Tuesday, October 19, 2021

UfM Social Economy Workshop: Towards a new Social Economy agenda for a sustainable and inclusive Mediterranean


From 10h00 to 12h30 (Brussels time)


With the support of



Confirmed speakers:  

Nicolas Schmit

Commissioner for jobs and social rights (video)


Abdelkader El Khissassi 

Deputy Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean in charge of Economic Development and Employment



Juan Antonio Pedreño

General Coordinator of the ESMED Network & President of CEPES and Social Economy Europe


Alessia Di Gregorio

Deputy Head of Unit - Proximity, Social Economy and Creative Industries.  European Commission


Maravillas Espín Sáez

Director General Autonomous Work, Social Economy and CSR. Ministry of Labour and Social Economy (Spain)


Saloua Tajri

Director for the promotion of the Social Economy. Ministry of Tourism, Crafts and Social and Solidarity Economy (Morocco)


Férihane Korbi Boussoffara

Director General, Agency for employment and self-employment (Tunisia)


Carla Ventura

Vice-President, CASES (Cooperative António Sérgio for the Social Economy) (Portugal)


Antoine Apprioual

European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed)


Yahia Nazef

Coordination Committee of Mutual Benefit Societies (Algeria)


Antoine Détourné

Director General. French Chamber of Social and Solidarity Economy. ESS France


Unal Ornek

Training, Research and Foreign relations Coordinator. National Co-operative Union of Turkey (NCUT)


Francesca Ottolenghi

Italian Cooperative Alliance


Carmen Comos 

CEPES Director General


More information 


 Registration - open till 27th October – here