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Save de date! International Conference on Social and Solidarity Finance – May 11-13 2016

The next INAISE International Conference on Social and Solidarity Finance will take place in Montreal, Quebec from May 11th to 13th 2016. We expect you in great number! On the program: plenary sessions, working groups and field visits. For INAISE’s members, it will also be the occasion to participate to the Annual General Meeting.

Lima declaration

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At the end
of last INAISE’s conference that took place last May in Lima, the participants
as well as the organizing committee wrote a declaration. By the Lima
declaration the participants express their commitment to:


Solidarity Finance Awards

Grands Prix Finance Solidaire 2015

Nutri’zaza, a SIDI partner, won the award of entrepreneurship in developing countries during the ceremony of the Solidarity Finance Awards (Le Monde / Finansol). This is a great reward for this social company from Madagascar, who contributes to the decline of child malnutrition on the red island.

More information (in French only) on the websites of the SIDI and Finansol

Program of the Mont-Blanc Meetings 2015

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The Mont-Blanc Meetings association presents the program of the 7th edition of its International Forum of the Social and Solidarity Economy Entrepreneurs that will take place from 26 to 28 November 2015.

More information on the Mont-Blanc Meetings website.






Videos of the presentations during the Lima International Conference

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The videos of the presentations during the Lima International Conference are available online (in Spanish).

Link to the videos

High Level Event of the International Leading Group on SSE

INAISE president, Milder Villegas, was in New York last September to participate to the meeting of the international leading group on SSE, and coordinated by the association The Mont-Blanc Meetings. At the end of this event hosted by the French President François Hollande, the participants presented a joint
declaration: “Towards Public Policies Supporting the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) for Sustainable Development”.

Bringing the voice of the Citizen into Finance

UNEP Call to action

The Inquiry
into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System has been initiated by the
United Nations Environment Programme to advance design options that would
deliver a step change in the financial system’s effectiveness in mobilizing
capital towards a green and inclusive economy. A group of concerned citizens
met at the international banking summer school in Lyon 2014 and founded a
working group with participants from 7 countries from social banking, civil
society, business and academia. We are all practitioners who can see that a

Conference Presentations

The presentations made by the speakers during the Conference in Lima are available here.

AGM May 2015


AGM 13 May 2015 in Lima -Peru
The day previous to the International Conference "Cumbre de Finanzas Solidarias", INAISE held its annual general assembly.
Malcom Hayday was there and reports:

As has become habit, the INAISE annual general meeting was held just before the conference, La Cumbre Mundiale de Finanzas Solidarias. This year in Lima, Peru.

The International Conference 2015 or Cumbre!


The international Conference 2015

Malcom Hayday was there and he reports:


Cumbre Mundial de Finanzas Solidarias

Peru 13-14 May 2015


Some 230 people from 20 countries around the world gathered in Lima to share experiences and to learn from each other whilst demonstrating local approaches to a global vision of a world which is both inclusive and equal. The Cumbre was co-hosted by Peruvian apex network, Fortalecer, international network, INAISE, and San Marcos University.