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

Photos from the Fifth Biennial Meeting of the International Committee for October 17

We are very happy to share with you several photos from this meeting which took place in Dublin from the 12th to the 15th of May, 2014. Monday 12 May Members of the Irish National 17 October Committee welcomed the International Committee for October 17. We introduced ourselves and the aims of this meeting. The evening finished with lovely... Read more
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International Committee for October 17 meets in Dublin

INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE International Committee for October 17 meets in Dublin The International Committee for October 17 will meet in Dublin from the 12th to 14th May 2014. This will be the Committee’s fifth meeting to promote and support the observance of the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty, observed on October 17th each... Read more
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Fourth meeting of the International Committee for October 17: The Guests

The Committee meeting hosted guests from New York  - Mrs Jean Stallings -  from New Orleans, USA – Imam Rafeeq H. Numan and Robert Mauss. Salehe Seif, originally from Tanzania, and Mrs Julie Huberdeau, from Montreal (Qc) Canada. Read more
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Fourth meeting of the International Committee for October 17 held at the United Nations Headquarters (New York)

During the opening session of the two-day meeting, sponsored by the Permanent Missions of France and Burkina Faso at the United Nations, H.E Mr. Cassam Uteem reminded participants that the international community needs to listen and to understand people living in extreme poverty, as they are the ones who already struggle to eradicate it and the... Read more
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