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17 Local Economies Set up in a Day

At the annual summer National InterSEL camp in Poisy France, we held a one-day workshop and set up our free tool for 17 communities; training community leaders to manage their activities and accounts. Local Economies were set up in Paris, Lyon, Clermont-Ferrand and others

CForge asked to become an Observer of the EU project Community Currencies in Action

With this email I would like to officially invite you to assume the status of an observer of our project. This status will associate you with our partnership without any substantial commitment, please find the detail in the attached document. I would like to have your consent for this by the end of next week if possible, particularly for the listing of observers on our forthcoming website. Best regards, Leander Bindewald Researcher/Project Manager Complementary Currencies We hope to gain valuable experience that will serve our projects involving future funding requests from the European Union. Tim Anderson, Co-founder of Community Forge

Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation: October 16 2012

Community Forge's Etienne Hayem and Will Ruddick presenting in Paris France at the Centre Pompidou, Salle Triangle - on October 16th. This talk will is part of a new EU program called Collective Awareness Platforms for Sustainability and Social Innovation. More info on EU Funding See our press release here (.pdf)

UN Human Rights Council Social Forum - Transcripts

On October 3rd 2012, Community Forge co-organised an event during the UN Human Rights Council Social Forum. The event featured Thomas Greco, colleagues from the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) and the International Labour Organization (ILO). The meeting is organized by the United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS), in collaboration with UNRISD and Community Forge. See full Transcripts....

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