European Forum on Social and Solidarity Economy 2017


* the 1st EFSSE highlight video (in 2016)

Co-organised by GSEF SC member RIPESS, the confederal group of the European United Left (GUE/NGL) and other leading European social economy networks such as REVES, CECOP-CICOPA, the Second Forum for the Social Economy in Europe will be taking place on the 9th of November in European Parliament (Brussel). There will be three plenary conferences on

1) The status and news of SSE in Europe

2) Youth and SSE

3) SSE to social & territorial cohesion.


And four workshops will offer stimulating exchange opportunities for the participants.

Workshop 1: Social economy answers to new employment challenges in Europe

Workshop 2: SSE practices to contribute to social and territorial cohesion and the fight against inequality

Workshop 3: Co-construction of public policies for the SSE

Workshop 4: SSE and practical proposals for the reception and integration of refugees and migrants


* You can register for the forum here and for further details of the event, please check out EFSSE website here