8 March 2010
Asian Forum on Solidarity Economy

8 February 2010 - Regional Activities - Latin America
Other Worlds are Possible: Human progress in an age of climate change

Book: Essay on Oeconomy , 8 January 2010

Essay on Oeconomy, by Pierre Calame “How can we change the unviable model of development into a lasting society?” This is the fundamental question that raises Pierre Calame in his latest essay, which he claims to be an “intellectual progression and exploration”. There is thus no pretention of giving answers, but a will to debate on a few proposals and principles he believes to be essential to (...)

Regional Activities - Latin America -
Making finances work: People first , 9 December 2009

The findings from civil society organizations in over 60 countries are included in this Social Watch report, the first global bottom-up report on the social impact of the crisis. [...] The accumulation of findings from rich and poor countries of all continents show remarkable similarities and also a diversity of situations that enriches the picture available so far, makes it even more (...)

Regional Activities - North America -
Intergenerational workshop on the economy and social justice by Nina GREGG, 1 December 2009

The Knoxville (Tennessee) Solidarity Economy Group led a 3-hour workshop on June 27, 2009 for an intergenerational group at the Highlander Research and Education Center (HREC). Twenty-five young people who are participants in STAY (a multi-state initiative focused on creating the community resources necessary so young people can stay in the region for education and employment), twelve (...)

Regional Activities - North America -
Who’s Responsible for the Economy? by Nina GREGG, 7 May 2009

Nina Gregg, Charter of Human Responsibilities, and Wolfgang Hoeschele, geographer at Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri, co-led a workshop titled “A Liberatory, Equitable, and Sustainable Economy” at the first US Forum on the Solidarity Economy. The Forum at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst from March 19-22, 2009 was convened by the US Solidarity Economy Network in (...)

Learning from our mistakes by Claude Vaillancourt, 21 October 2008

Edited in French in the Quebequois Newspaper Le Devoir (Section Libre Opinion – Points of view), Edition of Wednesday October 15, 2008 - No one can read in a crystal ball and can plan with precision what will be the consequences of the financial and economic crisis we are going through. [...]

Regional Activities - Asia -
Learning Journey: Responsibilities Build a Solidarity Economy by Pinky CASTELO CUPINO, 2 September 2008

The Charter of Human Responsibilities Philippine Facilitation Team spearheaded a series of workshops dubbed "Learning Journey: Responsibilities Build a Solidarity Economy". This is a continuity of the Asian Forum on Solidarity Economy held October 17-20, 2008. Objectives of this Learning Journey on responsibilities and solidarity economy are 1) to come up with Practical Guidelines on (...)

Regional Activities - North America -
The Solidarity Economy and Responsibility by Nina GREGG, 19 June 2008

Twenty-four activists and educators from five states met for two days at the Highlander Research and Education Center in New Market, Tennessee to learn about the Solidarity Economy and build relationships for future work together. The group included people working on immigrant rights, sustainability education, living wages, police brutality, the cradle to prison pipeline, using art for (...)

Regional Activities - Asia -
Charter of Human Responsibilities as Foundation of Solidarity Economy by Pinky CASTELO CUPINO, 17 March 2008

The Charter of Human Responsibilities (CHR) is advocated to be the ethical foundation of solidarity economy. Thus, one of the key workshop themes of the Asian Forum for Solidarity Economy held October 17-20, 2007 in Manila, Philippines centered on Governing Differently, which tackled the core concept of responsibility. The Governing Differently Workshop was chaired by former Quezon City (...)

Regional Activities - Asia -
Asian Forum for Solidarity Economy by Benjamin R. Quiñones, 17 March 2008

Close to 700 delegates from 26 countries attended the Asian Forum for Solidarity Economy at the Bahay ng Alumni inside the campus of the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City of the Philippines on 17-20 October 2007. It was organized by the Coalition of Socially Responsible SMEs in Asia (CSR SME Asia) with the support of the Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation for the Progress of (...)

Regional Activities - North America -
Global Corporate Social Responsibility Proposed for 21st Century , 31 January 2008

What does corporate social responsibility mean in a global economy? To whom are international enterprises accountable? And who decides? In the Winter 2008 issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review, GERALD F. DAVIS,. MARINA V.N. WHITMAN and MAYER N. ZALD take a look at the meaning of corporate social responsibility in a global economy. Their article considers how approaches towards CSR (...)

Regional Activities - Southern Pacific -
Report on Asian Solidarity Economy Meeting by Betsan MARTIN, 14 January 2008

Relate to the Pacific with an approach of humility before the land and before the people This report is focused on areas of particular interest to RESPONSE and the Charter for Human Responsibility, highlighting contributions to Across Oceania Te Au o Te Moana. Firstly, profound appreciation to: Solidarity Economy committee for contributing to travel to the Philippines The FPH and Charter (...)

Regional Activities - Asia -
What’s New in the Philippine Charter Lands? by Pinky CASTELO CUPINO, 23 April 2007

The Asian Forum on Solidarity Economy with the Charter among the key discussions, next May.


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