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What is the GSEF association
The Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF) is an international network that brings together local governments and civil society stakeholders committed to supporting the development of the Social Economy (SE).
Through the collaboration between social economy organizations and local governments, the GSEF pursues creation of quality jobs, fair growth, progress of grassroots democracy, and sustainable development. Values such as human dignity and sustainable ecology are to be the underlying principles for every activity of the GSEF.
Bilbao an equal, diverse & inclusive city
Bilbao has recently experienced an environmental, urban and economic transformation, having the opening of the emblematic Guggenheim Museum as its starting point. Widely known for the “Bilbao Effect” the city has managed to lead technological advances and ultimate architectural design, aligning it with the traditional roots of the country.