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23-24 February 2019

International Conference on the Localization of the SDGs and the Co-Construction of the Means of Implementation

Wonju, Republic of Korea

Special Session: Asian Edition of the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on Social Solidarity Economy (UNTFSSE) “Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: What Role for Social and Solidarity Economy (I) & (II) On January 10, 2019 By ipaidyonsei

(I) February 24, 2019 – 11.30am; (II) February 24, 2019 – 2.30pm

Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) refers to the production of goods and services by a broad range of organizations and enterprises that have explicit social and, often, environmental objectives (UNRISD, 2018). SSE involves a wide range of stakeholders that range from cooperatives, mutual societies and any other form of social enterprise. Co-hosted by the Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF), this panel aims to discuss the ways in which SSE, broadly conceptualized impacts our ability to implement and localize the crosscutting nature of the SDGs in an Asian context specifically. This panel will have two session, a morning and afternoon panel.

See programme here.