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 the challenges that the SSE could help address, of particular importance are the ones related to the future of work, a topic that is at the core of the ILO Centenary Initiative. On this occasion, the ILO coordinated two ambitious, large scale research projects involving 15 countries of 4 continents:

  • “Contribution of the Social and Solidarity Economy and of Social Finance to the Future of Work”, conducted by HIVA and sponsored by the Government of France; and
  • “Financial Mechanisms for Innovative Social and Solidarity Economy Ecosystems”, conducted by EURICSE and sponsored by the Government of Luxemburg.

Both projects’ results were presented for the first time during the international conference “The SSE Momentum: Finance for Inclusion and the Future of Work”, which took place in Trento, Italy from the 18th to the 20th November 2019. The conference was held in English, French and Italian.

This was a high-profile event bringing together over one hundred researchers, policymakers, and SSE experts and practitioners from all over the world, with the goal of commenting the projects findings and translating them into a research and policy agenda.

 

More information about the conference: http://ssecollectivebrain.net/ssemomentum/