During the international conference “The SSE Momentum: Finance for Inclusion and the Future of Work”, ILO presented two ambitious, large-scale research projects involving 15 countries on 4 continents. “Contribution of the Social and Solidarity Economy and of Social Finance to the Future of Work”, conducted by HIVA and sponsored by the Government of France, and “Financial Mechanisms for Innovative Social and Solidarity Economy Ecosystems”, conducted by EURICSE and sponsored by the Government of Luxemburg were at the center of the participants’ debate.
On the last day of the conference, the outcomes of the sessions were condensed into a document that was presented and discussed by a high-level panel of experts and policy makers from national governments and international organizations, moderated by the Director of the Enterprise Department at the ILO, Vic van Vuuren.
186 ILO Country members
100 people invited between researchers, policymakers, and SSE experts and practitioners from all over the world
30 members of UNSSE
30 recommendations for policy and research
26 participants’ countries of origin (10 European, 16 extra-European)
18 hours of conference in three languages (Italian, French and English)
9 parallel sessions, 4 plenary sessions, 1 group work and 1 high-level panel