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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UN Theme for October 17, 2016

Dear friends, We are happy to tell you the international theme for 17 October 2016, World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty, chosen with the International Committee for October 17 and the United Nations: Moving from humiliation and exclusion to participation: Ending poverty in all its forms Read more
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17 October 2015 - Event Reports from Around the World

Please click on the links to find out more. Glasgow, Scotland: Nothing about us, without us, is for us. People were invited to write messages on their feelings of poverty and throw them into a symbolic black hole. New Orleans, United States:Coming together to end poverty and discrimination A collective art workshop in small groups was used as an... Read more

Poster for 17 October 2015

This Letter to Friends Around the World, specially devoted to 17 October, contains a poster and extracts of the International Charter for 17 October. You will find a poster on the back of this Letter to Friends. You can download it here. Read more
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