for permanent peace in the Korean peninsula, and will be together for their wishes and aspiration. The 27th of April, 2019 was the first anniversary of Panmoonjom Declaration where we announced the principle of nation’s autonomy... Read more → The post La Via Campesina supports and expresses solidarity with the struggle of peasants of South and North Koreas appeared […]

  • OPINION: Adoption of the Peasant’s Rights Declaration enriches the human rights system
    by nyoni on 28 June 2019 at 7 h 39 min

    The approval and adoption of the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas represent a historic event for the international human rights system itself, as well as for the peasant communities of the world. This has been a 17-year struggle on the part of La Via Campesina, which, along... Read more → The post OPINION: Adoption of the Peasant’s Rights Declaration enriches the human rights system appeared first on Via Campesina English. […]

  • Solidarity and the Local Economy
    by Josh Davis on 27 June 2019 at 19 h 15 min

    In our third and final installment of interviews from the 2018 Worker Cooperative National Conference, we hear from Paul of the Colorado Solidarity Fund, a cooperative investment club, and Parag Khandhar of the Asian American Solidarity Economies project.Regions: United StatesMovements & Struggles: Economic JusticePractices, Tools & Strategies: Solidarity Economy OrganizingEconomic Sectors: Community DevelopmentFinancing & Financial Services […]

  • P2P Accounting for Planetary Survival
    by Commons Transition on 27 June 2019 at 16 h 56 min

    "If you want to flip your economic mind, and leap to the cutting edge of commons-based thinking, simply read on." - Kate Raworth The post P2P Accounting for Planetary Survival appeared first on Commons Transition. […]

  • UN Inter-Agency task force on SSE, the International Conference in Geneva
    by redazione on 27 June 2019 at 11 h 36 min

    The General Secretary of Euricse, Gianluca Salvatori, participated on the 25th and 26th of June at  International Conference on SSE in Geneva. This event is part of a series of conferences resulting from the Call for Papers “Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy?” launched by the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social […] The post UN Inter-Agency task force on SSE, the International […]

  • Euricse at 7th EMES International Research Conference
    by redazione on 27 June 2019 at 10 h 37 min

    EURICSE researchers Giulia Galera and Stefania Chiomento, together with EURICSE president Carlo Borzaga, are participating in the 7th EMES International Research Conference on Social Enterprise held from 24th June to 27th June in Sheffield (UK). They contributed to one semi-plenary session chaired by professor Jacques Defourny entitled “Mapping of social enterprise and its ecosystem in […] The post Euricse at 7th EMES International Research Conference appeared first on Euricse. […]

  • La Via Campesina: 2018 Annual report
    by nyoni on 27 June 2019 at 8 h 55 min

    Title: La Via Campesina – 2018 Annual report Year: June 2019 Language: English (also available in French and Spanish) Summary: The 2018 Annual Report highlights the selected activities and the advances made during the year towards strengthening the international movement. The year 2018 ended on a truly special and historic note with the adoption of... Read more → The post La Via Campesina: 2018 Annual report appeared first on Via Campesina English. […]

  • #SCIS2019: Programme and registrations
    by Cicopa on 26 June 2019 at 11 h 41 min

    The 2019 edition will take place in Naples from 24 to 27 October […]

  • Working with Small Business Development Centers
    by Josh Davis on 25 June 2019 at 15 h 40 min

    The USFWC Policy and Advocacy Council hosts quarterly public webinars on current topics. This quarter, we will be focusing on the resources you need to communicate with your local small business development centers, who are responsible for sharing information about worker ownership after the Main Street Employee Ownership Act.Regions: United StatesInstitutions & Structures: Worker CooperativesMovements & Struggles: Workplace DemocracyPractices, Tools & […]