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Social Enterprise World Forum has been highlighting social enterprise responses to the COVID-19 pandemic on our website. We are partially focused on elevating systemic and structural responses where actions are being taken to assist the social enterprise sector in a nation or region. If you are engaging your municipality, or regional, or federal government to support your social enterprise sector, it might be helpful to cite examples from elsewhere. While some governments and social enterprise sectors have taken leadership and delivered innovative responses, others will prefer to follow, adopt, and adapt from elsewhere. Two closely aligned responses are from Scotland and South Korea.

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SEWF 2020 Halifax postponed – May Update*

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Posted by: Jo Seagrave / 25 March 2020

SEWF digital event announced: 21-25 September 2020

SEWF C.I.C. and Partners will host a two-day digital forum from 21-25 September 2020 to assist the world of social enterprise to come together and plan for the future. The event will involve contributions from different locations and we expect that this will be our largest ever SEWF gathering.

Our climate change strategy, set SEWF on the path to increasing digital engagement as a complement to our annual forum. We have seen SEWF produce a legacy of change in many countries and never has this been more important as the world seeks and demands change in the relationship between communities, markets, and governments.

Further details will be available in due course and will be posted via our newsletter and social media channels.

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Coronavirus update

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Posted by: Jo Seagrave / 13 March 2020

We are aware that many of you will be concerned about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the potential impact this will have on SEWF2020 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We would like to reassure you that Social Enterprise World Forum C.I.C. is working closely with the 2020 hosts and will take all necessary steps to keep people safe.

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