PRICE Projects recently attended a meeting on social and solidarity economy (SSE) in Europe with Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). The one-day meeting discussed the current status, challenges and perspective of SSE in Europe. The gathering took place in the European Parliament building in Brussels last 26 February.
MEPs present in the meeting were Pablo Echenique-Robba (Spain – Podemos), Ernest Urtasun (Spain – Inciativa per Catalunya/Verds), Eleonora Forenza (Italy – L’altra Europa con Tsipras), Helmut Scholz (Germany – Die Linke), Marie-Christine Vergiat (France –FDG), and Karina Delli (France – Europe Ecologie).
The PRICE Project partners were also in Brussels for a regular project meeting. Partners present were Natália Leal (WFTO), Francisco Fuentes (COPADE), Micol Arena (AGICES), Irini Kareta (Fair Trade Hellas), Jason Nardi (Fondazione Culturale Responsabilità Etica), Györgyi Újszászi (Védegylet), Tadeusz Makulski (Polskie Stowarzyszenie Sprawiedliwego Handlu), Sashka Vitanova (IDEAS Factory), and Marthes (Koperattiva Kummerc Gust).