Poverty and Human Rights

Extreme Poverty: A Violation of Human Rights
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What counts the most is our shared commitment to overcoming poverty
In 1917, Joseph Wresinski was born in an internment camp for foreign nationals in Angers, France.... Find out more

All Together in Dignity: 2017 Campaign

Coming together to overcome poverty
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STOP POVERTY: All Together in Dignity
One hundred years ago in France, Joseph Wresinski, ATD Fourth World's founder, was born in an... Find out more

International Day - October 17

Answering the Call of October 17 to end poverty: A path to peaceful and inclusive societies
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Concept Note on the International Theme for 17 October 2017
“Answering the Call of October 17 to end poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive... Find out more

International Relations

Sustainable Development Goals 2015-2030
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International Relations
Advocacy with international authorities Many of the Forum correspondents are involved in... Find out more

International mobilisation: 17 October 2017

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International Press Release

      International Committee for October 17            Death of Mrs Simone Veil July 4, 2O17, Pierrelaye, France - The President and the members of the International Committee for October 17 express their sincere condolences to the family of Mrs. Simone Veil and wish to... Read more
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International Press Release

International Committee for October 17: Death of Mrs. Simone Veil July 4, 2017, Pierrelaye, France - The President and the members of the International Committee for October 17 express their sincere condolences to the family of Mrs. Simone Veil and wish to express her infinite recognition for her contribution to the work of the Committee, which... Read more

Poster for 17 October 2017

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Concept Note on the International Theme for 17 October 2017

“Answering the Call of October 17 to end poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societies” This year marks the 25 th anniversary of the declaration by the General Assembly, in its resolution 47/196 of 22 December 1992, of 17 October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. [1] This year also marks the 30 th... Read more
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We can learn from each other to overcome poverty.

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