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 […]
RIPESS updates its logo
RIPESS Intercontinental is updating its logo today, and we wanted to share it with you. Over and above the simple change of an image, we wanted to show what we […]
Women of the world, protagonists of the SSE – editorial of Judith Hitchman, RIPESS Co-coordinator
International Women’s Day is a relatively recent creation: it only dates back to 1975. The struggle for women’s rights, however is far older. And has been a long and arduous […]
“The SSE with a gender perspective is an alternative for change for our community, because it is centered on the defense of life” Interview with Graciela Quintero
Interview with Graciela Quintero Medina, a Colombian activist, member of the Mesa Hunzaua, a collective that brings together some 20 local associations in Bogota.
How was your vocation to help others […]
“We have to be careful not to go backwards, to remember that we are still here” Interview with Isa Alvarez
Isa Alvarez is an agro-ecologist and researcher living in Vitoria (Spain). She originally comes from the academic world, but has been active for 15 years in different activist organizations working […]
Resources on Women and SEE (in collaboration with socioeco.org)
SSE as an alternative model of development according to the UN
The Secretary General of the United Nations includes the SSE as an alternative model of development in his report to the Commission for Social Development.
RIPESS calls for the need to include SSE in international strategies for the realisation of the SGDs in the 2020 HLPF
Text of the intervention made at the French Side-Event at the High Level Political Forum – HLPF, July 2020. The intervention was in French. Here is translation to English.
Why the […]
Strenghtening of SSE networks for realisation of SDGs in a post-Covid19 context
RIPESS and the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation (ACCD) organised a webinar on the 17th November that brought together participants from more than 30 countries to share about the role […]
Promotion of SSE for a sustainable post-COVID19 recovery
RIPESS and the Catalan Cooperation Agency (ACCD) initiate a collaboration for the promotion of the ESS as a key strategy in sustainable development in a post-Covid19 context.
The project, funded […]
New RIPESS coordination to embrace tomorrow’s challenges
The world is facing a series of unprecedented crises and their impacts have increased since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. Poverty levels and inequalities have increased, as well as the number […]
RIPESS Job offer – Trilingual advocacy and project manager (based in Europe)
RIPESS is a global network of continental networks committed to the promotion of Social Solidarity Economy since 1997. The member networks themselves bring together national and sectorial networks, thus ensuring […]
The importance of SSE grassroots experiences
In each of the four webinars “Beyond the Covid-19 crisis” organized by RIPESS, it was possible to learn about different local and community projects that are providing solutions in the […]
Participation of RIPESS’ members at the WSF of Transformative Economies
RIPESS Intercontinental and its members from different continents will be at the World Social Forum of Transformative Economies (WSFTE), organizing different continental and intercontinental virtual activities. The meetings are held […]
RIPESS analyses SSE response beyond COVID-19 through three webinars
The transformative economies meet globally!
From June 25th to July 1st, the first World Social Forum on Transformative Economies (WSFTE) will take place. This will be a virtual meeting that seeks to articulate a common […]
Beyond COVID19 emergency: Food sovereignty and the right to food
As part of a series of webinars to analyze SSE collective and sustainable responses beyond Covid-19, RIPESS Intercontinental organized a webinar focused on the right to food and food security. […]
COVID-19: Globalising solidarity is the response we need now!
With COVID-19 crisis, humanity is facing one of the most serious and uncertain crises in recent history. RIPESS shares its statement and the need to globalize solidarity. […]