Adoption of the Social Economy Action Plan (SEAP) by the European Commission in December 2021 can be seen as a herald of changes in thinking about the economy. In the SEAP EC has recognized social enterprises and social economy organizations as the engine of sustainable development but also proposed concrete instruments in order to allow for the growth of the social economy sector. In this webinar participants will have a chance to learn the main reasoning behind the SEAP, terms and definitions regarding social economy and actions planned. There will also be a space for discussion on how microfinance is placed within the social economy and how MFIs can benefit from the SEAP.
Exploring Social Economy Action Plan
When: Monday, September 5, 2022, 11:00 – 12:00 CET
(Amsterdam / Warsaw / Sarajevo)
In this webinar participants will have chance to learn main reasoning behind the SEAP, terms and definitions regarding social economy and actions planned. There will be also a space for discussion on how microfinance is placed within social economy and how MFIs can benefit from the SEAP.
NINA JÓZEFINA BĄK,
Senior Policy Officer, Microfinance Centre
Nina has over 10 years’ experience working with social enterprises focused on sustainable development of cities. Is a founder of the biggest Polish food cooperative - Kooperatywa ‘Dobrze’, promoter of cooperative movement and social economy in Poland. She is an alumni of Leadership Academy Poland and was recognized by Forbes Women Poland among 25 leaders of sustainable development in 2021.
Attendance for all webinars in the series is free of charge. The session targets primarily microfinance institutions (MFIs), including greenfield MFIs, banks, NGOs, regulators or other institutions and individuals working in the microfinance sector in Europe. European microfinance providers, either selected as EaSI Technical Assistance beneficiaries or interested to apply for the program can contact firstname.lastname@example.org to receive more information about this event, as well as to request the participation in or organization of similar events.