Global Advisory Group is made up of the representatives from the private organizations and cities that participated in Round Table Discussion in which the participants discussed about ‘Seoul Declaration’ and its adoption. The group is also an executive/advisory group for putting Seoul Declaration into practice.
The members of Global Advisory Group still put their heads together to share opinions centered on the main contents of Seoul Declaration that are building a public-civil-community partnership, exchange and cooperation among the main agents of social economy, research and sharing, establishing a concrete plan for supporting developing countries through social economy.
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The capital city of the Republic of Korea.
Now in its 600th year of official history, Seoul, the capital city of the Republic of Korea, is a city where Korea’s traditional and modern cultures coexist.
The largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna Region. The social economy is well embedded in the city of Bologna with a large number of private organizations established for social purposes
The city with the second largest population in Japan. For the past 150 years, Yokohama has played a significant role in Japan’s modernization and internationalization as Japan’s gateway of exchange to the world.
Deputy Governor for the Promotion of Integration and Social Policies, Immigration, Volunteers, Associations and Third Sector
The region with the third highest GDP per capita in Italy. Emilia-Romagna is considered to be one of the richest European regions. It boasts a well-balanced economy that comprises Italy’s biggest agricultural sector as well as a long-standing tradition in automobile and manufacturing.
Canada's largest province by area. The social economy is an essential aspect of Québec's socio-economic structure. This year, Québec became part of a major international trend by adopting framework legislation on the social economy. In this respect, the province is a pioneer in North America.
Formerly the imperial capital of Japan. Kyoto, the ancient capital of Japan, has blended diverse cultures through its long history of more than 1,200 years, and is called the spiritual home of Japanese people.
The second-largest city in Canada. Montreal, the world's second largest French-speaking city, is a dynamic cultural metropolis. Founded 400 years ago, Montreal now combines old-world charms with North American efficiency.
The province named after the second President of the Philippines. Recently ranked as one of the top 10 Asian Cities of the Future by Financial Times, Quezon City is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the Philippines today.
Organizing Committee of the 2013 GSEF
Republic of Korea
Seoul Organizing Committee of the 2013 GSEF is comprised of representatives drawn from expert groups in both public and civil society sectors on social economy in Seoul. The committee has developed a series of high quality programs which ensured an exciting mix of technical and social events to take place at the 2013 GSEF.
Asian Venture Philanthropy Network
The Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) is a non-profit organization based in Singapore with membership across the Asian region. AVPN aims to build a vibrant and high impact venture philanthropy community across the Asia Pacific region. AVPN has more than 130 members from over 20 countries.
Chantier de l’économie sociale
The Chantier de l’economie sociale is an independent non-profit organization whose goal is to promote and develop the social economy as an integral part of Québec’s socio-economic infrastructure and as an essential component of a new model of devlopment.
Groupe SOS is a non-profit social enterprise. It comes to grips with all forms of social poverty, from health and housing issues to unemployment. In all its activities, Groupe SOS conveys the respect of the beneficiary as its core value.
Hong Kong Council of Social Service
Hong Kong /China
The Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS), is an umbrella organization over 400 Agency Members, that provide over 90% of the social welfare services for those in need through their 3,000 service units all over Hong Kong.
CEO, NPO Human Fellowship & General Coordinator, Shonan- Yokohama Youth Support Station
K2 International Group
K2 International Group is an organization that has provided supports from basic life support to economic independence, to the vulnerable social group who cannot adjust to the society, such as school refusal and hikikomori (odd one out in seclusion) since 1989.
Legacoop Emilia Romagna is the main organization representing co-operatives in Emilia Romagna and uniting co-operatives and their economic subsidiaries in various sectors. Legacoop Emilia Romagna brings together 1,500 enterprises, representing more than 2.5 million members, and 30 billion of production value.
Legacoop Bologna is one of the main local units in Emilia-Romagna. It represents 200 associated companies with a production value of more than 9 billion, 500,000 members and 16,500 employees.
Locality’s vision is to make every community a place of possibility and to foster a new spirit of enterprise that can deliver the practical changes. Locality’s mission is to create communities where people can take control of their lives, where they can feel happy and safe, and where they can feel a sense of pride and ownership.
Social Traders is Australia’s leading social enterprise development organization. Established in 2008, it is dedicated to supporting the development of commercially viable social enterprises.
Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy, Concordia University
Dedicated to the memory of Karl Polanyi, the Karl Polanyi Institute of Political Economy was established in 1988. Our mission is to preserve his intellectual legacy & to contribute to urgent policy debates on alternative and innovative development strategies, both locally and internationally.