The Call for proposals 2009-2010 describes the perspective of ALOE: There is an urgent need of a shift of paradigm: it’s time to found a responsible, plural and solidarity economy as an answer, at least partial, to the different crises that threaten us: financial, of course, but also social and ecological in its different aspects (energy, climate change, depletion of natural resources, etc.) , the food crisis, and much more.

A pilot project started in Asia in January 2009, You will find its description here, as well as the case studies of the participating expriences.

In the framework of this project, a meeting was organized in Kuala Lumpur, in Malaysia, from March 10 to 13, 2009. You will find a report of the event and the presentations achieved by the participants as documents or videos here.

Three proposals presented in the framework of the Call for Proposals were approved in July 2009. You will find the summaries of the projects, and later articles, case studies or else analysis, according to the kind of project.

  1. LEXIS - Intercultural Lexical Tools for Social and Solidarity Economy. A process to reinforce the coherence and visibility of responsible and solidarity socio-economic initiatives by intercultural exchange
  2. Co-producing public policies for the ESS
  3. Internetwork assembly/ Energy projects as a cause of criminalisation and ecological debt - a post-Copenhagen agenda.
  4. a project to which ALOE is associated: Democratic participation and territorial anchorage