Extreme Poverty and Human Rights

Full participation of the most excluded should be a priority
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At the heart of all the dispossession of power to act
Sister Therese R. is a correspondent of the Forum for Overcoming poverty in Lebanon. Reading the... Find out more

All Together in Dignity

To share knowledge and experiences to fight against exclusion
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A great treasure
In August 2021 ATD Fourth World’s International Center near Paris welcomed a German couple,... Find out more

International Day - October 17

17th October 2021
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Theme for October 17, 2022
Dignity for all in practice : the commitments we make together for social justice, peace and the... Find out more

International Relations

Persistent Poverty: How Real Equality Can Break the Cycle
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Human rights and extreme poverty
Persistent Poverty: How Real Equality Can Break the Cycle “Equality of opportunities is at... Find out more

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Ninth Biennial Meeting of the International Committee for October 17

June 7-10 2022 - Ninth Biennial Meeting of the International Committee for October 17 The ninth biennial meeting of the International Committee for October 17 took place in Méry-sur-Oise, France at ATD Fourth World’s International Centre from June 7-10, 2022. From 2019 to 2021 members of the International Committee were not able to hold... Read more
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International Press Release: Appointment of Ms. Anna Rurka

June 6, 2022 Pierrelaye, France —We are pleased to announce the appointment of Anna Rurka 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 Povert y , observed on October 17th each year, which is recognised as the International... Read more
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International Press Release: Appointment of Ms. Marta Santos Pais

June 6, 2022, Pierrelaye, France—We are pleased to  announce the appointment of Marta Santos Pais 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, observed on October 17th each year, which is recognised as the... Read more
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International Press Release: Appointment of Mr. Andrew Kelly

June 6, 2022 Pierrelaye, France—We are pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Kelly 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 Povert y , observed on October 17th each year, which is recognised as the International... Read more
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This however encouraged us to get even more involved

DREAM TEAM TOGO is an international solidarity association actively involved in initiatives to support orphans, children on the street and deprived populations living in remote regions of Togo. So as to improve their living conditions. When I was at university, I started a WhatsApp group. This was initially intended to raise money, but I then... Read more
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