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Several important social economy events in November

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Several important social economy events will take place during the month of November:
  • 1st Social and Solidarity Expo (1 to 3 November, Athens, Greece)
On 1, 2 and 3 November, will take place in Athens the 1st Greek Social Economy Expo, organised by the Greek Government in cooperation with several social economy actors. Please find here the official website of the event (including the programme).  
  • Ethical and Sustainable Finance for the Future of Europe (Wednesday 8 November, European Parliament, Brussels)
We are pleased to invite you to the event on Ethical and Sustainable Finance for the Future of Europe, to be held on Wednesday 8 November 2017 at 18:30 at the European Parliament (room ASP3H1). 
 
The event -that will present Ethical and sustainable finance as tool for the EU in building a more inclusive Europe, close to younger Europeans, delivering innovative environmental and social solutions- is co-organised by Banca Etica (Italy) and the S&D Group.
 
Please find attached the programme of the event. To register, please send an e-mail to contact@socialeconomy.eu.org –before Friday 3rd November at 16:00– with your personal details: full name, date of birth, nationality, type of ID card and ID number
  • 2nd European Forum on Social and Solidarity Economy (Thursday 9 November, European Parliament, Brussels)
The 2nd EU Forum on Social and Solidarity Economy of the GUE/NGL (Confederal Group of the European United Left/ Nordic Green Left), will take place on Thursday 9th November 2017 from 9am to 6:30pm at the European Parliament in Brussels
 
Social Economy Europe will be represented in the first conference by Mr. Peru Sasia, President of FEBEA.  Please find here the programme and the website of the event.
 
To register, please send an e-mail to marie-christine.vergiat@europarl.europa.eu –before Monday 6th November at 9:00– with your personal details: full name, date of birth, nationality, type of ID card and ID number
  • Portuguese National Social Economy Congress (Tuesday 14 November, Lisbon, Portugal)
Please find also attached the programme of the National Social Economy Congress, that will take place on 14th of November in Lisbon
 
This Congress will serve to officially launch the new Portuguese Social Economy Confederation (CESP). Please note that the founders of this organisation will be the: Portuguese Cooperatives Confederation, National Confederation of Agriculture Cooperatives and Agricultural Credit, Portuguese Mutuals Union, Portuguese Foundations Centre, Solidarity Institutions Confederation, Portuguese Association for Local Development, and Confederation of Culture, Leisure and Sport organisations. 
 
SEE President, Juan Antonio Pedreño, has been invited to participate in a roundtable on The Challenges for the Social Economy at EU-level.
 
Please find attached and here the programme and more information on the congress. 
  • What role for the Social Economy in the Future of Work? (Thursday 16 November, Gothenburg, Sweden)
As you know this important side event to the European Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth is co-organised by the European Commission, the European Economic and Social Committee, the City of Gothenburg and Region Västra Götaland.  SEE President, Juan Antonio Pedreño, will be among the main speakers alongside with other SEE members, such as Ms. Claudia Fiaschi, Spokesperson of Forum Nazionale Terzo Settore, and Ms. Angela Achitei, President of Fundatia Alaturi de Voi (Romania) and member of ENSIE. Please find here the draft programme of the event. You can register here.
 
Please note that after the conference, a Citizen’s Dialogue organised by the European Commission and open to all will take place in the same venue. Meet Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, Employment Commissioner Marianne Thyssen and the Swedish Employment Minister Ylva JohanssonPlease register here in case you would like to join.
  • Evaluation of the social impact: when research becomes action (Thursday 23rd November9:30-16:30, Brussels)
On Thursday 23rd November 2017 from 9:30 to 16:30, will take place at Espace Jacqmotte (Rue Haute 139, Brussels) the conference Evaluation of the social impact: when research becomes actionPlease find attached the programme (that includes the link to the registration form).

WELCOMMON, 1′ video: Why we are different, what we are doing with refugees

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#WELCOMMON is an innovative community center for hosting and promoting social inclusion of refugees. It is a structure not only for refugees but with refugees for the benefit of the local community as well. It is implemented by the social enterprise Wind of Renewal (“Anemos Ananeosis”) in cooperation with Athens Development and Destination Management Agency (ADDMA), in the framework of the refugees’ relocation program of the Municipality of Athens and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR). It is funded partially (hosting and functional costs) by the European Union.

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#Welcommon, a model hosting and social inclusion center for #refugees in #Athens, working for and #withrefugees, for the benefit of #local #communities and vulnerable persons. Why we are #different, what we are doing for the #coexistence and the #cooperation between #cultureTo WELCOMMON είναι ένα διαφορετικό μοντέλο φιλοξενίας και κοινωνικής ένταξης των προσφύγων που εφαρμόζουμε στην Αθήνα. Μια ολοκληρωμένη προσέγγιση που συνδυάζει την κάλυψη των βασικών αναγκών των προσφύγων (διαμονή σε αξιοπρεπείς συνθήκες, ποιοτική διατροφή) με κάλυψη των εξίσου απαραίτητων αναγκών (μη τυπική και τυπική εκπαίδευση, κοινωνικο-ψυχολογική υποστήριξη, πρωτοβάθμια φροντίδα υγείας, κοινωνικοποίηση, προετοιμασία για κοινωνική κι επαγγελματική ένταξη, διάλογος πολιτισμών, σύνδεση με την τοπική κοινωνία μέσα από την καθημερινότητα). Είναι πιο ολοκληρωμένη προσέγγιση που δεν εντάσσεται μέσα σε απλοικά σχήματα: Hotspots ή διαμερίσματα, άθλιες συνθήκες διαμονής ή ιδρυματοποίηση/αποθήκες ψυχών. Αντιθέτως, εμείς στο WELCOMMON προετοιμάσουμε και ενδυnaμώνουμε τους ανθρώπους ώστε να μπορούν να σταθούν στα πόδια τους και να οργανώσουν ξανά τη ζωή τους.@windofrenewal ΑΝΕΜΟΣ ΑΝΑΝΕΩΣΗΣ/WIND OF RENEWAL, UNHCR GREECE, EATΑ

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