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Webinars organized as part as the 1st cycle

 
Date Language Title
26 May 2020 French Défis et stratégies de soutien à l'économie sociale et solidaire en période de crise du Covid-19
3 June 2020 Spanish Desafíos y Estrategia de la ESS en tiempos de la crisis del COVID-19
9 June 2020 English Challenges and Strategies of SSE in Times of COVID-19 Crisis


Webinar on 'Challenges and Strategies of SSE in Times of COVID-19 Crisis'

This webinar was successfully held on 9th June with more than 100 participants from 45 countries.  
You may refer to the summary and PPT presentations in the download section below for more information.

The speakers included:

  • Mr. XIA Xuan, Founder, Star of Social Innovation, China
  • Ms. Lynn COLLINS, Strategic Relations and Engagement Advisor, Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA), United Kingdom
  • Ms. Nonhle MEMELA, Programme Manager, eThekwini Municipality, South Africa
  • Mr. Cho Ju Yeon, CEO, Seoul Social Economy Centre, South Korea
  • Mr. Anthony Wong, Business Director, The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, Hong Kong, China

Moderator: Ms. Laurence Kwark, Secretary General, GSEF

 


Webinar on 'Défis et stratégies de soutien à l'économie sociale et solidaire en période de crise du Covid-19'

This webinar in French gathered over 80 participants from all continents.

What challenges are SSE actors facing in the context of the COVID-19 crisis and how can local governments ensure that the sector's needs are responded to? Beyond the emergency responses, in what way can SSE combat the major impacts of this crisis and prepare for the post-COVID19 era? These are some of the questions that guided the discussions.

Speakers:

  • Ms. Pauline Effa, Managing Director, Partnership France-Africa for Development (PFAC), Member of ESS Forum International
  • Ms. Aminata Diop Samb, Director General, Municipal Development and Solidarity Fund (FODEM), City of Dakar, National Coordinator (International Relations and Development), Network of Non-State Actors and Local Authorities for Social and Solidarity Economy (RACTES),  Senegal
  • Mr. Mohamed Salhi, Coordinator, Moroccan Space for Social and Solidarity Economy and Environment (EMESSE), Morocco
  • Mr. Pascal Duforestel, Counselor Responsible for the Social and Solidarity Economy, Nouvelle-Aquitaine Region, Vice-President of the Network of Local Authorities for a Solidarity Economy (RTES), France
  • Ms. Patricia Andriot, Counselor for the Community of Communes Auberive-Vingeanne-Montsaugeonnais, Vice-President of the Network of Local Authorities for a Solidarity Economy (RTES), France 
  • Ms. Johanne Lavoie, Commissioner for Social Economy, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Moderator: Ms. Laurence Kwark, Secretary General, GSEF

A summary of the questions that were raised and answered is available in French only below (right click on the picture) and in the Download section of this page, as well as the webinar presentations.