GSEF Member

GSEF is open to everyone who is willing to resolve community and global issues through the social and solidarity economy.

GSEF looks forward to welcoming you to the global social economy network where we seek collaboration based on public-private-community partnership for a better world.


MEMBER CATEGORIES

Full membership (with voting rights)

  • Local government membership
  • Social economy network membership

Associate Member

  • Open to every social economy-related organization wishing to actively participate in GSEF activities.

Honorary Member

  • Given to an individual or an organization that has made notable contribution to diverse social economy sectors and GSEF activities. An honorary membership shall be nominated by the GSEF Steering Committee and be acknowledged by the General Assembly.

* To find out more about the GSEF membership please refer to the GSEF membership prospectus

 


REGISTRATION AND WITHDRAWAL OF MEMBERSHIP

Registration

Member registration is reviewed by the GSEF Secretariat and decided by the Steering Committee of the GSEF and the concrete registration procedure is decided by a separate clause.

Withdrawal

A member may withdraw its membership by informing the GSEF Secretariat in a written format. Withdrawal procedures are stated in a separate clause.

Warning and Disqualification

The GSEF Steering Committee may take the necessary steps to decide on the disqualification of a member if that member is harming or contravening the Vision, Mission, Objectives, and the GSEF Charter. The GSEF Steering Committee shall go through the designated formalities to disqualify the member.


RIGHTS AND SILIDARITY OF MEMBERS

Rights

  • Every member can participate in the activities and programs of the GSEF. They can also gain access to all information, resources, and records related to the GSEF.
  • To pursue individual development and achieve common goals, a member can suggest specific ways to consolidate solidarity and cooperation. Each member may also set forth his or her view through diverse communication channels in the GSEF, and fully exercise his or her rights in accordance with the decision making process within the GSEF.

Solidaity

  • Every member supports and collaborates in the tasks and programs promoted by the GSEF.
  • Every member practices solidarity in the exchange of experiences, knowledge, and information needed for the expansion of the ecosystem of social economy.
  • Every member pays an annual fee to contribute to the GSEF’s fiscal self-reliance and solidarity among all members.