PLN – 21
Vital Neighborhoods in Metropolitan Cities: Power of Urban Transformation through Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE)
Foro Global de Economía Social (GSEF)
Centro Internacional para la Transferencia de Conocimientos sobre Innovación en la Economía Social y Solidaria (CITIES)
Red de Ciudades Sudafricanas (SACN)
- Technopole Angus, Montreal: urban renewal through sustainable development, revitalization with employment, and social commitment led to local mobilization, good partnership among stakeholders, and financial support from governments.
- Seoul – SSE special districts: local governments involvement with legal frameworks, governance building, and financial support for communities to identify local needs and organize their ecosystem of alternative social economy.
- Johannesburg: urban regeneration initiative managed by state, private, and civil society actors which were inclusive of the poor by being flexible towards informal and subletting activities.
- Barcelona: SSE policies reveal citizen’s importance to drive the process and co-produce policies that guarantee citizen control, community based actions, and cooperation through networks.