October 17, 2011 : the reports

See what happened on October 17th, 2011 ... Choose a country from the list: Canada : First echos from New Market The Philippines : Some photos of the event at Rizal Park Poland : Some photos from Kielce Switzerland : Excerpt of an interview on the UN Radio website. The United States : Observance of the International Day for the   ... Find out more

Commemorative stone

Commemorative Stone in honour of victims of extreme poverty OCTOBER 17, 1987, ON THIS DAY, DEFENDERS OF HUMAN AND CIVIL RIGHTS FROM EVERY CONTINENT GATHERED HERE. THEY PAID HOMAGE TO THE VICTIMS OF HUNGER, IGNORANCE AND VIOLENCE. THEY AFFIRMED THEIR CONVICTION THAT HUMAN MISERY IS NOT INEVITABLE. THEY PLEDGED THEIR SOLIDARITY WITH ALL PEOPLE WHO... Find out more

International Committee for October 17 - Jacques Petitdor

Jacques Petitdor, activist of Human Rights in Haiti, a member of the Committee for October 17. Find out more

International Committee for October 17 - Huguette Redegeld

Huguette Redegeld (France), ATD Fourth World volunteer, member of the International Committee for October 17. Find out more

International Committee for October 17 - Eugen Brand

M. Eugen Brand (Switzerland) Former Director General, International Movement ATD Fourth World, was a member of the Committee for October 17 until May 2012. Find out more

International Committee for October 17 - Miguel Angel Estrella

S.E. Miguel Angel Estrella (Argentine) Pianist, Argentina Ambassador to UNESCO, member of the Committee for October 17. Find out more

International Committee for October 17 - Nina Lim Yuson

Ms. Nina Lim Yuson (Philippines) President, International Movement ATD Fourth World, member of the International Committee for October 17. Find out more

International Committee for October 17 - Gemma Adaba

Ms. Gemma Adaba (Trinidad and Tobago) Representative to the United Nations for the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), member of the International Committee for October 17. Find out more

International Committee for October 17 - Donald Lee

M. Donald Lee (Australie) Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations, member of the International Committee for October 17, which he became President in May 2012. Find out more

International Committee for October 17 - Adam Seligman

Professor Adam Seligman (U.S.A.) Boston University, was member of the International Committee for October 17 until May 2012. Find out more