Overcoming Extreme Poverty http://overcomingpoverty.org/ en 2019 - Message for the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/2019-message-for-the-world-day-for-overcoming-extreme-poverty <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/2019-message-for-the-world-day-for-overcoming-extreme-poverty"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/default-image-refuser.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Refuser la misère" title="Refuser la misère" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p align="center"><strong>INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR OCTOBER 17</strong></p> <p align="center">Message for the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty &amp;<br /> the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty</p> <p align="center">17th October 2019</p> <p align="justify">This year marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the historic Convention on the Rights of the Child and we are reminded of the importance of defending the rights of every child, regardless of their race, religion or abilities.</p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/2019-message-for-the-world-day-for-overcoming-extreme-poverty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Messages International Committee Fri, 11 Oct 2019 13:35:00 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 8331 at http://overcomingpoverty.org Video Acting Together end poverty http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/video-acting-together-end-poverty <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/video-acting-together-end-poverty"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/capture_decran_de_2019-10-07_18-24-11_0.thumbnail.jpg" alt="capture_decran_de_2019-10-07_18-24-11.jpg" title="capture_decran_de_2019-10-07_18-24-11.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p align="justify"><strong><strong>Here is a&nbsp;<a href="https://vimeo.com/364631567" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">video</a> to continue to prepare for October 17, the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty.</strong></strong></p> <p align="justify"><strong>In this video we see people ACTING TOGETHER, for the rights of children and to end extreme poverty.</strong></p> <p align="center"> <strong><u>This video presents a series of initiatives in various countries:</u></strong></p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/video-acting-together-end-poverty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobilisation Tools October 17 Thu, 10 Oct 2019 16:28:15 +0000 L' Equipe du Forum 8325 at http://overcomingpoverty.org Extracts October 17 Charter http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/extracts-october-17-charter <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/extracts-october-17-charter"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/default-image-refuser.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Refuser la misère" title="Refuser la misère" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p>Attached are some guidelines, essential points to help us commemorate October 17.</p> Finding out more October 17 Wed, 02 Oct 2019 07:43:33 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 8251 at http://overcomingpoverty.org Words for October 17 http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/words-for-october-17 <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/words-for-october-17"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/tapori-maurice_0.thumbnail.jpg" alt="tapori-maurice.jpg" title="tapori-maurice.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p>Here, we propose you two documents.</p> <p>In the first you will read <strong>words from children</strong>. They express about their rights, friendship, the difficult life caused by poverty, or their dreams.</p> <p> In the second, you will discover <strong>words from young people and adults </strong>about everyday efforts, actions with and for children&#39;s rights.</p> <p style="text-align:center"><strong><span style="color:#b22222"><u>Extracts</u></span></strong></p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/words-for-october-17" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobilisation Tools October 17 Thu, 26 Sep 2019 14:41:23 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 8240 at http://overcomingpoverty.org New Information Plaque in Dublin http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/new-information-plaque-in-dublin <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/new-information-plaque-in-dublin"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/thumbnail-2-e1566217203610-1024x768_0.thumbnail.jpg" alt="thumbnail-2-e1566217203610-1024x768.jpg" title="thumbnail-2-e1566217203610-1024x768.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p style="text-align:justify">The National 17 October Committee is pleased to announce the installation of a <a href="http://17october.ie/new-information-plaque-human-rights-and-poverty-stone-dublin-ireland/" target="_blank">new information plaque</a> at the Human Rights and Poverty Stone, Customs House Quay, Dublin to mark the International United Nations Day for the Eradication of Poverty every 17 October.</p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/new-information-plaque-in-dublin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Messages Commemorative stone Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:07:58 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 8219 at http://overcomingpoverty.org New replica of the Stone in Glasgow http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/new-replica-of-the-stone-in-glasgow <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/new-replica-of-the-stone-in-glasgow"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/2019-08-glasgowstone2_copie.thumbnail.jpg" alt="2019-08-glasgowstone2_copie.jpg" title="2019-08-glasgowstone2_copie.