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Lima declaration

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At the end
of last INAISE’s conference that took place last May in Lima, the participants
as well as the organizing committee wrote a declaration. By the Lima
declaration the participants express their commitment to:


Montreal conference videos are now online

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The Montreal conference videos are now available online! To watch the speakers visit the WebTV site.

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Interview with Gérald Larose from the Caisse d'économie solidaire Desjardins


As part of the 45th anniversary of our member, the Caisse d'économie solidaire Desjardins, our coordinator was fortunate to meet with its president, Gérald Larose. Mr. Larose holds a Masters in Theology (1971) and a Master of Social Work (1973) from the University of Montreal. He is best known for his trade union activities in Quebec. After being at the head of the CSN (Confederation of National Trade Unions) from 1983 to 1999, he became a member of the Board of the Caisse d'économie solidaire Desjardins, where he holds the presidency since 2000.


Conference report of the SAM in Dakar 2015

SAM Dakar 2015

The final report of the African Microfinance Conference that took place in dakar in 2015 is now available for a free download (in french and english).

Read more here

Portal of Social and solidarity economy - Newsletter 121

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The latest newsletter of the Portal of Social and solidarity economy has been published.

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9th Summer School on Social Banking 2016

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Our member Institute for Social Banking is organizing its 9th Summer School on Social Banking. This year the summer school will be held in Tallinn, Estonia from June 26 to July 1 2016. The focus will be on values based banks and will include topics such as today's pressing societal challenges, how does values based banking work, future banking and finance and much more.

International Forum on Rural and Agricultural Finance

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Our bolivian member Sembrar anounces the event FOROAGRO that will take place in Santa Cruz - Bolivia from 17 to 18 March 2016.

The International Forum on Rural and Agricultural Finance (FOROAGRO) is an international event that will unite world experts to discuss and debate how best to promote various initiatives that ensure broad-based financial services for agriculture, food security, climate change and other aspects that allow gains in agricultural productivity and well-being amoung small rural producers in Latin America.

RIPESS Europe Newsletter - January 2016

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In january the latest newsletter of RIPESS Europe was published. One of the topics is their next conference in Brussels at the end of the month.

Read the bulletin here

Alternative Savings Account Surpasses €50M in Deposits

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Our member from Luxemburg, the association etika, announced in november that the deposits on their Alternative Savings Account exceeded the symbolic threshold of 50 million EUR  in deposits. "We are proud of this result which has manifested over time the confidence which our investors have placed in us, especially as the savings rate remuneration is the lowest since the creation of the mechanism, which proves the commitment of our investors to an investment product which favours the creation of wealh which is more than purely financial," commented Magali Paulus, President of etika.