April 15, 2020

RIPESS – COVID19: 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. Humanity is facing one of the most serious and uncertain crises in recent history. The current […]
March 31, 2020

Precarious workers pushed to the edge by COVID-19

If you are a freelancer, who pays your sick leave? If you work in a retail store on a zero-hours contract and the store closes, are you out of luck? Most media reports on the employment effects of the COVID-19 […]
March 27, 2020

Global Social Enterprise responses to Coronavirus

The global coronavirus pandemic is having a devastating effect on communities and social enterprise business throughout the world. Social enterprises are responding in two ways: on the structural and community level. 1. Structurally, social enterprises and intermediaries are working with […]
March 27, 2020

European Commission: Social Economy in the fight against Corona

Share your ‘open docs’, initiatives and actions that help in the fight against corona, such as technology solutions, services for elderly, volunteering requests, food delivery services, on-line courses, etc. << Click here for more information >>    
March 27, 2020

COVID-19 and the world of work: Impact and policy responses

The ILO’s preliminary assessment concerning the possible impacts of COVID-19 on the world of work proposes a range of policy options to mitigate the impacts of the pandemic and facilitate strong and fast recovery. << Access the page >>   […]
March 20, 2020

ILO COOP Centenary Launch Webinar

Dear colleague, We hope you and your family are safe and well in this time of uncertainty. In light of the COVID-19 situation, we decided to organize the ILO COOP Centenary Launch as a webinar, next Monday, 23 March 2020 from […]
March 12, 2020

2nd UNTFSSE Technical Symposium – Action Plan 2020-2022

The second technical symposium of the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) took place in Trento (Italy) on 21 and 22 November 2019. It was organized by the International Labour Organization and facilitated by the […]
March 12, 2020

5th World Forum of Local Economic Development: the forum is postponed

In light of the growing concerns around the COVID-19 outbreak, and of our commitment to the safety and well-being of all the participants of the 5th World Forum of Local Economic Development, we have decided to postpone the event originally […]
December 24, 2019

Greetings Message – Mensaje de Fin de Año

[English] Dear Colleagues and Friends, It has been an intense year with many achievements. Our common and cooperative work in 2019 generated good results and I would like to thank you all for your contributions. In 2020 we will have […]
October 30, 2019

The international conference “The SSE Momentum: Finance for Inclusion and the Future of Work” took place in Trento, Italy from the 18th to the 20th Nov 2019

In a global context characterized by complex and pressing challenges, the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) is receiving growing attention for its role and potential to address social and economic issues faced by individuals and communities on all continents. Among […]
August 20, 2019

Materials of the 11th Social and Solidarity Economy Academy: The Social Economy in the Future of Work

July 31, 2019

The V World Forum of Local Economic Development will be held in Córdoba, Argentina in 2020

This event is part of an open working process, started in 2011, which promotes an international dialogue and experience sharing in Local Economic Development (LED). It provides the opportunity to transform a global alliance of engaged actors into concrete partnerships […]