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INTERCONTINENTAL NEWS FROM RIPESS

RIPESS ACTIVELY INVOLVED IN THE UN TASKFORCE MEETING IN ROME ON SDGS – NOVEMBER 2016


Judith Hitchman, President of Urgenci, RIPESS member, and Yvon Poirier, vice coordinator of RIPESS, participated in the Symposium on “SSE AS A MEANS TO IMPLEMENT THE SDGs” (Sustainable Development Goals). The objective of the meeting was to share knowledge and thoughts about the future Action plan the UN Taskforce foreseen for 2017. The Position Statement Paper “Realizing the… Read more

THE C.I.T.I.E.S PROJECT IN PREPARATION 


The World Forum on Social and Solidarity Economy, GSEF2016, took place in Montreal last September (2016) under the following slogan “Local Governments and actors of the Social Economy. Allied for the development of smart and sustainable cities“. The GSEF concluded with a Declaration, and also with the announcement of the creation of the CITIES project,… Read more

AN INTERCONTINENTAL PARTNERSHIP RELATED TO GENDER AND SSE

 

At a first meeting, on 19 January 2017, CECI, RENAPESS, ORFED and Quartiers du Monde shared their actions, programs and agendas with the aim of identifying how to collaborate together. They plan to jointly consider how a shared programmme to formalize a framework of actions and strengthen the annual report on SSE National policy. Thus… Read more

ASECASIA

THE AMBITIOUS JOURNEY OF ASEC TO SPREAD SSE IN ASIA 

 

On November 21-23, 2016, over thirty participants from Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines gathered at the University of the Philippines-College of Social Welfare and Development to discuss the plans to promote SSE in Asia. Participants shared their diverse insights on the situation in their country or field of activities and recognized at least… Read more

A MULTI STAKEHOLDERS NATIONAL APPROACH ON SDGS – CASE OF MALAYSIA

 

Dr Denison Jayasooria, from Malaysia, member of ASEC / RIPESS Asia is the co-chair of the Malaysia CSO-SDG Alliance, being an informal grouping of CSOs in development, human rights, environment and think tanks – including Social & Solidarity Economy organizations. This group has come together since Oct 2015 to focus joint effort on SDGs…. Read more

RAESSAFRICA

MEETING WITH AFDB TO INTEGRATE THE SSE IN THE YOUTH EMPLOYMENT STRATEGY IN AFRICA

 

By invitation of the resident representative of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Cameroon, RESSCAM participated in the Central Africa Conference on Youth Employment in Africa. This conference was held on Tuesday, February 07, 2017 at the Hilton Hotel in Yaoundé. It aimed at informing the public on the Youth Employment Strategy in Africa… Read more

ANNUAL COLLOQUIUM OF THE SSE INTERUNIVERSITY NETWORK (RIUESS) IN MARRAKECH - MAY 2017 

 

The Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakech and the University of Haute-Alsace are organizing the annual Colloquium of the Inter University Network of Social and Solidarity Economics (RIUESS) in Marrakech from the 22nd to the 24th of May 2017. This is the first meeting with partners in North Africa. The theme chosen jointly by the two organising… Read more

RIPESS EUEUROPE

BE PART OF THE UNIVERSSE 2017, THE 4TH EUROPEAN CONGRESS ON SSE - JUNE 2017

 

Be part of the Universse 2017 Democratising Economy, Emancipating Society, Empowering Change The 4th European Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) Congress will take place in Athens on the 9/10/11th of June. Cooperatives, grassroots initiatives, SSE organisations, groups and people that work to promote and advance SSE from all over Europe will meet for the event. During the 3day… Read more

SSE IN INITIAL VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING (IVET)

 

On November 30th 2016 in Rome the first meeting of the Erasmus+ project “SSEE Ivet” took place, aiming to promote the Social Solidarity Economy in Europe through an action research initiating an innovative study programme on initial and vocational training (IVET). It is about formulating and evaluating an SSE vocational training curriculum for young people who come… Read more

RIPESS NANORTH AMERICA

A CHARTER FOR CSAS IN THE USA AND CANADA!

 

The North American CSA community, taking a clue from the rapid growth of CSAs in new areas of the world (France, UK, all of Europe, China), is proposing the adoption of a CSA Charter that provides a definition of what CSA is all about. Together, regional networks and independent CSAs will launch the Charter on CSA Sign-up Day, February… Read more

FIRST CONTACT WITH THE CANADIAN FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO SUPPORT SSE AT AN INTERNATIONAL LEVEL

 

Last January 20, Béatrice Alain from the Chantier de l’économie sociale du Québec, Michael Toye and Yvon Poirier, respectively Executive Director and International Delegate of the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet), had a meeting in Ottawa with the Deputy Minister of the International Development Ministry, Mr. Peter M. Boehm. The purpose of the meeting… Read more

RIPESS LACLATIN AMERICA

CAMPAIGN FOR A GLOBAL CURRICULUM OF SOCIAL SOLIDARITY ECONOMY

 

In Latin and Central America there is a tradition of collective and community-based economies that come from ancient cultures, which RIPESS-LAC and its member organizations have recovered and promoted among others through campaigns promoting public policies that contribute to development, to respond to needs, to build capacity and develop a new economy. It is… Read more

THE LINK BETWEEN THE SSE AND THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

 

As part of the 2030 Agenda implementation, and taking into account that the basis for achieving all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) requires to switch the current economic model, RIPESS-LAC highlights the direct link between these objectives and the social and solidarity economy (SSE). The SSE is part of the response that is currently… Read more

UPCOMING EVENTS



International Deep Dive of mapping initiatives, March10-15 2017, Italy


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NESI - Forum on New Economy and Social Innovation
, April 19-22 2017, Spain

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IV International Conference on Social and Complementary Currencies, May 10-14 2017, Spain

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EFFSSE 2017, Forum on ESS at the European ParliamentMay 11 2017, Belgium

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ANNUAL COLLOQUIUM OF THE SSE INTERUNIVERSITY NETWORK (RIUESS), May 22-24 2017, Morocco

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ECOSOC Financing for development (FfD), May 22-25 2017, United States

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UNIVERSSE, The 4th European Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) Congress, May 9-11  2017, Greece

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8th ILO Social and Solidarity Economy Academy, June 26-30  2017, South Korea
 


Asia Policy Dialogue meeting in Seoul June 30 - July 1  2017, South Korea

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International Congress on Cooperativism and Solidarity Social Economy, August 21-25 2017, Mexico

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RESOURCES AND READINGS

Social enterprises and the social economy going forward, GECES, European Commission, October 2016 (EN ,FR, SP)

Promoting SSE through Public policies, UNRISD, October 2016 (EN)

Economía social y solidaria y cooperación Sur-Sur (social and solidarity economy and south-south cooperation), OIT, November 2016 (SP)

GSEF Social economy Policy Guidebook - Seoul Metropolitan Government, 2016 (EN, FR)

Charter for CSAs in the USA and Canada, URGENCI, September 2016 (EN, SP, FR)

Charter for CSAs in the USA and Canada, Small Farm Central, February 2017 (EN)

The Role of Local Governments in Territorial Economic Development CGLU, February 2017 (EN, FR, SP)

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