International Committee for October 17

On October 17th, 2008 was launch the International Committee for October 17th. The goals of the International Committee for October 17th are: To promote the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, which publicly unites all those who are striving together to end poverty and those who want to join them, whether at global, national or... Find out more

International Committee 17 October

The International Committee is delighted that Mr. Cassam Uteem, the first President of the International Committee for October 17, has been elected as President of ATD Fourth World International Movement.  Mr. Uteem replaces Ms. Nina Lim-Yuson, a member of the International Committee for October 17, who was President of ATD Fourth World... Find out more

International Committee for October 17: Appointment of Aye Aye Win

INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE International Committee for October 17: Appointment of Aye Aye Win October 17, 2014, Pierrelaye, France—We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Aye Aye Win to the International Committee for October 17. The Committee was established in 2008 to promote and support the observance of the World Day for... Find out more

2014 - Message from the International Committee for October 17

International Committee for October  17 Message for the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty - 
United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Leave No One Behind: Think, Decide and Act Together Against Extreme Poverty    People living in poverty know from experience that it is only when we work together that... Find out more

Supporting the International Committee for October 17

Since October 17, 1987, annual mobilizations have multiplied around the world. Copies of the Commemorative Stone laid on the Human Rights Plaza in Paris, France, have been installed in many other countries around the world. It has become imperative to: Coordinate initiatives in order, in particular, to offer annual themes common to all of the... Find out more

Mr Dann Kenningham, Special Guest to the 5th meeting of the International Committee for October 17

The Committee meeting hosted many guests during its meeting in Dublin (12-15 May 2014), including Mr Dann Kenningham coming from England. Please, watch his video recorded on the last day of the meeting. Find out more

International Theme for 17 October 2014

Dear friends, We are happy to tell you the international theme for 17 October 2014, World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty, chosen with the International Committee for October 17 and the United Nations:   "Leave No One Behind: Think, Decide and Act Together Against Extreme Poverty" "Leave No One Behind": means... Find out more

To our Irish Friends for 17 October

To our Irish Friends for 17 October I'll listen well when you tell through song and poetry by Paul St John and William Yeats about Irish History You lament how Dublin's changed you remember what used to be you cherish the past and what remains of Auld Dublin City But cities are simply stone and clay It's true today as then... Find out more

Concept note on the International Theme for 17 October 2014

Leave no one behind: Think, decide and act together against extreme poverty The theme chosen by the United Nations, in consultation with activists, civil society and non-governmental organizations, recog- nises and underscores the demanding chal- lenge confronting grass roots initiatives, as well as researchers and policy makers, to identify... Find out more

International Committee for October 17 meets in Dublin

INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE International Committee for October 17 meets in Dublin The International Committee for October 17 will meet in Dublin from the 12th to 14th May 2014. This will be the Committee’s fifth meeting to promote and support the observance of the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty, observed on October 17th each... Find out more