Members and allies


In the course of its history, RIPESS has grown on all continents and has established relationships with numerous international institutions and civil society organizations.

In addition, as part of its activities to promote SSE towards international institutions, RIPESS has been accredited by UNCTAD since September 2014 and has a consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) since July 2016.

RIPESS Members


Our Associates


Partnerships and collaborations

A-SSE and Civil Society Organisations

  • INAISE – International association of investors in the social economy
  • Quartiers du Monde
  • WFTO – World fair trade organization
  • HIC – Habitat International Coalition
  • WIEGO – Women in Informal Employment: GLobalizing and Organizing
  • ESS Forum International (RMB)
  • ICA – Internationale Co-operative Alliance
  • EMES – International Research Network on Social Enterprise
  • CIRIEC – Centre internationale de recherches et d’information sur l’economie publique, sociale et coopérative

B- internationals Institutions

  • UNDP – United Nations Development Programme
  • UNRISD – United Nations Research Institute For Social Development
  • ILO – International Labour Organization
  • UN-NGLS – United Nations Non gouvernmental Liaison Service
  • OCDE/LEED – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development


International spaces where RIPESS is involved