INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE
International Committee for October 17: Appointment of Aye Aye Win
October 17, 2014, Pierrelaye, France—We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Aye Aye Win to the International Committee for October 17. The Committee was established in 2008 to promote and support the observance of the World Day for...
INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY
Far more than charity is needed to lift 2.2 billion people out of poverty for good, says Philip Alston
GENEVA (16 October 2014) – If poverty is ever really to be eradicated, States will need to adopt a human rights-based approach and to place the right to social protection at the centre of...
Rosário is a lawyer and uses all her skills to help people from very poor neighbourhoods and slums of Belo Horizonte. She fights against arbitrary evictions and the many forms of violence that they endure.
I walked down the street, under the balconies to shelter myself from the rain. He was there; every day I see him, I watch him. I admire him...
MESSAGE ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY
17 October 2014
On this day we recommit to think, decide and act together against extreme poverty -- and plan for a world where no-one is left behind.
We have reached the Millennium Development Goal target of halving the proportion of people living in poverty ahead of time. At least...