Poverty and Human Rights

Extreme Poverty: A Violation of Human Rights
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An escape in the rainy night
Zaw MH, a student from Myanmar in South East Asia, has been writing poems since he was 15 as a way... Find out more

Initiatives for Change

Coming together to overcome poverty
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Letter to Friends Around the World - this one specially devoted to 17 October 2014
Dear Friends, We are happy to bring to you another Letter to Friends Around the World - this one... Find out more

International Day - October 17

Leave No One Behind: Think, Decide and Act Together Against Extreme Poverty
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International Theme for 17 October 2014
Dear friends, We are happy to tell you the international theme for 17 October 2014, World Day for... Find out more

MDGs Project

Redefining the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after 2015
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Global Education for All Meeting UNESCO, Muscat, Oman 12 – 14 May 2014
2014 Global Education for All Meeting Final Statement The Muscat Agreement [...] Next steps:... Find out more

International mobilisation: 17 October 2014

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Learning and exchanging ideas in how best to eliminate poverty.

I am so grateful to hear from you. Thank you so much for embracing Aid Kenya Foundation and its signature program-The Gifts of Love Project. My team and I have had a closer look at the Village Care Initiative Project in Sierra Leone and we are so impressed. To eradicate extreme poverty in all its known and unknown forms, we have to have a... Read more

Art Project to mark UN Day for Eradication of Poverty 17 October

Here's a sneak peek at some of the preliminary art pieces being produced to mark UN Day for Eradication of Poverty on October 17th. We look forward to the launch of the exhibition - in the meantime groups in Croom and Hospital FRCs are busy gathering and getting creative with ideas on how to depict poverty and various issues affecting... Read more

International Day For Eradication of Poverty: Music Concert, Portlaoise Family Resource Centre

Youth Awareness Campaign On Poverty/Homelessness.Around Ireland Thousands are on the street. Join Us To Eradicate Poverty In Ireland and Beyond Read more

Leaving no one behind

The annual celebration of October 17 in Dickenson County, Virginia, will be held at the Senior Citizen Center in Cinchco at 6pm. It will start with a potluck supper followed by  the commemoration that will include a video presentation, music and songs. The Board of Supervisors of Dickenson County recognized the day and encouraged the... Read more

Commemoration of the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Venue: George Square, Glasgow Time: 12noon-1pm Details: October 17th in Glasgow has always been about speaking aloud in the centre of the city stories and experiences, which are normally kept hidden around the edge.  It has also always been about linking in with the stories of those experiencing poverty in other parts of the UK and... Read more