Date: 25 – 26 Jun 2019
Time: 9.00 – 17.00
Location: Room II at R3 South, ILO, Geneva
Organizers: United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE), ILO, UNRISD
This event is part of a series of conferences resulting from the Call for Papers “Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy?” which was launched by the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) in 2018. With the Call for Papers, the UNTFSSE aimed to identify and mobilize research from different regions and territories which, by critically examining the role of SSE, can contribute to the Task Force’s efforts to scale up and promote SSE as means of implementation of the SDGs.
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This two-day conference will:
Invited speakers will include approximately 45 paper presenters (identified through the Call for Papers that generated proposals from more than 320 researchers from 60 countries); personnel from UN agencies, particularly the members of the UNTFSSE; and representatives of civil society organizations, particularly the members of the UNTFSSE and those SSE organizations and enterprises based in Geneva.
The event is open to the public. Watch this space for regular updates on the programme.
The Government of the Republic of Korea, represented by Statistics Korea, has provided support for this Conference. The Call for Papers was carried out with the support of seed funding from the Ministry of Labour, Employment, Social Economy and Economic Solidarity of Luxembourg, in addition to UNRISD institutional funds.