2017- Message from the International Committee for October 17

INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR OCTOBER 17 Message for the World Day for Overcoming Poverty & the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 17th October 2017 Thirty years ago, on October 17, 1987, Father Joseph Wresinski launched his historic Call to Action against extreme poverty at the Trocadero Human Rights Plaza in... Find out more

International Committee for October 17

The International Committee for October 17th was launched on October 17th, 2008. 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

Revive events from 17 October 2017

Watch again videos from the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty commemorations, that took place on October 17, 2017. Videos from Manila, Dublin, Dakar, Paris, Guatemala, New York, as well as from other places.  http://www.atd-fourthworld.org/stop-poverty/replay/ Find out more

Letter to Friends Around the World "Special Edition - 17 October 2017

Dear friends, We are happy to send you this special 17 October edition of our Letter to Friends Around the World. Thirty years ago, 100,000 people gathered on the Trocadero Human Rights Plaza in Paris to answer Joseph Wresinski's Call to Action: “On the 17 October 1987, defenders of human and civil rights from every continent gathered... Find out more

2016- Message from the International Committee for October 17

INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR OCTOBER 17 Message for the World Day for Overcoming Poverty & the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 17th October 2016 “The worst thing about living in extreme poverty is the contempt, that they treat you like you are worthless, that they look at you with disgust and fear and... Find out more

De diversiteit van het comité als weerspiegeling van de diversiteit van de Werelddag

ARMOEDE UITROEIEN - VAN VERNEDERING EN UITSLUITING NAAR PARTNERSCHAP 17 OKTOBER 2016 Coming together to overcome poverty – Samenkomen om armoede te overwinnen Dat gebeurt op honderden plaatsen over heel de wereld. Zie: www.overcomingpoverty.org Voor België is er ook www.17oktober.be en op de volgende bladzijden vind je een selectie... Find out more

Letter to Friends Around the World "Special Edition - 17 October 2016"

Dear Friends, In 2017, we will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of Joseph Wresinski's call to action and we've already started preparing for an extraordinary campaign which we would like to invite you to join in. Since the 17 October was recognised as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, by the United Nations in 1992,... Find out more

Special Session of the International Committee for October 17

Special Session of the International Committee for October 17 at the International Organisation of the Francophonie, Paris June 10, 2016 Donald Lee, President of the Committee Madam Secretary General, Excellencies, Distinguished Guests and Friends, The International Committee for October 17 is very honoured that the International Organisation... Find out more

2015 - Message from the International Committee for October 17

INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE FOR OCTOBER 17 Message for the World Day for Overcoming Poverty & the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty  - 17th October 2015 The observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty this year is very significant because it comes so soon after the launch of the United... Find out more

Concept Note on the International Theme for 17 October 2015

Building a sustainable future: Coming together to end poverty and discrimination Building a sustainable future requires us to intensify our efforts towards eradicating extreme poverty and discrimination, and ensuring that everyone can fully exercise their human rights. The full participation of people living in poverty, particularly in the... Find out more