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p style="text-align:justify">We (The Poverty Truth Community, Bridging the Gap&nbsp;and ATD Fourth World)) are delighted to let you know that this week the new stone and an explanatory plaque have been laid in George Square at the base of the Sir Walter Scott Monument.</p> <p> We would like to thank Glasgow City Council for permission for the new stone to be laid in a much more prominent and protected position. And we would like to thank each of you for your financial support and encouragement in making this happen.</p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/new-replica-of-the-stone-in-glasgow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Messages Commemorative stone Wed, 21 Aug 2019 08:20:42 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 8211 at http://overcomingpoverty.org Tapori Campaign "Acting Together" http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/tapori-campaign-acting-together <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/tapori-campaign-acting-together"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/tapori-en.thumbnail.png" alt="tapori-en.png" title="tapori-en.png" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p>As part of the 30th anniversary of the Rights of the Child, Tapori invites children to go through four steps through four different Tapori Letters:</p> <p> <strong>First letter:</strong> discover the different needs of a child.</p> <p> <strong>Second letter:</strong> discover who you are and be proud of yourself and your roots.</p> <p> <strong>Third letter: </strong>open your eyes, be attentive, see what is happening around you and differentiate between what is good and what is not, and refuse what is unfair.</p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/tapori-campaign-acting-together" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobilisation Tools October 17 Thu, 11 Jul 2019 17:24:38 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 8203 at http://overcomingpoverty.org Poster October 17 2019 http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/poster-october-17-2019 <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/poster-october-17-2019"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/affiche_def_anglaise1_1.thumbnail.jpg" alt="affiche_def_anglaise1.jpg" title="affiche_def_anglaise1.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p style="text-align:justify">As part of the 30th anniversary of the International Convention on the Rights of the Child, the theme chosen by the UN to celebrate October 17, 2019 is:</p> <p> <strong><span style="color:#ff8c00">&quot;ACTING TOGETHER to empower children, their families and communities to end poverty.&quot;</span></strong></p> <p> You can download the international poster here under in.pdf<br /> high resolution 2.8Mo<br /> low resolution 1.9Mo</p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/poster-october-17-2019" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobilisation Tools October 17 Wed, 03 Jul 2019 09:53:12 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 8180 at http://overcomingpoverty.org When the theatre is a second family http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/when-the-theatre-is-a-second-family <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/when-the-theatre-is-a-second-family"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/algerie_0.thumbnail.png" alt="algerie.png" title="algerie.png" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p style="text-align:justify">In Algeria, there is a distinct lack of cultural facilities for young people. The only place in which they can express themselves is out on the streets. But they are nonetheless keen to take part in theatre, music, art and all other kinds of cultural and artistic expression.</p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/when-the-theatre-is-a-second-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Letter to Friends around the World Mon, 27 May 2019 10:03:00 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 8136 at http://overcomingpoverty.org My heart is in this stone http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/my-heart-is-in-this-stone <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attached" style="width: 150px;"><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/my-heart-is-in-this-stone"><img src="http://overcomingpoverty.org/sites/default/files/images/suisse_0.thumbnail.png" alt="suisse.png" title="suisse.png" class="image image-thumbnail " width="150" height="100" /></a></div> <p style="text-align:justify">In the United Nation&rsquo;s Human Rights Building in Geneva, in the main entrance hall, we are struck by a marvelous, shiny sculpture. It looks like an antique vessel filled with small stones. On its top, there is a mobile: sails? twigs? This vessel &ndash; in the form of a tree &ndash; is filled, just like a treasure, with the precious stones collected by children either where they live or where they work: 5,000 stones from mines, quarries, fields, a cemetery - but also toys and lucky charms, holiday souvenirs, collected stones.</p> <p><a href="http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/my-heart-is-in-this-stone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Letter to Friends around the World Mon, 27 May 2019 10:17:01 +0000 Anne-Sylvie (France) 8137 at http://overcomingpoverty.org