International Committee at the Human Rights and Poverty Stone in Strasbourg

Aye Aye Win and Belinda Nugent, members of the International Committee for October 17, joined the Stop Poverty Campaign in Strasbourg. On Thursday 15 June 2017, Aye Aye Win, residing in Strasbourg, joined a delegation of Ireland at the « 17 October Human Rights and Poverty Stone » in front of the European Parliament. Belinda... Read more
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De diversiteit van het comité als weerspiegeling van de diversiteit van de Werelddag

ARMOEDE UITROEIEN - VAN VERNEDERING EN UITSLUITING NAAR PARTNERSCHAP 17 OKTOBER 2016 Coming together to overcome poverty – Samenkomen om armoede te overwinnen Dat gebeurt op honderden plaatsen over heel de wereld. Zie: www.overcomingpoverty.org Voor België is er ook www.17oktober.be en op de volgende bladzijden vind je een selectie... Read more

Session of the International Committee for October 17th.

From 7 to 10 June 2016, the Committee will hold its Sixth Session at the Headquarters of the International Movement ATD Fourth World, Pierrelaye (France), with a special event at the International Organisation of La Francophonie in Paris. More information to follow in the coming weeks. Discover the Committee, its members, its actions: Objectives... Read more
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To our Irish Friends for 17 October

To our Irish Friends for 17 October I'll listen well when you tell through song and poetry by Paul St John and William Yeats about Irish History You lament how Dublin's changed you remember what used to be you cherish the past and what remains of Auld Dublin City But cities are simply stone and clay It's true today as then... Read more
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UN Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights to Leave No One Behind

The work of the International Committee for October 17 ended in Newry at the All Island conference on Poverty and Human Rights. On the last day of the meeting of the International Committee around the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Diana Skelton, Committee member from USA, presented the United Nations Guiding Principles on... Read more