25 January 2021

2021: A YEAR OF ACTION FOR SOCIAL ECONOMY – STATEMENTS BY REPRESENTATIVES OF EUROPEAN CITIES AND REGIONS

[:en] Despite all challenges and uncertainty at the beginning of this new year: local/regional governments and social economy enterprises won’t give up their vision of and initiatives for positive change and European solidarity. Here you are with a series of new year messages in which REVES Board members share their belief in the power of…

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30 December 2019

THE SWEDISH ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL AND REGIONAL AUTHORITIES PROMOTES COOPERATION WITH THE SOCIAL ECONOMY

[:en] In the framework of a skills development project for Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) Anders Bro, Region Örebro County, has been commissioned to write a handbook with the aim of promoting municipalities and regions’ cooperation with social enterprises in Sweden. The handbook is intended to clarify the added value of municipalities…

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5 December 2019

New European Commission will launch Action Plan for the Social Economy

[:en]A new European Commission took office on 1 December 2019. In front of the European Parliament, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen had pledged to set the fight against climate change and a Green Deal for Europe at the very top of the EU policy agenda next other principles/elements such as the support for  « an economy…

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13 November 2019

INTEGRAL ECOLOGY FOR CHILDREN’S RIGHTS IN BRESCIA (IT)

[:en]  Integral ecology for children’s rights is a project of experimentation and implementation of complex policies to address the issue of child educational poverty, starting from the pre-conditions that determine it. The complexity (in the literal sense) of these policies does not only refer to the type of interventions needed, but also to those who…

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11 October 2019

No one is left behind – a video about Region Örebro County support to social enterprises

[:en]  Region Örebro County, member of the REVES board, is partner in the RaiSE-project on enhancing competitiveness of social enterprises. They were  approached by the programme office of Interreg Europe to be the subject of a web-documentary on successful initiatives within Interreg Europe. Here is the video produced by Interreg Europe showing the concrete results of a  particularly interesting…

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10 September 2019

CAPACITY – Almost there!

[:en]Almost at the end of the experience of the CAPACITY project in Messina. The results are there: a district of barracks transformed into a compound of sustainable buildings and a new approach to social housing based on the ownership of the house and not on life-long assistance A virtuous example of using public funding as…

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10 May 2019

“Crescendo in Bellezza”: a concrete implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights

[:en] “Crescendo in Bellezza” is the motto chosen by the project “Integral ecology for childhood rights” (short EIDI), developed by a partnership between public and private social organizations of two Italian cities characterized by substantial differences, but with a common vision: Messina and Brescia.  EIDI is financed within the framework of the activities of the…

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3 May 2019

CONFERENCE “Milestones towards the future: Pathbreaking examples of cooperation, mutualisation and solidarity in urban and rural areas, promoted jointly by cities/regions and the social economy”

[:en] EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: 30 MAY 2019 6 June 2019 Committee of the Regions of the European Union Rue Van Maerlant 2, Room VM1, Brussels Europe needs its cities and regions and the social and solidarity economy to reach out to its citizens, detect their real needs and make them part of creating solutions…

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8 April 2019

konferens “Främja civilsamhället och den sociala ekonomin genom reserverade kontrakt i upphandling och andra möjligheter”

[:en] Offentliga upphandlingar spelar en nyckelroll för att uppnå samhälleliga förändringar inom såväl miljö som socialt värdeskapande. I detta sammanhang syftade direktiv 24/2014/EU till att modernisera upphandlingsförfaranden genom att bland annat införa nya möjligheter att använda sociala kriterier, reserverade kontrakt och andra insatser för sociala och sjukvårdstjänster. För att främja användandet av dessa nya möjligheter…

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21 December 2018

REVES EXCELLENCE AWARD 2019: Call for Applications – extended deadline!!

[:en]REVES gladly presents the new call for the 2019 edition of the REVES Excellence Award. We are searching for best practice examples of real partnerships and co-construction between public authorities and the social and solidarity economy. It does not take much to apply and you can do it in different languages. Deadline for sending applications: 7…

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