26/11/20 Join us for the third #Roadmap event is on Recovery Strategy for Europe: Which role does the social economy play in building a resilient and sustainable economy?
The EU Social Economy Summit #EUSES which was foreseen in November 2020 in Mannheim has been postponed to 2021, due to Covid-19. In the meantime, join us for the Digital Road to Mannheim, a series of monthly online events looking at the social economy in Europe.
Social Economy Europe will host an important Main Stage Panel on the second day of this event in close participation with the Social Economy Intergroup:
Nov 27th at 10.15 – 11.30 – “Next Generation EU: Mobilising social economy’s potential to build back better”
Olivia Grégoire, State Secretary in charge of Social and Solidarity Economy and responsible economy of the Government of France Maravillas Espín Sáez, Director General of Self-Employment, Social Economy and CSR – Government of Spain Patrizia Toia, MEP (S&D, IT), Co-Chair of the European Parliament’s Social Economy Intergroup Sven Giegold, MEP (Greens/EFA, DE), Co-Chair of the European Parliament’s Social Economy Intergroup Juan Antonio Pedreño, President – Social Economy Europe Jérôme Saddier, Vice-President of Social Economy Europe & President of ESS-France
Description Social economy plays a central role in Europe’s recovery to ‘build back better’, and to create a democratic, sustainable and inclusive economy. The social economy’s active participation will set the Union firmly on the path to a sustainable and resilient recovery, creating jobs and repairing the damage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic whilst supporting the Union’s in the ongoing green and digital transitions, while leaving no one behind.
The event in general
The 26th and the 27th of November would have been the dates for the original ‘European Social Economy Summit’ and to commemorate this, EUSES will be organizing a 2 days event with over 15 different stakeholder sessions from all over Europe and beyond under the suitable umbrella theme “ Recovery strategy for Europe “ , with speakers such as EU- COMMISSIONER Nicolas Schmit. Nevertheless the ‘Mannheim feeling’ is maintained by streaming the two-day event from the ‘EinTanzHaus’, which roughly translates to ‘one dance house’, an old church that was transformed into a place of significance for the local cultural scene.
Important members of the SEE network will be making important contributins including SEE Director Victor Meseguer; Chris Gordon, CEO – Irish Social Enterprise Network; Dr. Juliane Kronen, Founder – innatura Board Member & Alternative Nobel Prize; Elaine Hanlon, Social Affairs Policy Office – RREUSE; Carlos Lozano, Coordinator of International Affairs – CEPES and many more…
Awards ceremony: On the 26th at 3.30 – 3.55 pm there will be an important Awards ceremony for the “Special: European Network of Social Integration Enterprises Award” – SEE acted as a jury in this exciting award.