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.


United Nations Organisations

  • UNTFSSE – UN Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy
  • UNDP – United Nations lead agency on international development
  • UNRISD – United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
  • ILO – International Labour Organization

Civil Society Organisations

  • WSM – We social movements
  • WIEGO – Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing
  • GPR2C – Global Platform for the Right to the City
  • WSF – World Social Forum
  • WFTO – World Fair Trade Organization
  • HIC – Habitat International Coalition
  • CIRIEC – Centro Internacional de Investigación e Información sobre la Economía Pública, Social y Cooperativa