The year 2020 marks a decade since the 1st Social and Solidarity Economy Academy, organized by ITC-ILO in Turin, Italy, in October 2010. Over this period, 11 editions of the SSE Academy took place in 10 different countries with the support of 45 international partners. Around 1.200 people from all continents have participated in it, most of them from the Global South.

To allow us to both celebrate the 10th anniversary of the SSE Academy and to keep collaborating as we have been doing for the past ten years, the SSE Academy team is preparing a series of open virtual activities:

Conversation with Michele Pellegrini - Case Study on how the Social Cooperative CADORE is facing the COVID-19 pandemic

Date: Wednesday, May 27th 2020, 16:00 (Central European Time)
Language: English
Watch the event video here.

Conversación con Aicha Belassir, Directora de la FAEDEI - Empresas de Inserción en España y el Enfrentamiento a la COVID-19

Fecha: Jueves 9 de Julio de 2020, 11:00 (hora de Europa Central)
Idioma: Español
Mira el vídeo del evento aquí.

UNTFSSE virtual event: “What role for the Social and Solidarity Economy in the post COVID-19 crisis recovery?”

Date: Friday, July 10th 2020, 15:30 (Central European Time)
Language: English
Watch the event video here.

Conversación con Ruth Muñoz, INAES (Instituto Nacional de Asociativismo y Economía Social, Argentina) - La Economía Social en Argentina

Fecha: Jueves 16 de Julio de 2020, 14:00 (hora de Europa Central)
Idioma: Español
Miralo aquí.

International Conference: Mapping the Social and Solidarity Economy in Asia

Date: Tuesday, September 22nd 2020, 9:30 - 17:00 (GMT+9)
Language: English and Korean
Watch the event video here.
More virtual activities will be announced soon.

- What are your best memories from the SSE Academy?

- How should the SSE Academy be in the future?

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10-Year Anniversary of the ILO Academy on SSE

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