Browse the events presenting baSE project

The reports and video recording of baSE events are now available!

During the events, the partners of baSE presented the project in their home countries, making its aims known, thus to reinforce the human capital of social economy, by forming an alliance based on skills needed for the twin transition, digital and green. 

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Ireland: The Wheel

The event included three sessions. One focused on skills needed in SE, and how to identify them, a second, led by experts in the sector, researched the future-ready skills for Social Economy. To conclude, the keynote final speech included an intervention from Social Economy Europe, their plan and democratic participation program.

Spain: Mondragon University and Corporation

The event introduced which strategies for education and training exists to respond to challenges in the Social Economy sector in Spain. The main fields over which the event focused on are digital, green, and inclusiveness. Different stakeholders from universities, Spanish government, and Mondragon Corporation intervened, and they discussed about the current and future perspectives for the mentioned topics.


During their launch event, the Polish organization FISE invited authorities in the SE sector in Poland to intervene about the training needs of workers into SE. The launch event laid the ground for discussions on the law on SE and social organizations, and its negative and positive effects on local economy, with the participation of regional and municipal stakeholders and representatives.

Slovenia: DOBA Business School Roundtable

The Slovenian partner organised a round table on the needs for standards in the Social Economy in Slovenia. The event discussed the engagement of Slovenia in SE and which issues arose in the field, in particular over the standards of education and of a supportive environment. This issue of the need for standardization mainly focuses on creating uniform criteria to guide the development of the social economy, and it was the key topic of the conference.

Greece: AKMI International

During the event, the project was presented to SEOs representatives, along with specific insights regarding SocioComp and its future dissemination and applicability in Greek realities.

Romania: ADV Romania

The event focused on the development of SocioComp, the skills’ compass for social economy professionals, and on the need to redefine the skills of current occupational standards. The event started with the presentation of the project – scope, partners, period, main activities and expected results. There were discussed the project’s results in the context of the Romanian social economy sector and how it would contribute to the development of social economy in Romania.

Germany: University of Hildesheim

The partners proposed a workshop on the fields of action and funding opportunities for cooperative economics, as part of the start-up week with the KET-Competence Workshop for Entrepreneurship and Transfer. The topics over which they discussed were how to deal with public housing projects, and how to realize social-based ideas in a startup context, and, on the wider perspective, which skills are useful to have success in this kind of projects.


During a wider event dedicated to Tranining, Education, and Employment, ENAIP NET illustrated the blueprint strategy within the research for needs and vital competencies in the labour market for the next years. This program includes the new challenges in the third sector which also covers the integration of the digital and green transition. Authoritative stakeholders in the sectors, from the partnership and local universities have contributed to the event.

Belgium: ConcertES / Université de Liège

The Belgian partners organized an event on skills and competencies for social economy and how to plan trainings and job profiles for their development. The event involved SE organisations of no-profit and consulting kind, and enterprises. The general objective was to lay together the ground for a training apt for practical needs of workers within Social Economy and how to support them better in the green, inclusive, and digital sector.

France: Economie Sociale et Solidaire (ESS) / Agroparistech

The French partners organized their launch event on the topic of ecological transition within the group Economie Sociale et Solidaire (ESS). It is composed by ten countries and aims at
supporting their organisations by providing economic models in the perspective of creating added social value by delineating the needed skills for the sector. During the event, SEOs experts and scholars explored which are the vulnerabilities and openings in Social Economy for the training of young professionals and in a climate of economic crisis.

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