Solidarity Now: A Social Economy response to the crisis Solutions for the integration of refugees A vision to re-build Ukraine
The Social Economy: the Future of Europe Conference
War has a huge socio-economic impact in the EU economy that demonstrates the need to transform our economies, accelerate the transitions and strengthen Europe’s resilience strategic autonomy. The social economy – cooperatives, mutuals, associations, foundations, and social enterprises – have been at the forefront in providing an urgent response to the refugee crisis and can put forward a long term plan for the work integration of refugees and for re-building Ukraine strengthening its social economy.
Beyond sharing urgent social economy responses to the crisis, the workshop aims at debating possible additional concrete actions to reply to the crisis and invest in re-building Ukraine by boosting social economy entrepreneurship. Speakers: Paweł Klimek (West Pomeranian Network of Social Economy Support Centers), Przemysław Piechocki (Association for Social Coopératives – Social Economy Support Centre), Viktorija Braziunaite (Lithuanian Social Business Association), and Michael Alden Peck (American Sustainable Business Network).