Highlights

September 24, 2018

ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy featured among United Nations Good Practices in South-South Cooperation for Sustainable Development

The importance of South-South and triangular cooperation in accelerating sustainable development has gained continued momentum over the last decades. There is growing consensus around sharing ideas, knowledge and skills to address common challenges and build shared strengths. Developing countries are […]
September 10, 2018

The ILO is present at the GSEF 2018 – Global Social Economy Forum, in Bilbao, from 1 to 3 October 2018 (article in Spanish)

  La OIT está presente en las siguientes actividades:   La Economía Social en la era de las ciudades 1 Octubre / Lunes – SESION PLENARIA 2 – 14.15-15.00, Auditorio Esta sesión tiene como objetivo destacar que uno de los […]
August 2, 2018

Localizing Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)

Article by Roberto Di Meglio[1]   The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which preceded the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), were criticized for not having fully met the goals that were set for 2015. Amongst the motives for criticism was the inability […]
July 13, 2018

Localizing the SDGs through SSE for Sustainable and Resilient Societies – An Official Side Event of the 2018 UN High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

  Date: 17 Jul 2018 Time: 10.00-12.00 Location: Church Center of the United Nations (2nd Floor), 777 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017 Donor(s): Global Social Economy Forum Counterpart(s): UN-DESA Department for Inclusive Social Development, Global Social Economy Forum […]
June 18, 2018

SSE Mapping Developed by Socioeco

Article by Françoise Wautiez, Socioeco (fwautiez@socioeco.org)   Everything started from the desire to highlight the descriptions of initiatives that we collected little by little. Thus was born a first map: the map of SSE solutions. Initiatives are classified by the need […]
June 5, 2018

The UN Inter-Agency Task Force on SSE is launching a Call for Papers to assess the contribution of Social and Solidarity Economy to inclusive and sustainable development

The United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) is launching a Call for Papers to assess the contribution of SSE to inclusive and sustainable development, with a particular emphasis on local contexts. Organized by UNRISD, in its […]
May 22, 2018

The process of the World Forum of Local Economic Development continues and returns to Latin America: Cordoba

The Executive Committee of the World Forum of Local Economic Development is pleased to announce the selection of the City of Cordoba, Argentina, as the host of next World Forum of Local Economic Development. The next edition of this biennial […]
April 28, 2018

Call for proposals: Research and coordination on Financial Mechanisms for Innovative Social and Solidarity Economy Ecosystems

The ILO is looking for a research institute, university or research-oriented organization to undertake the coordination of a research project on Financial Mechanisms for Innovative Social and Solidarity Economy Ecosystems.   Broadly, the selected organization would: Conduct desk research on financial […]
February 23, 2018

ILO and The Government of Luxembourg partner to implement research on Financial Mechanisms for the SSE

Among results of a SSE event organized by the ILO in Luxembourg in September 2017, a project proposal on SSE was submitted to the Ministry of Work, Employment, Social Economy and Solidarity Economy of Luxembourg. Last December, during the Archamps […]