Lisbon: 1st Portuguese Forum of Social Solidarity Economy

May 13, 2016 to May 14, 2016

All Day


ISCTE Lisbon

Av. das Forças Armadas, 1649-026 Lisboa, Portogallo



The RedPES, ANIMAR the RESIT and the Master of Social and Solidarity Economy – ISCTE join forces to organise the Ist Portuguese Forum of Social and Solidarity Economy, to take place on 13 and 14 May, at ISCTE in Lisbon.

It as become pertinent, urgent and fundamental a discussion and clarification of the role of the Social and Solidarity Economy in the context of Portuguese society and its relations with the state and the market, emphasizing a new approach to economics, human relations, wealth creation, from public action and from the content and protagonists of the public policies in these areas, accentuating a concern with other values/new values, principles and criteria that cannot be ignored in this process.

There are threats and multiple and serious problems, but there are also challenges and exciting and strong new directions we have to assume, as if everything or almost everything its undone!

It is time for a political and institutional agenda to convene the best of Social and Solidarity Economy to the challenges and opportunities.

Download the provisional program in PDF format here.(portuguese version)

13 and 14 May, participation and involvement are essential!

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