Agenda GA 2019 – Lyon

Thursday 4th July

3:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Round table meeting on
“Cities and SSE: Practical policies to transform the economy”

Part One: Transforming Cities Through Policies

  • Dounia Besson, RTES and Deputy Mayor of the City of Lyon
  • Jeanine Verna, Director of AROBASE Centre
  • Julie Maisonhaute, Fair Trade Cities Network / FT France

Animated by Jason Nardi, RIPESS Europe Coordinator

Part Two: Citizen Movements – Transformative Cities

  • Melissa Koutouzis, TNI (Trans National Institute) – Prix des villestransformatrices et Atlas des utopies
  • Geneviève Brichet, Mouvement Utopia and Collectif pour unetransition citoyenne : Pacte pour la transition

Animated by Josette Combes, MES

Part Three: Convergence between initiatives to transform the economy and liberate humanity

  • Geneviève Ancel, coordonnatrice de Dialogues en Humanité
  • Iris Avinoa, World Social Forum on Transformative Economy
  • Elisabeth Voss, Netz – the diversity of SSE movements in Germany
  • Jean Rossiaud, APRES-GE, from India to Geneva, the Jay Jagatinitiative in 2020

Animated by Drazen Simlesa, RIPESS Coordinator

Draft program here.

Location: Mairie de Lyon (1, Place de la Comédie, 69001 Lyon, France)

Friday 5th July

9:00 – 12:00: First part of the RIPESS Europe General Assembly

  • Introduction: opening of the GAM 2019 (15m)
  • The World Social Forum of Transformative Economies: where we are, the role of RIPESS, the participation of members, what we want to contribute (1h)
  • Validation of the agenda and proposal of priority themes to be discussed (15m)
  • Presentation of the new members (30m) and videoconference with Russia and England (15+15m)
  • Projects, events and activities of members and in the territories: exchange of
  • information on networks, partnerships and alliances (30m)

 12:30 – 15:30: Lunch at “Les Halles de la Martinière” and visit of 3 SSEinitiatives in Lyon

  • 12:30 pm: end of the RIPESS GA at the Borough Hall, walking distance (20 minutes)
  • 12:50-13:30: lunch at the Halles de la Martinière, discussions with local stakeholders
  • Walking tour – 5 minutes
  • 13:35-14h: Visit of the social and solidarity grocery store “Passerelle d’eau de Robec”.
  • Metro journey – 30 minutes
  • 14:30 – 15:30 : Presentation of Locaux Motiv
  • 15:30: Passage in front of the Mazagran shared garden + metro ride (30 minutes)

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Dialogues en Humanité (see the Agora in the program here)

Evening – Animations by the Dialogues

20:30: RIPESS Europe dinner at the Soline restaurant

Saturday 6th July

9: 30 am – 12:30 pm – Second part of the RIPESS Europe GA

  • Activity report (30m)
  • Financial report (15m)
  • Discussion and voting (30m) Coffee break (15′)
  • Amendment of Article XX of the Statutes of the Association and voting (15′)
  • Presentation of candidature to the Coordination Committee and voting (30′)
  • Working groups (1:30h)

13h00 – 14:30 – Lunch

14:30 – 17:30 – Third part of the RIPESS Europe GA

  • Working groups – conclusions (30m)
  • Reports of the working groups and proposals for the 2020 action plan (1h)
  • Collective mapping of alliances and partnerships (30m)
  • Towards a 2020-2030 strategy… (30m)
  • Closing (30m)

Location: Mairie de Lyon (1, Place de la Comédie, 69001 Lyon, France)