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

What does October 17 represent and why is this Day important? - Ms. Jean Stallings

At the occasion of the International Committee for October 17 meeting in June 2016, the members were asked the following question: "What does October 17 represent for you and why is this Day important?" In the video you will discover what Mrs. Jean Stallings from the USA said about the importance of that Day. To learn more about her... Find out more

What does October 17 represent and why is this Day important? - Belinda Nugent

At the occasion of the International Committee for October 17 meeting in June 2016, the members were asked the following question: "What does October 17 represent for you and why is this Day important?" In the video you will discover what Mrs. Belinda Nugent from Ireland said about the importance of that Day. To learn more about her... Find out more

What does October 17 represent and why is this Day important? - Tricia McConalogue

At the occasion of the International Committee for October 17 meeting in June 2016, the members were asked the following question: "What does October 17 represent for you and why is this Day important?" In the video you will discover what Mrs. Tricia McConalogue said about the importance of that Day. To learn more about her commitment,... Find out more

What does October 17 represent and why is this Day important? - Nina Lim-Yuson

At the occasion of the International Committee for October 17 meeting in June 2016, the members were asked the following question: "What does October 17 represent for you and why is this Day important?" In the video you will discover what Mrs. Nina Lim-Yuson said about the importance of that Day. To know more about her commitment, we... Find out more

What does October 17 represent and why is this Day important? - Aye Aye Win

At the occasion of the International Committee for October 17 meeting in June 2016, the members answered to the question: "What does October 17 represent for you and why is this Day important?" Here is what Ms. Aye Aye Win said about it. To know more about her commitment, please read here: http://overcomingpoverty.org/article/... Find out more

What does October 17 represent and why is this Day important? - Donald Lee

At the occasion of the International Committee for October 17 meeting in June 2016, the members answered to the question: "What does October 17 represent for you and why is this Day important?" Here is what Mr. Donald Lee, President of the Committee said about it. To know more about his commitment, please read here: http://www.... Find out more

International Committee at the Human Rights and Poverty Stone in Strasbourg

Aye Aye Win and Belinda Nugent, members of the International Committee for October 17, joined the Stop Poverty Campaign in Strasbourg. On Thursday 15 June 2017, Aye Aye Win, residing in Strasbourg, joined a delegation of Ireland at the « 17 October Human Rights and Poverty Stone » in front of the European Parliament. Belinda... Find out more

International Press Release

      International Committee for October 17            Death of Mrs Simone Veil July 4, 2O17, Pierrelaye, France - The President and the members of the International Committee for October 17 express their sincere condolences to the family of Mrs. Simone Veil and wish to... Find out more