Making Human Rights Work for People Living in Extreme Poverty: A Handbook for implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights will be launched and introduced Monday, 21 September 2015 at 18:00 at the UN in Geneva. The handbook will be available in 3 languages (French, English and Spanish).
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Farmers represent two thirds of the poorest across the planet”
Across the Mekong region in South East Asia and in North-ern parts of Thailand, 85% of farmers are unable to meet their basic needs on a farming income. Today, Asia’s challenge is not only to farm more organically. The main challenge is to enable farmers to be more self...
Here are photos and a video from our 21 October 2015 event in Manila.
The video is an ATD Fourth World theatre play that was performed during the Manila celebrations. Attached are the Filipino and English transcripts of the play as there are no subtitles. The day and the play itself has been prepared by a small committee of active ATD...
An unprecedented global wake-up call but vigilance is needed for the most vulnerable people
The Paris Climate Agreement reached at COP 21 marks a major step forward in the fight against climate change.
In the context of the Climate Agreement’s implementation, ATD Fourth World calls for:
Particular attention to be paid to the poorest 20% to...
Advocacy with international authorities
Many of the Forum correspondents are involved in consultations, studies and seminars (Guiding Principles, assessment of the Millennium Development Goals, COP21, Seminar “Poverty is violence - Breaking the silence - Searching for peace“, etc.) involved in advocacy with international authorities...