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Asia – ASEC2022-12-23T17:36:07+01:00
  • Asia Ripess

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

Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippine, Thailand,  Cambodia, Vietnam Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Japan, Hongkong

  • Dew Crafts/Bangladesh
  • Parinaama/India
  • ASSEFA/India
  • NAFAN/Nepal
  • Homenet/Pakistan
  • LEADS/Sri Lanka
  • Institute for Indonesia Cooperative Development Studies/Indonesia
  • ASEC Philippine/Network
  • Homenet/Thailand
  • Yunus/Thailand
  • Artisans Association of Cambodia/Cambodia
  • Pacific Asia Resource Center/Japan
  • Hong Kong Baptist University/Hongkong

News from Asia—

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 [...]

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 [...]

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