Resource website of social and solidarity economy

European Network of Cities & Regions for the Social Economy - Réseau Européen des Villes et Régions de l’Economie Sociale (REVES)

REVES represents, defends and promotes the common values of its members vis-à-vis European and Internationals institutions.

Jointly with its members, it pursues the objectives set out in the REVES charter, in order to :

  • establish a dialogue with the European and international Institutions in order to create positive conditions for the development of social and solidarity based-economy

  • develop social responsibility and exchange expertise and know-how, and to implement innovation in the fields of inclusion, participation and empowerment of local communities

  • educate and communicate the contribution of social economy-based partnership for more solidarity-based communities

  • be a laboratory for innovation in social policies and to support their dissemination in all territories

  • Cooperate and create synergies with other national, European and international networks and to complement them

  • pursue these objectives in Europe and at international level with a view to territorial cohesion, international solidarity, promotion of equal opportunity and north-south cooperation

  • capitalize on its own and members experiences in the different fields of interest and make them available to all members