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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Messages and Testimonies for October 17
Every attitude, every gesture has to fight poverty and exclusion. There are many ways to act,... 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

The latest articles

Launch of Interactive Art Piece for the UN Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Fantastic turn out to the launch of our Interactive art piece for the UN eradication of Poverty. Thanks to all the residents who showed their support to the Men's Shed. Massive thanks to Mayor Frankie Keena for unveiling the piece, thanks to members from Athlone Community Radio and the newspapers. And last but not least to Patsy Preston :... Read more

Interactive art piece for the UN Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

The Men's Shed along with the Monsignor McCarthy Family Resource Centre would like to invite you to our event for The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty this Friday 17th October at 11.30am which will be held at the playground in Battery Heights, Athlone. We have constructed an art piece which will be unveiled at this event by... Read more

Learning to pick myself up from failure is a stepping stone to success.

My name is Paul and I participated in this event last year for the first time. And I’m so glad that I did. All through my life there have been opportunities offered by people who wanted to make a difference, who worked to find ways to include people. There has been a lot of positive change for me in the past couple of years but this year... Read more

My name is Isabel

Good day everybody. My name is Isabel. Sergiu, who played earlier is my husband. I am very proud that he is the Director of a music school for young Roma boys and girls. There are two things I would like to speak about on the theme 'Leave nobody behind'. These are Tradition and Education. Some of you who have been coming to this event... Read more

Only together we can leave no one behind.

Hello everyone In March this year, 2 months before the European election, we participated in a large meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels. We went there to share the experience of people like us, people who know what it means to struggle for a living. There we said that we don't know half about what our rights are. Sometimes we... Read more