Poverty and Human Rights

Participation of people who are most excluded should be an absolute priority
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My heart is in this stone
In the United Nation’s Human Rights Building in Geneva, in the main entrance hall, we are... Find out more

All Together in Dignity

How do we empower people?
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The crown of peace
When I was a child my mother always used to say that “the best way to respond to violence is... Find out more

International Day - October 17

Acting together to empower children, their families and communities to end poverty
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Video Acting Together end poverty
Here is a video to continue to prepare for October 17, the World Day for Overcoming Extreme... Find out more

International Relations

Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights
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« Making Human Rights work for people living in extreme poverty »
‘‘We must all work together to advance the rights of those living in extreme poverty... Find out more

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Radio commentary + time at the motherless babies' home

We can listen to the Radio commentary in the attached mp3 file. And pictures from the visit to the motherless babies' home. Read more

Event in George Square and the City Chambers

Our 17th October event took place in George Square in the heart of Glasgow.  We had a small gathering around the previous commemorative stone that is embedded in the ground in George Square.  Everyone then  proceeded to the new commemorative stone, led by a young boy beating a drum.  We had couple of speeches and then two... Read more

Event in George Square and the City Chambers

This year we will inaugurate the new commemorative Stone in George Square and then to the City Chambers to hear messages of children and adult. Read more

Messages from UN Secretary General, activists, children and ambassadors

Screening 'Slum Dog Millionaire' and discussion

October 17 at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, between the hours of 16:00 and 20:00 (WAT), we gathered - as did many across the world - to mark the International Day for Eradication of Poverty. For us, #October17 provides a good opportunity to raise awareness on the extent of poverty in Nigeria and the world, (especially now that Nigeria has... Read more