Agenda – September 2019

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Social impact economy – governance models in enterprises and paths for development in Europe and the Western Balkans

Venue: hotel “Budva”, Budva, Montenegro

17th September

Draft Agenda

08.30 Registration of participants and welcome coffee

09.00 – 09.30 Welcome speeches – representatives of partners and institutions

Presentation of concept and context – Luca Pastorelli, DIESIS Network – Igor Milosevic, UpBeat Hub

09.30 -11.00 Relevance of the social economy – how to become an actor in community and economic development in different countries

  • The development of Social Economy and social enterprises in Poland in the last decade: key factors and current trends – Julia Koczanowicz-Chondzyńska, FISE
  • Social enterprises and work integration in Romania – Raluca Ouriaghi, Ateliere Fara Frontera

     The context in the Western Balkan countries


11.00- 11.20 Coffee break

11.20-12.30 Inspiring and successful models in networking and social economy cooperation

  • A national platform to support development and cooperation: Social Economy of Slovenia – Representative of ASES

  • Promoting and lobbying for social enterprise: Social Enteprise UK – Salim Sharif (SEUK)

  • Cooperation among cooperatives: the Italian model of consortium Sabina Bellione (Consorzio CGM) and Michela Vogrig (COSM)TBC

  • Networking at EU level: DIESIS Network – Gianluca Pastorelli (DIESIS)


12.30-13.30 The importance of the legal form and the governance model in successful social enterprises: examples form the R2G project

  • Cooperative model – a good example from Poland: Dobrze social cooperative

  • Work integration for disabled persons: the example of Sent in Slovenia

  • Consideration and recommendations from the R2G project – Toby Jonhson (DIESIS)

13.30-14.30 Lunch break

14.30-15.30 Parallel session

Panel I – Basics for cooperation in the social economy in Montenegro

Panel II – Regional business cooperation in the social economy sector

Workshop – Linking community and social economy with new technology

15.30 – 15.50 Conclusions of panels

16.00 – 17.30 Investment in the social economy – tbc