"GSEF BILBAO 2018" Call for Proposals extended till March 23!

GSEF BILBAO 2018 Call for Proposals is now open_!

With great enthusiasm, Bilbao City Council has announced that the Call for Proposals for GSEF 2018 is now open! This is your chance to contribute to this 4th edition of the Global Social Economy Forum, bringing together regional and local governments, Social Economy agents, civil society, universities and social organizations.

The online site will guide you through the submission process of your social economy initiatives. Once evaluated, successful proposals will be presented at the GSEF2018 which will be held in Bilbao, in the Basque Country, in 1-3 October 2018. Please be aware that the submission deadline is Wednesday February 28th (at midnight in Central Europe, UTC/GMT +01:00 (CET)). To check out main themes and sub themes, click the link here and you can submit your proposal through the GSEF2018 homepage where you can find also guidelines for the submission and application form. 

Submit your initiatives here

The Forum’s central theme is the Social Economy and Cities:
Values and competitiveness for inclusive and sustainable local development.

GSEF2018 is therefore in line with the current debates at European and global level considering the social economy, in its various expressions, as a real and viable option to advance and grow socially and economically in a different way.

Along these lines, the main thematic lines of the GSEF 2018 are:

1-Co-creation of public policies.

2-Contribution of the SE to regional transformation.

3-Challenges to the growth of SE entities

4-The future of work and employment: the role of SE.

Each of them includes different subtopics. For a detailed description see the themes and sub-themes document.

The proposals must be sent before March 23, 2018 (midnight, in Europe, UTC/GMT +01:00 (CET)).

To present your proposal you must follow the following steps:

1- Download the application form, fill it in and save it.

2- Please register in the application site

3- Please fill in all the required fields and upload the application form.

For more information download the guide for the call for proposal.

To solve any problems or additional information, you can send an email: academic@gsef2018.org

Thank you very much for your interest in participating in GSEF 2018!