International Committee for October 17

The International Committee for October 17th was launched on October 17th, 2008. 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 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 the... Read more
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International Press Release: Appointment of Mr. Filipe Savadogo

International Committee for October 17: Appointment of Filipe Savadogo October 17, 2017, Pierrelaye, France—We are pleased to announce the appointment of Filipe Savadogo 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 Extreme Poverty... Read more

International Press Release: Appointment of Mr. Justin Byamungu

International Committee for October 17: Appointment of Justin Byamungu   October 17, 2017, Pierrelaye, France—We are pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Baymungu 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 Extreme... Read more

International Press Release: Appointment of Ms. Florence Elie

International Committee for October 17: Appointment of Ms. Florence Elie October 17, 2017, Pierrelaye, France—We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Florence Elie 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 Extreme... Read more