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Adoption of the UN Resolution: Promoting the social and solidarity economy for sustainable development

RIPESS’ contribution to the long road to success. Guest blog - Yvon Poirieris is the RIPESS Vice-Coordinator. He is a retired teacher involved in the global SSE movement since 2004. He published Social Solidarity Economy (SSE) and related concepts: Origins and Definitions. Today’s adoption by the United Nations General of resolution A/RES/77/281 is a very significant achievement for our movement that has promoted SSE as an important paradigm change to help humanity to move towards genuinely sustainable development that leaves no one behind, the rallying cry of Agenda 2030 .    We would like to express our heartfelt thanks and commend Argentina, Armenia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Finland, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Mongolia, Morocco, Portugal, Romania, Senegal, Slovenia, and Spain for co-sponsoring this resolution. We are particul

UN Sustainable Development newsletter reproduced

 Up to date information on September activities  produced by the UN On 18-19 September 2023, world leaders will gather at the  SDG Summit  in New York for the mid-point review of the  2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development  and the implementation of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Summit is expected to adopt a political declaration that will provide a road map for putting the world back on track to achieve the SDGs by their 2030 deadline. The Summit will be informed by the  2023 Global Sustainable Development Report  prepared by an independent group of scientists and the 2023 Special Edition of the SDG Progress Report by the Secretary-General. More information about the 2023 SDG Summit is available on the website at: .  SDG Summit programme In his letter of 17 July , the President of the General Assembly shared with Member States the programme of the SDG Summit .  The opening of the Summit will feature statements by the President of th

SDG Heads of State Agenda for September 18-19th

SDG Summits objectives and expected outcomes   Through the Summit, countries, both individually and collectively, have an opportunity to place the world on a sustainable development path. The international community can seize this opportunity to make significant transformations for integrated SDG implementation and how societies produce, consume and share benefits and risks, while leaving no one behind. The Summit is envisaged to be forward-looking and action-oriented, with the aim of accelerating international action to improve people's lives and reinvigorating the sense of hope, optimism and enthusiasm that characterized the adoption of the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda. It is expected to adopt a concise, action-oriented political declaration as its outcome document.   The Secretary-General has urged world leaders to deliver a Rescue Plan for People and Planet at the SDG Summit through deliverables in three areas. First, he requested countries to deliver global commitments to the SDGs