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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.

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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—

RIPESS calls for local governments to establish SSE as the development model in GSEF 2021

RIPESS and its continental SSE network members, in cooperation with the most relevant SSE organisations and International organisations,  were actively involved and fully mobilised for the  Global Social Economy Forum 2021,  which took place on site in Mexico and online from the 4th to the 8th of October. In addition to participating in the opening and other plenary activities, we collaborated and brought [...]

The Youth Entrepreneurship Program

The enthusiasm of young people to establish entrepreneurship is a good sign in the economy hence more economic actors will distribute the power of the economy. The Asian Solidarity Economy Council carried out the hype by conducting the Youth Entrepreneurship Program (YEP), a mentorship program where expert mentors provide guidance to young men and women who are motivated to run [...]

RIPESS 2021-2023 strategic orientations: Strengthening SSE solutions and Advocating for a more transformative impact

SSE grassroots networks and their members across all continents are playing a key role in overcoming the Covid19 challenges and showing their resilience and capacity to innovate. The challenge we are now facing is not how to build back pre-Covid socioeconomic structures, but rather how to build an alternative model of development, driven by the needs of all peoples and [...]

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