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STOP Poverty: Launch of ATD Fourth World’s Global Citizens Campaign

With events on three continents, ATD Fourth World will launch its global STOP Poverty campaign on 12 February, 2017. Declaring that poverty is not inevitable, the campaign highlights people living in extreme poverty as full partners in efforts to overcome it. The year long campaign will emphasizes that the world can put a stop to poverty if people... Read more
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Extreme Poverty and Human Rights Handbook Now Available

Making Human Rights Work for People Living in Extreme Poverty: A Handbook for implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights will be launched and introduced Monday, 21 September 2015 at 18:00 at the UN in Geneva. The handbook will be available in 3 languages (French, English and Spanish). Download the handbook... Read more
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An unprecedented global wake-up call

An unprecedented global wake-up call but vigilance is needed for the most vulnerable people The Paris Climate Agreement reached at COP 21 marks a major step forward in the fight against climate change. In the context of the Climate Agreement’s implementation, ATD Fourth World calls for: Particular attention to be paid to the poorest 20% to... Read more
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International Relations

Advocacy with international authorities Many of the Forum correspondents are involved in consultations, studies and seminars (Guiding Principles, assessment of the Millennium Development Goals, COP21, Seminar “Poverty is violence - Breaking the silence - Searching for peace“, etc.) involved in advocacy with international authorities... Read more
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Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2015-2030: Historic Developments, Timid Compromises

27 September: Heads of State at the United Nations are to adopt a final document with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved by 2030. ATD Fourth World has invested heavily in influencing the SDGs, drawing from a 2-year participatory action research initiative conducted with more than 2,000 people, most of whom live in extreme... Read more
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