The GSEF 2013 made a meaningful step to search for solutions and alternatives of the critical social and economic crises the world is facing today, by proclaiming the Seoul Declaration. Promising establishment of a concrete global solidarity for an effective exchange of social economic experiences among local governments and the NGOs, the Seoul Declaration also includes a plan to launch a global advisory group as an action body for the global solidarity.
The Seoul Declaration stresses the necessity of a multilateral international network of social economy solidarity to solve the global crises, and specifies the location of the provisional secretariat as well as that of the inaugural meeting of the global advisory group in Seoul, 2014.
10 action plans to solidify the global social economy network
the provisional secretariat, which will prepare for the Inaugural Meeting of the GSEF in 2014 (Specific plans for the election of a host city to be discussed at the Inaugural Meeting of the GSEF)
social economy as a solution for global financial crisis, social polarization and the destruction of ecosystem.
that social economy is the most important basis for social innovation, job creation, and dignity restoration
ㆍ Inauguration of Global Social Economy Forum Seoul Organizing Committee
ㆍ Invitational Letters to international local governments and organizations
ㆍ Confirmation of Participants of the Forum and the Round Table
ㆍ First Draft of Seoul Declaration Completed; First Seoul Organizing Committee Meeting to discuss the background and purpose of the Seoul Declaration
ㆍ Second Seoul Organizing Committee Meeting to discuss promotion direction for the establishment of global social economy network
ㆍ Third Seoul Organizing Committee to discuss 10 action strategies
ㆍ Collection of the Round Table participants’ Opinions on the Seoul Declaration
ㆍ Completion of Seoul Declaration Draft for Presentation
ㆍGlobal Social Economy Forum was held
ㆍ Seoul Declaration Final Draft was composed and was officially adopted
The 21 round table participants, who had been exchanging comments and feedback on the draft of the Seoul Declaration met at the GSEF 2013, and had round table discussions before finalizing the Seoul Declaration.