SSE for a Better Financing for Sustainable Development in the Post-2015 Agenda – Side-event at the 3rd Conference on Financing for Development, 13 July, 1:15-2.45pm, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (TFSSE) is pleased to announce that tAffiche side-event ENG-page-001he Leading Group on Social and Solidarity Economy will host a side event at the 3rd Conference on Financing for Development. It will take place on Monday 13 July 2015, 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm, Meeting Room N°1, Intercontinental Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The topic of the side event is Social and Solidarity Economy for a Better Financing for Sustainable Development in the Post-2015 Agenda.

RIPESS Speech on Social Solidarity Economy and the Financing of Sustainable Development

We’ve seen consequences of this perspective such as fragilizing the poor, augmenting inequalities, and destroying the life conditions for future generations. That’s why financial tools and architecture should be considered and treated as essential public common goods, and therefore should be oriented by agreements where all sectors of society in the different countries, including the global marginalized and poor, have the power to define its form and means of implementation.

Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) and Financing For Development (FfD) – A Concept Note about FfD, Yvon Poirier, RIPESS Board of Directors

FfD_Logo-140 «No one should be left behind». There is general agreement that this must be at the heart of the Post-2015 SDGs. This vision must also be at the heart of the Financing for Development (FfD) framework. This implies that the different types of financing, such as grants and loans, must also reach the communities and organisations, including the grassroots organisations, which are working to improve their own livelihoods.

Social Economy and the Role of the International Organizations

GSEFOn November 19th, 2015, UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy, jointly with UNDP Seoul Policy Center and GSEF 2014 Seoul Organizing Committee, will organize the “Social Economy and the Role of the International Organizations” Session at 2014 Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF 2014). The session will be hosted at Basurak Hall, City Hall of Seoul, Republic of Korea, from 09:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., on November 19th, 2015.

SSE for improved Food Security and Nutrition – TFSSE side-event at the Committee on World Food Security, 17 Oct., 6-7.30pm, FAO, Rome

The UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (TFSSE) is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a side event at the next Committee on World Food Security. It will take place on Friday 17 October, 6:30 pm – 8:00 p.m., Lebanon Room (D-209), FAO, Rome. The topic of the side event is Social and Solidarity Economy for Improved Food Security and Nutrition.

TFSSE Position Paper – Social and Solidarity Economy and the Challenge of Sustainable Development

Position Paper
How can SSE best address some of the key challenges of the 21st century? What can it do for decent work, women’s well-being, greening the economy and transforming finance? This position paper has been prepared by members and observers of the TFSSE. It argues the post-2015 development agenda has paid insufficient attention to the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE). Available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

“Social and Solidarity Economy and the challenge of Sustainable Development”, the TFSSE Position Paper, is now available!

Position Paper
How can SSE best address some of the key challenges of the 21st century? What can it do for decent work, women’s well-being, greening the economy and transforming finance? “Social and Solidarity Economy and the Challenge of Sustainable Development” is the first position paper of the UN Task Force on SSE. The Position Paper is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
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