UN-NGLS is pleased to invite you to the first meeting of the Leading Group on Social and Solidarity Economy. This meeting is co-sponsored by the Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations and the Mont-Blanc Meetings – International Forum of the Social and Solidarity Economy Entrepreneurs.
Monday, 22 September 2014
Conference Room 8, North Lawn Building
UN Headquarters, New York
The Leading Group on Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) was created in 2013 with the aim to promote the SSE worldwide, making this form of collective entrepreneurship and cooperative economic relations accessible to all people, and increasing the recognition of this economic model in innovative development policy debates and practices.
The Leading Group on SSE is currently composed of 5 Member States (Colombia, Ecuador, France, Luxembourg, Morocco, and Québec as non-member observer), the 20 UN agencies in the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on SSE (including UN-NGLS), as well as international civil society networks working on SSE.
The event will focus on:
- Implementation of public policies for the social and solidarity economy;
- Promotion of and support to SSE enterprises and organizations worldwide.
Please find the event flyer here, which includes the provisional programme.
If you do not have a UN Grounds Pass and would like to request an entry pass for this event, please complete this RSVP form by 12:00pm New York time on Thursday, 18 September.