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

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

Concept Note on the International Theme for 17 October 2016

Moving from humiliation and exclusion to participation: Ending poverty in all its forms   The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal to “end poverty in all its forms everywhere” explicitly recognizes that poverty results not from the lack of just one thing but from many different interrelated factors that affect the lives... 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

INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE

International Committee for October 17: Appointment of Kazuko Ito February 4, Pierrelaye, France—We are pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Kazuko Ito to the International Committee for October 17. The Committee was established in 2008 to promote and support the observance of the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty, observed on... Find out more

Themes suggested for October 17, 2015

It is important for the October 17 International Committee to consult field actors and people living in extreme poverty before submitting a theme to the UNO for October 17. You organised an event in 2014 or the preceding years. You feel concerned by the issue. We suggest that you participate in a NEW DISCUSSION on the Forum by submitting your... 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 17 October

We are very pleased to announce that Dean Bâtonnier Titinga Frederic Pacere, Member of the International Committee October 17, has been awarded the prestigious title of Commander of the Order of Merit of Arts, Writing and Communication. International Committee 17 October 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