On 27th September 2012, the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted by consensus the Guiding Principles on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights. Through its adoption, member states of the Human Rights Council affirmed that eradicating extreme poverty is not only a moral duty but also a legal obligation under existing international human...
The Millennium Development Goals were established in the year 2000. The deadline for the goals is 2015. Time has come to evaluate and prepare new goals. We want extreme poverty to end.
Let us know about initiatives that lead the way!
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For example, in Cusco, Peru, on the occasion of October...
.. know about projects and experiences in the struggle against inequality that address the poorest people and populations and promotes their active participation.*
* UN resolution December 2011
Why this project?
2015: Deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs);
The 8 Goals are inadequate to eradicate extreme poverty;
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed by all UN Member States in 1948 but, more than 60 years later, human rights still remain an empty pledge for people living in extreme poverty across the world - in both developed and (…)
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed by all UN Member States in 1948 but, more than 60 years...
On 8th December, Mrs Kyung-wha Kang, assistant High Commissioner for Human rights, hosted a delegation of Tapori children and adults from ATD Fourth World.
10 years ago, Tapori children met with Mrs Robinson, High commissioner for Human Rights.
For the 20th anniversary of the convention for Children’s Rights and for Human Rights world day, a...