Poverty and Human Rights

Extreme Poverty: A Violation of Human Rights
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Maramvyaj Camp for Displaced People
Action for a United World (Azione per un Mondo Unito - AMU) is an Italian NGO that runs development... Find out more

Initiatives for Change

Coming together to overcome poverty
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Each child represents an opportunity for the world
In the heart of parents who live every day in conditions of exclusion and severe poverty, lies the... 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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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Friday, 17 October 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm No.50 , Sec. 2 , Xinsheng S. Rd. , Taipei City For 17 October, Friends of ATD Fourth World will cooperate with different organizations including Save Poor (www.savepoor.org). The commemoration this year will be held on the 17th October at the hours... Read more

Launch of booklet on the experience of poverty amongst older people

In order to highlight the impact that austerity measures have had on older people's incomes and experience of poverty in Ireland, Age Action will launch a short booklet on October 16th to mark the UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty in Dublin. The booklet will include information on changes to income and how this has impacted... Read more

Panel Discussion: the World We Want Post 2015

The World We Want Post 2015 Platform and the NGO Committee on the Status of Women will host a panel discussion with a variety of experts on 16 October 2014 (1.15-2.30 pm at UNHQ) to commemorate the 2014 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty and the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action. The event will explore the... Read more

Art Exhibition: LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND

Art Exhibition: LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND As one of many initiatives taking place on this day, a ten-part exhibition of collective artwork by people living in poverty will be mounted on the premises of the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Each collection shows how the human act of creation—whether by rousing strength and hope, or... Read more
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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2014

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2014 Friday, 17 October 2014 1.15 pm - 2.30 pm Conference Room 2, United Nations Conference Building, New York The 2014 Commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) will be held on Friday, 17 October at United Nations Headquarters in New York, focusing on the... Read more
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