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Dublin Food Coop Christmas Party 12th December

Dublin Food Coop Christmas Party 12th December

From Member Dublin Food Coop: https://dublinfood.coop/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Community-Development-Programme-Dublin-Food-Coop-ICOS.pdf INCHICORE SOCIAL CLUB 12/12/19 The Co-op Christmas party will take place on the 12th of December at the Inchicore Social Club....

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Social Enterprise Implementation Group

Social Enterprise Implementation Group

The names of those on the Implementation Group have been released Andrew Forde, Principle Officer, Department of Rural and Community Development (Chair) Phyllis Kelly, Assistant Principle Officer, Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation Therese Molyneux,...

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EU Day of Social Economy enterprises 2019

EU Day of Social Economy enterprises 2019

From our EU Representatives: Social Economy Europe Network In Strasbourg we celebrated the European Day of Social Economy Enterprises co-organised by the European Economic Social Committee, the City of Strasbourg and the Eurometropole, and the French Ministry for the...

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A decisive moment for the Social Economy Intergoup

A decisive moment for the Social Economy Intergoup

From our representative body in Europe: Social Economy Europe Network On 12 December 2019, the Conference of Presidents of the European Parliamentwill vote on which intergroups will be established for this EU mandate 2019-2024. This will be a decisive moment for the...

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ENSIE sustainable public procurement

ENSIE sustainable public procurement

ENSIE intends to carry out a project related to sustainable public procurement, especially reserved contracts. More precisely, the aim is to put in place a European data base that will contain reserved contracts allocated in the EU countries and which could be...

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OECD Call for innovative Practices

OECD Call for innovative Practices

In the framework of the OECD Local Development Forum, the OECD is looking for good practices in employment, skills, social innovation, culture/creative industries and entrepreneurship programmes!  You could have a chance to present your story in Antwerp on 10-11...

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Evaluation of ESF support to social inclusion

Evaluation of ESF support to social inclusion

The European Commission launched an evaluation of ESF support to social inclusion. The evaluation will assess three main things: how the European Social Fund (ESF) promotes social inclusion (integrating disadvantaged people into society and ensuring fairer life...

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SROI Training Belfast 11th/12th February 2020

SROI Training Belfast 11th/12th February 2020

Gauge NI, the evaluation arm of the NOW Group, is working with Social Value UK to run a 2 day Social Return on Investment Course.  The course will run in Belfast on 11th/12th February 2020 and costs £600+VAT per person.  To register your interest please email...

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National Social Enterprise Policy Tickets Announced

National Social Enterprise Policy Tickets Announced

From the Department of Rural and Community Development: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/national-social-enterprise-conference-2019-tickets-79352500465 Ireland's First National Social Enterprise Conference About this Event On behalf of Michael Ring T.D., Minister for Rural...

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Info Evening Small Capital Grants Scheme

Info Evening Small Capital Grants Scheme

Small Capital Grants Scheme was recently announced under the National Social Enterprise Policy for Ireland 2018-2022 and is now open for applications from social enterprises. The scheme will provide grants of between €2,000 and €15,000 for equipment, repairs or...

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Designer Dublin Christmas Market

Designer Dublin Christmas Market

Plato and Dublin City LEO are organising their annual two-day Christmas Market on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st December  2019 in the Bank of Ireland Forecourt, College Green, Dublin 2 (opposite Trinity College).  All items on sale will be Irish Handcrafted ranging...

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