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June 19, 2024

ESCAP and ECLAC deepen engagement with UN Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE)

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC / CEPAL) have both formalized their membership in the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE). This development builds upon years of collaboration and aims to enhance the implementation of the United Nations General Assembly resolution “Promoting the Social and Solidarity Economy for Sustainable Development” (A/77/281) within their respective regions. The Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) […]
May 30, 2024

Workshop: Social and Solidarity Economy for Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals in Asia

The ILO is organizing a regional workshop on the social and solidarity economy in Asia in Bangkok, Thailand on 18-19 June 2024. Following presentations and discussions countrywide teams from Cambodia, Mongolia, Thailand and Vietnam will work on national action plans. Task Force Members including UN ESCAP and observers including the ICA and RIPESS will also participate and contribute to the workshop programme. You can sign up for the hybrid event here    
April 18, 2024

UNTFSSE Strategic Action Plan (2024-2026)

The UNTFSSE Strategic Action Plan (2024-2026) contributes to the effective implementation of the United Nations General Assembly Resolution “Promoting the Social and Solidarity Economy for Sustainable Development” (A/RES/77/281). It was elaborated in a participatory manner, including in the UNTFSSE fourth technical symposium on 2-3 October 2023 in Montreal, Canada. UNTFSSE Strategic Action Plan Summary_EN_Final
March 26, 2024

Anniversary Webinar for the United Nations General Assembly Resolution: “Promoting the Social and Solidarity Economy for Sustainable Development”

Thursday, April 18 (1:30 – 2:45 CEST), online via Zoom   On April 18, 2023, The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted the resolution “Promoting the Social and Solidarity Economy for Sustainable Development”. One year later, the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy is hosting an online webinar on April 18, 2024 from 1:30 – 2:45 pm CEST to highlight progress that has been made at the international and regional level. Presentations will be followed by a brief […]
March 11, 2024

OECD Webinar – Worker co-operatives across continents: Policy and practical experiences from Japan

In 2020, the Japanese legislature unanimously approved a groundbreaking law focusing on worker co-operatives, providing for the first time a centralised legal framework for the country’s worker co-operative movement. Worker co-operatives are active in many countries, and across economic and social sectors (e.g., agriculture, education, industry, culture, services, infrastructure such as electricity and water etc.). They prioritise the provision of work/employment for their worker-members who also manage the co-operative. About the event
March 11, 2024

9th EMES Training School in Trento, together with Eurisce

This year, we’re going back to Trento, home of our founding member Euricse, for the second time twelve years after the first one , which was a great success. We put our focus on the link between research and society, as always, but with the additional motivation of connecting with social and ecological movements that are fighting for just and fair transitions. 9th EMES Training School in Trento    
February 12, 2024

Four Modules on the SSE are now available in Portuguese and Russian

In 2023, ITCILO Turin developed two modules for an online open access awareness-raising package on social and solidarity economy (SSE) for the UNTFSSE. With financial support provided to the ILO by the Government of Luxembourg, these modules were made available in English, French, and Spanish. Both modules are now available in Portuguese and Russian. Arabic, Korean, Swahili, Turkish, Wolof, and Yoruba language versions will be made available shortly. In addition, the Sustainable Enterprises and Economies (SEE) Programme and The Workers’ […]