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Webinar: Public policies – the stakes of the Solidarity Economy


RIPESS Europe and its members are actively investing in the co-construction of public policies at a national and European level, pursuing an objective of general interest and the development of the Social Solidarity Economy (SSE). Given the diversity of public policy frameworks in the territories and the different levels of consideration of the SSE in relation to the national framework, we propose a working session, at a distance, on the theme “Policies public: the stakes of the social and solidarity economy”. The objective is to facilitate our joint work, to share analyses, concepts and a common vocabulary. The webinar is organized around theoretical contributions and practical experiences, exchanges and testimonies between participants, in order to improve the participants’ knowledge and to forge common references on public policy issues.

The first webinar will take place on NOVEMBER 24, 2017 – in 3 language sessions:

11:00 – 12:30 – ES: Políticas públicas: los riesgos de la economía social y solidaria (Carlos Askunze, REAS)

15:00 – 16:30 – FR: Politiques publiques : les enjeux de l’économie sociale et solidaire (Patrica Coler, UFISC)

17:00 – 18:30 – EN Policies public: the stakes of the social and solidarity economy (Laura Aufrere)

Register here (English)

or write to: info@ripess.eu (pls write which session)

France: ESS challenges for presidential candidates
April 10, 2017

By Bruno Lasnier (Mouvement pour l’Economie Solidaire – MES)

ESS France (the French Chamber for Social and Solidarity economy) organized on April 6 the ESS-France forum for the presidential elections 2017 in Paris  to ask the candidates on the space of SSE in their programs and require ask them to take notice of the ESS France propositions gathered in the booklet Ce que nous voulons pour l’ESS (what we want for France)

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RTES advocacy sent to the candiates to the presidential elections !

After a consultation of all its members, the RTES (Network of Local Authorities for SSE) submitted its advocacy document for public policies in favour of SSE to the candidates to the presidential elections in France.

It reafirms strongly the local authorities commitment in favour of public policies for SSE and highlights 6 main propositions.

Download the advocacy document (in French) here.

EFSSE 2016: a first step forward for the SSE in Europe

On January 28, 2016, the first European Forum of Social Solidarity Economy (EFSSE) took place in the Parliament in Brussels, promoted by parliamentarians of the European United Left and the Nordic Green Left (GUE / NGL), with the participation of more than 200 representatives and activists of networks and organizations of the SSE (including approximately thirty delegates members of the RIPESS Europe).

RIPESS Europe was invited to the opening session alongside parliamentarians and representatives of European networks (Social Economy EuropeCooperatives Europe). During the round table that followed, Jean-Louis Laville recalled the history of the evolution of the social and solidarity economy, and in particular social, cultural and political paradigm changes that have transformed the approach to and even the notion of economy.  The RIPESS EU Advisory committee of the network also produced a concept note on “Social innovation in Europe: what relation with Solidarity Economy?” (pdf), which was distributed during the meeting.

Riccardo Petrella unambiguously urged parliamentarians to “overthrow the table”, that is to engage in a radical change of methods and conception of the management of public affairs. Judith Hichman and Yvon Poirier drew a picture of the international opportunities including in the overall vision of a post-2015 development agenda.

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