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  2017 Agenda:

  • 26-30 June, Seoul:
    8th Edition of the ILO SSE Academy
  • 27-30 June, Cochabamba:
    2nd Regional Local Economic Development Forum for LAC
  • 25-29 Sep, Luxembourg:
    9th Edition of the ILO SSE Academy
  • 17-20 Oct, Praia:
    4th World Forum of Local Economic Development



Meeting Point for
South-South Cooperation
on the SSE


The “South-South Meeting Point” is an interactive space where people from different countries can meet, engage, exchange and cooperate on the field of SSE within the perspective of South-South cooperation. Click here to check it out:





  • Contribute to a better understanding of the concept of Social and Solidarity Economy
  • Discuss the relevance of SSE as a new development alternative and how to relate it to ILO’s Decent Work Agenda
  • Strengthen the impact of SSE through the creation of a community of practice


At the end of the academy, the participants will be able to:


  • have a better understanding of the different areas where the SSE can play a role (employment creation, social protection, social dialogue, innovation, environment, green jobs, informal economy, local economic development, etc.);
  • refer to SSE legal and policy frameworks from around the world;
  • identify the key features of an enabling environment for an effective SSE;
  • refer to experiences of successful SSE initiatives from different areas of practice;
  • make use of tools and approaches to effectively promote SSE and take actions within the context of such initiatives.