The Asian Solidarity Economy Forum (ASEF) is an initiative of advocates and practitioners who trumpet the call for an ‘alternative and more compassionate economy. It seeks to draw and galvanize the support of national networks of social enterprises towards strengthening the macro and mega systems of solidarity economy. ASEF I was held in Manila last October 2007, ASEF II was in Tokyo in 2009 and ASEF III was in Kuala Lumpur in 2011.
The Asian Solidarity Economy Forum 2012 is to be held on October 1st –3rd 2012 in Manado, North Sulawesi-Indonesia.
For more information, see the Asian Solidarity Economy Forum website.