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 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

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 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 […]
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 […]
April 15, 2020

REAS launches a GUIDE to Solidarity Economy Initiatives against COVID-19 (in Spanish)

REAS Red de redes lanza una GUIA colaborativa y en construcción para mapear aquellas propuestas e iniciativas que se están articulando desde la Economía Solidaria (ESS) y la ciudadanía para denunciar, resistir, y dar respuesta a la crisis del COVID-19. […]
April 15, 2020

RIPESS Europe – Solidarity and pandemic crisis

RIPESS is collecting messages, articles, stories and references of Solidarity economy initiatives in response to the Covid19 pandemic crisis and its consequences, to share and exchange experiences and efforts from member networks and other organisations. If you wish to contribute, […]
April 15, 2020

ILO resources on crisis responses by cooperatives and the social and solidarity economy (SSE)

Historically, during periods of crises, the value of cooperation, solidarity, and mutualism experience an increase in popularity. It is also during such times that there is a surge in membership and turnover of cooperatives and the wider SSE. This was […]
May 4, 2020

ILO Monitor: COVID-19 and the world of work, third edition

Updated estimates and analysis   Click here to open the document (in English). Haga clic aquí para abrir el documento (en Español).    
May 22, 2020

Post COVID-19 Pandemic: Territorial approach for a more resilient and sustainable socio-economic model (article in Spanish)

Articulo de Roberto Di Meglio, Especialista Senior en Desarrollo Local y Economía Social de OIT Ginebra (RED DETE Europa), publicado en la revista digital DESARROLLO Y TERRITORIO, núm. 7, mayo 2020.   A partir del 22 de abril de 2020, […]
June 30, 2020

UNTFSSE statement on “What role for the Social and Solidarity Economy in the post COVID-19 crisis recovery?”

Produced by the members and observers of the UNTFSSE, the statement reflects on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of the social and solidarity economy in post COVID-19 recovery. << Download it here >>    
July 6, 2020

Reflections on the Coronavirus (article in Spanish)

Artículo de Francisco Alburquerque Llorens, red DETE   En este post trato de subrayar, desde una visión consciente del compromiso y responsabilidad de los gobiernos territoriales, dos aspectos que creo fundamentales y que se refieren, en primer lugar, a la […]