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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17 October in Rizal Park, Manila
On October 17, experiences and messages are conveyed through speaking, music, dance, drawing, arts... 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 Committee 17 October

The International Committee is delighted that Mr. Cassam Uteem, the first President of the International Committee for October 17, has been elected as President of ATD Fourth World International Movement.  Mr. Uteem replaces Ms. Nina Lim-Yuson, a member of the International Committee for October 17, who was President of ATD Fourth World... Read more
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International Committee 17 October

We are very pleased to announce that Dean Bâtonnier Titinga Frederic Pacere, Member of the International Committee October 17, has been awarded the prestigious title of Commander of the Order of Merit of Arts, Writing and Communication. International Committee 17 October Read more
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INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE

International Committee for October 17: Appointment of Fr. Mario Serrano November 21, 2014, Pierrelaye, France—We are pleased to announce the appointment of Fr. Mario Serrano 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... Read more
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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Campaign

The National Development Agency is embarking on the 2014 campaign to commemorate the International Day for the Eradication Poverty. The NDA has a mandate to contribute towards poverty eradication in South Africa. Since its inception in 2002, the NDA has seen a growing number of people living in abject poverty due to many factors ranging from the... Read more

17 October Communal Lunch

Photos from our 17 October Communal Lunch. More details to follow soon. Read more