Date(s) - 21/10/2015 - 22/10/2015
Thursday 22 and Friday 23 October, Barcelona will host the International Meeting of Solidarity Economy and Municipalism. The focus of this event, which will feature international and local speakers, is on the role of local authorities in the development of the social solidarity economy. The meeting wants to become a space of knowledge and exchange of experiences on local policies of solidarity-based economy that create quality jobs, improve social cohesion, promote economic democracy and contribute to environmental sustainability.
Speakers will be, among others, Annie Berger, Floriana Colombo and Patrick Duguay — to explain local public policies of solidarity economy in France, Italy and in Quebec (Canada) respectively, as well as Jean-Louis Laville, who is one of the top experts in solidarity economy in the world (and a member of the RIPESS Europe Advisory council).
More information and the program of the meeting can be found here.