Poverty and Human Rights

Extreme Poverty: A Violation of Human Rights
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Letter to Friends Around the World "Special Edition - 17 October 2017
Dear friends, We are happy to send you this special 17 October edition of our Letter to Friends... Find out more

All Together in Dignity: 2017 Campaign

Coming together to overcome poverty
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STOP POVERTY: All Together in Dignity
One hundred years ago in France, Joseph Wresinski, ATD Fourth World's founder, was born in an... Find out more

International Day - October 17

Watch October 17, 2017 commemorations
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Revive events from 17 October 2017
Watch again videos from the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty commemorations, that took... Find out more

International Relations

Sustainable Development Goals 2015-2030
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International Relations
Advocacy with international authorities Many of the Forum correspondents are involved in... Find out more

International mobilisation: 17 October 2017

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Revive events from 17 October 2017

Watch again videos from the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty commemorations, that took place on October 17, 2017. Videos from Manila, Dublin, Dakar, Paris, Guatemala, New York, as well as from other places.  http://www.atd-fourthworld.org/stop-poverty/replay/ Read more
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2017 - Justice and love finally be reconciled

Message from Isabelle Pypaert Perrin, director general of ATD Fourth World, on the World Day for Overcoming Poverty, 17 October 2017 What does life mean if people around us are dying, unnoticed? What does life mean if children deny themselves the right to dream, even saying, “I never dream. What's the point? My dreams won't come... Read more
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2017 Message of Pope Francis for 17 October

Pope Francis concluded his speech on the occasion of the Angelus of Sunday, October 15 with these words: “I would like to remind everyone that tomorrow is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Extreme poverty is not inevitable. It is generated by factors that need to be recognized and resisted, so that we may honor the... Read more
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2017 Video Message of the United Nations Secretary-General for 17 October

We are delighted to share with you a video message by the United Nations Secretary-General H.E. Mr. Antonio Guterres for the occasion of the 25th anniversary of 17 October International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. “Hello everyone. Today we stand in solidarity with 800 million people around the world who live in extreme poverty. Many... Read more
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2017 Commit to a Profound Transformation of Our Societies

Message from Mr. Cassam Uteem, President ATD Fourth World International, on the occasion of the World Day to Overcome Extreme Poverty on 17 October 2017. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the recognition by the UN of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. This international day originated on 17 October 1987 when 100,000... Read more
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