August 2, 2022

UNTFSSE special meeting on operationalizing the action plan 2022-2024

The UN Inter-Agency Task Force on the Social and Solidarity Economy organized a virtual meeting to discuss recent milestones and future joint work. The meeting took place on July 19 2022, with 40 participants including representatives from the UN Task Force on the SSE (UNTFSSE). The meeting started by welcoming the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) CEPAL as new member of the UNTFSSE and Ms. Chantal Line Carpentier, Chief of UNCTAD Office in New York, as […]
October 20, 2022

The UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) held its 40th regular meeting

The 40th UNTFSSE meeting was held virtually on 05 October 2022. It brought together more than 40 participants from eight member (ILO, UNRISD, ESCAP, ECLAC, UNDP, UNDESA, UNCTAD and OECD), twelve observer organizations (Catalyst2030, CIRIEC, CSEND, EESC, EMES, EURICSE, DIESIS, GSEF, Euclid Network, ICA, SSE International Forum, RIPESS) and two resource persons.   The meeting started with a review of the priority objectives of the UNTFSSE. The focus was on how to operationalize these objectives based on the UNTFSSE workplan 2022-2024, as […]
October 10, 2023

UNTFSSE holds its 45th virtual meeting

The meeting, that took place on September 5th, 2023, had 37 participants, including representatives from 6 member organizations and 13 observer organizations.   The 45th Meeting of the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) began with opening remarks from Chantal Line Carpentier (Chair, UNCTAD). Approval of the previous meeting’s minutes proceeded smoothly, underscoring the commitment to transparent proceedings. One of the key highlights of the meeting was around the preparations for the Technical Symposium in Montreal, scheduled for […]
October 11, 2023

UNTFSSE 4th Technical Symposium: Advancing the Social and Solidarity Economy in Quebec and Beyond

On October 2-3, 2023, the United Nations Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) attended its highly anticipated 4th Technical Symposium, in Montreal, Canada.   The two-day UNTFSSE Fourth Technical Symposium was held in partnership with the Government of Quebec, the City of Montreal, and the Caisse d’économie solidaire Desjardins. It brought together Members (UN agencies including ILO, UNCTAD, UNRISD, ESCAP and others as well as OECD) and Observers (global and/or regional organizations that actively promote and engage in the promotion of the SSE in […]
December 20, 2023

UN Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) holds its 46th virtual meeting

The meeting brought to an end the tenth anniversary of the Task Force during which a UN GA resolution on promoting abrought together 46 participants including representatives from six member organizations (ILO, UNCTAD, UNRISD, UNDP, UNDESA, UNECLAC, and OECD), eleven observer organizations (CIRIEC, EURICSE, EESC, GSEF, Euclid Network, Social Economy Europe, SSE International Forum, RIPESS, CSEND, EMES, Catalyst2030, and ICA). Representatives from UN ESCWA participated for the first time after officially joining the Task Force earlier this month. The meeting […]