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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Poster for 17 October 2017
You can download the poster in pdf format (in low and high resolution) Poster-Oct17-2017-LR -734... 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: Appointment of Roberto Bissio August 1, 2017, Pierrelaye, France—We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Roberto Bissio to the International Committee for October 17. The Committee was established in 2008 to promote and support the observance of the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty,... Read more

International Committee at the Human Rights and Poverty Stone in Strasbourg

Aye Aye Win and Belinda Nugent, members of the International Committee for October 17, joined the Stop Poverty Campaign in Strasbourg. On Thursday 15 June 2017, Aye Aye Win, residing in Strasbourg, joined a delegation of Ireland at the « 17 October Human Rights and Poverty Stone » in front of the European Parliament. Belinda... Read more
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Poster for 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