Poverty and Human Rights

Extreme Poverty: A Violation of Human Rights
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Alternative agriculture: an alternative from poverty?
Farmers represent two thirds of the poorest across the planet” Across the Mekong region in... Find out more

Initiatives for Change

Coming together to overcome poverty
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Reaching out to the whole community
Jean E., runs a program with a large NGO called Afrika Tikkun in South Africa. This NGO works from... Find out more

International Day - October 17

Leave No One Behind: Think, Decide and Act Together Against Extreme Poverty
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Letter to Friends Around the World "Special Edition - 17 October 2016"
Dear Friends, In 2017, we will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Joseph Wresinski's call... 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 2016

The latest articles

The missing part of life.

Norman is a newly graduated student from Politeknic ATMI Surakarta College in Indonesia. As a student, he used to volunteer in activities such as helping children from disadvantaged communities learning at school and giving attention to them. In this story, he bears witness of the voluntary activities of a retired factory worker. On 8th November... Read more
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Maintaining cultural integrity.

Dear friends, The Rural Organisation for Social elevation (R.O.S.E) in Kanda is still working at a grassroots level appealing to the community to become active participants in developing a better life for themselves. Our projects in eco and rural development maintains cultural integrity and an ecological balance. Please find photos from our... Read more

Workshop “Towards those still missing”

Towards those still missing” 25th – 29th May 2016 Bulgaria I was invited to take part in this workshop on behalf of the Forum on Overcoming Extreme Poverty Team. This workshop brought together around 30 people from Romania, Hungary and Bulgaria. There were also members of the ATD Fourth World Movement from Poland and the UK.... Read more
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Poster for 17 October 2016

You can download the poster in pdf format (in low and high resolution) lam94-fr_LD_poster.pdf - 1,6 Mo lam94-fr_HD_poster.pdf - 9,7 Mo Read more
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Letter to Friends Around the World "Special Edition - 17 October 2016"

Dear Friends, In 2017, we will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Joseph Wresinski's call to action and we've already started preparing for an extraordinary campaign which we would like to invite you to join in. Since the 17 October was recognised as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, by the United Nations in 1992,... Read more
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