The project  „Social & Solidarity Economy as Development Approach for Sustainability“ was created in 2015 by COSPE (Cooperazione per lo Sviluppo dei Paesi Emergenti) in Italy and the action will be implemented in 23 European member states encompassing 46 territories/areas . The overall value of the project amounts is estimated at 4.454.981 EUR.

The main objective of the project is to contribute to a coherent and comprehensive response to the universal challenges of poverty eradication and sustainable development, ensuring a decent life for all by 2030. Through the 36 months of the project DESA – Dubrovnik will inform the public by doing some Dialogue-Oriented Workshops and Events to enhance the competences of Development Networks and Social and Solidarity Economy Networks in 46 territories concerning the role that Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) can play in the global fight against poverty and to promote a sustainable way of living.

The result expected from this project are categorized in 3 different sections.

Result 1. Good Practices are exchanged between and in Development Networks and in Social and Solidarity Economy Networks.

Result 2. Competences of European NGOs and Public Institutions on the linkage between Social and Solidarity Economy and fight against poverty are enhanced

Result 3. Public awareness of European citizens on linkage between Social and Solidarity Economy and fight against poverty will be raised starting from 2015, European Year of Development:

SSEDAS / SUSY web page: click here

SSEDAS / SUSY project brochures: click here

Video throughout SUSY project: cilck here