Thunderclap 2014

On October 17 2014, the world comes together to join in the fight to end poverty – to Leave no one behind, to think, decide, and act together against extreme poverty. The call to “Leave no one behind” points to the urgent need to eliminate discrimination based on poverty, ethnic origin, gender, or economic and... Read more

Concept Note on the International Theme for 17 October 2017

“Answering the Call of October 17 to end poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societies” This year marks the 25 th anniversary of the declaration by the General Assembly, in its resolution 47/196 of 22 December 1992, of 17 October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. [1] This year also marks the 30 th... Read more
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Poster for 17 October 2017

You can download the poster in pdf format (in low and high resolution) Poster-Oct17-2017-LR -734 Ko Poster-Oct17-2017-HR - 5,8 Mo Read more
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UN Theme for October 17 octobre 2017

Dear friends, We are happy to tell you the international theme for 17 October 2017, World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty, chosen with the International Committee for October 17 and the United Nations: Answering the call of October 17 to end poverty: A path to peaceful and inclusive societies. Read more
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17 October 2016 : Reports

You can find here the different event reports from 17 October 2016 More than 260 events were organised in 54 countries. This isn't a complete list of events as it continues to get updated when people have the time to send us their information. Please click on the countries to read the reports, testimonies,  photos or videos.  ... Read more
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