International Committee for October 17

On October 17th, 2008 was launch the International Committee for October 17th. The goals of the International Committee for October 17th are: - To promote the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, which publicly unites all those who are striving together to end poverty and those who want to join them, whether at global, national or... Read more
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International Charter for October 17 - World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty

Proclaimed by the United Nations as International Day for the Eradication of Poverty June 2013 On October 17, 1987, one hundred thousand people from all backgrounds responded to a call from Joseph Wresinski to come together in Paris to celebrate the first World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty at the Plaza of Human Rights and Liberties, where... Read more
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2016-2017 - An Exceptional Mobilisation

2016 and 2017 will be exceptional years for those who continuously support the most abandoned people in their efforts to free themselves from the grip and violence of extreme poverty. In 2016 we will begin to prepare a worldwide campaign to take place in 2017, a year marked by two significant dates: the 30th anniversary of the World Day For... Read more
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International Press Release

International Committee for October 17: Appointment of Tricia McConalogue February 4, 2O16, Pierrelaye, France—We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs. Tricia McConalogue to the International Committee for October 17. The Committee was established in 2008 to promote and support the observance of the World Day for Overcoming... Read more
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International Press Release

International Committee for October 17: Appointment of Benoît Reboul-Salze February 4, 2O16, Pierrelaye, France—We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Benoît Reboul-Salze to the International Committee for October 17. The Committee was established in 2008 to promote and support the observance of the World Day for Overcoming... Read more
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