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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.
News from Asia—
ASEC gives a session in The ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples’ Forum ACSC/APF 2022
The ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN Peoples’ Forum (ACSC/APF) is an annual forum of civil society organisations from ASEAN Member States held in parallel with the ASEAN Summit. The meeting is organised by civil society in the country that holds the ASEAN Chairmanship. As Cambodia is the Chair of ASEAN for this year, ACSC/APF was hosted in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on [...]
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 [...]