Sweden holds the presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2023, and from June 7 to 9, Europe’s most important players in the field of the social economy will gather in Gothenburg, at a conference highlighting the role of the social economy in creating a stronger and more resilient Europe.
The “Social Economy 2023 – Building a Stronger and Resilient Europe” conference is organized with European experts and stakeholders and focuses on the Social Economy Action Plan approved in 2021 and its implementation. It builds on last year’s Strasbourg conference “Social Economy – Future of Europe,” included in the official program of the French presidency, and bridges with equivalent events to be held under the upcoming Spanish presidency in San Sebastian (November 2023) and the Belgian presidency in Liège (February 2024).
Torino Social Impact with the City of Turin will be present to present the advancements of the activities carried out under some European projects. Respondet, funded by the COSME – Social Economy Mission (Missions for the Social Economy) program, and dedicated to promoting the social economy with a focus on circular economy and energy transition issues. Socialtech4EU, dedicated to fostering the development of social economy clusters by strengthening their key players, funded by the European Innovation Council and the SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA) through the Joint Cluster Initiatives (EUROCLUSTERS) for European Recovery (SMP- COSME-2021-CLUSTER).
TSI will also participate in the Annual Meeting of Reves – European Network of Cities and Regions for the Social Economy, of which it is an active member, which will take place as part of the Conference.