Monday, 11.05.2015 - Tuesday, 12.05.2015 - Geneva, Switzerland

Social and Solidarity Finance: Tensions, Opportunities and Transformative Potential

This workshop brought together an interdisciplinary group of around 25 experts—in the fields of alternative finance, economic sociology and the anthropology of money—to look at the transformative potential of social and solidarity finance from a South-South and triangular cooperation perspective at a time when financing for development and the post-2015 sustainable development agenda are high on the UN’s list of priorities.

A meeting of the UN Inter-Agency Task Force on Social and Solidarity Economy was also be held in conjunction with the workshop, to ensure the policy impact of event. The findings of the workshop were feed into a Task Force position paper to be disseminated to stakeholders of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa (13-16 July 2015).

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