Extreme Poverty and Human Rights

Participation of people who are most excluded should be an absolute priority
We don’t want the world to stay the same!
Like other people in the world, migrating from the countryside to the city, Sandra arrived at the... Find out more

All Together in Dignity

How do we empower people?
I feel humbled to have known these families
I am now a consultant in a College of Social Work in Mumbai. I first started as a community... Find out more

International Day - October 17

THEME 2021 for the International Day
Consultation for the choice of the theme of 17 October 2021
The proposed Themes are  Theme 1: Building Back Better by Breaking the Cycle of... Find out more

International Relations

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The Hidden Dimensions of Poverty
« End poverty in all its forms everywhere” is the overarching goal of the 2030... Find out more

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Consultation for the choice of the theme of 17 October 2021

The proposed Themes are  Theme 1: Building Back Better by Breaking the Cycle of Intergenerational Poverty.  Theme 2: Building Together a World Respectful of People and Planet by Ending Persistent Poverty The theme finally chosen with UN Building Forward Together:Ending Persistent Poverty, Respecting all People and our Planet... Read more
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Those taking action are calling for us to join them

Recently, in Port-au-Prince, Mary-Love enrolled in a primary school. A 16 year-old, Mary-Love has hardly ever attended school; she has spent her childhood courageously helping her mother to support their family, which has been severely affected by deprivation and gang violence in her area. At the enrolment centre, Mary-Love had to defend herself;... Read more
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“The cooperative preserves our dignity”

Beitouna, a not-for-profit organisation founded by the residents of Nabaa, Beirut, celebrates the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, organising a street library, meetings with parents and a cooperative. The cooperative was launched in 2006, at a time when large numbers of refugees were arriving in Lebanon from southern Libya.... Read more
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“I want my daughter to be like you when she’s grown up: someone who is active and educated.”

After the Jasmine Revolution of 14th January 2011 in Tunisia, the government actively encouraged people to create organisations and engage with vulnerable people to help improve their living conditions. And so, in August 2011, with a group of young agronomists, we created the Association Sources et Horizons in the city of Aïn Draham, working to... Read more
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Getting young people involved, for the well-being and development of our country

A Nous l’Avenir (The Future is Ours) is a coalition of nine organisations for young people aged 15 to 30, set up in 2009 to facilitate the exchange of ideas between them. The aim is that young people should work together in an atmosphere of trust, free from discrimination on the grounds of race or sex, allowing them to find for themselves... Read more
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