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Asia – ASEC

Asia – ASEC2023-11-02T11:06:16+01:00
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Who we are

The Asian Solidarity Economy Council is the Asian hub for enhancing the responsibilities of stakeholders in co-creating a compassionate, solidarity economy. It brings together 18 national and continental networks in 21 countries of Asia.

Member countries
Member organizations
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ASEC Ripess

Phillipines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Hongkong SAR – China, Japan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka.

• Dew Crafts/ Bangladesh
• ASSEFA/ India
• Parinaama/ India
• NAFAN/ Nepal
• Fair Trade/ Nepal
• HOMENet/ Thailand
• HOMENet/ Philippines
• HOMENet/ Cambodia
• ASKA/ Philippines
• PAKISAMA/ Philippines
• Pacific Asia Resource Center/ Japan
• Hong Kong Baptist University/ Hong Kong
• University of Phillpines/ Philippines
• Yayasan Bina Swadaya/ Indonesia
• OA Organic Farm/ Malaysia
• APPGM-SDG/ Malaysia
• LEADS/ Sri Lanka
• Sarvodaya/ Sri Lanka

News from Asia—

Creating Convergence Spaces for SSE Community Builders Asian Solidarity Economy Forum

The Asian Solidarity Economy Forum (ASEF) which began in 2007, aims to provide a platform for organizations and enterprises in Asia to share their social solidarity economy (SSE) initiatives that prioritize people and planet over profit. SSE is a viable pathway to sustainable development, particularly in the rebuilding of economies in the context, and the aftermath, of the Covid-19 pandemic.  [...]

Towards the strengthening of SSE ecosystems at all levels: Co-construction of public policies for the promotion of SSE, and advocacy strategies and tools from local to global.

On Tuesday 14th of December, RIPESS members and other SSE actors from around the world got together to exchange on advocacy strategies and collaboration with local, national and international policymakers for co-constructing public policies to strengthen SSE ecosystems around the world. The Director of the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation, Carme Gual, together with Shigeru Tanaka, joint-coordinator of RIPESS, officially [...]

How SSE initiatives contribute to achieving the SDGs in the post-Covid context

  MESSAGE FROM OUR JOINT COORDINATION   RIPESS participated in the RIO+20 meeting in 2012 when the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) process was launched. From 2012 to 2015, we advocated for the inclusion of Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) in the SDGs by showing how SSE can provide an inclusive way forward towards their implementation. The SDGs themselves, adopted in September [...]

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