In this Toolbox, you can find out more about this World Day through three categories:
 

Finding out more :

  • Concept note on the International Theme for 17 October 2015

  • International Charter for October 17

  • World Day Toolkit

  • Supporting the World Day

  • October 17 campaign video presentation

Mobilisation tools :

  • Poster for 17 October 2015

  • International Theme for 17 October 2015

  • "I bear witness to you..." Joseph Wresinski

  • October 17 stickers

  • Universal prayer

  • Video "Extreme Poverty is violence" (8')

- History and documents :

  • Commemorative Stone

  • History of October 17

  • United Nations Resolution (1992)

  • Replicas of the Commemorative Stone around the world

 

Thunderclap 2014

On October 17 2014, the world comes together to join in the fight to end poverty – to Leave no one behind, to think, decide, and act together against extreme poverty. The call to “Leave no one behind” points to the urgent need to eliminate discrimination based on poverty, ethnic origin, gender, or economic and... Read more

Tapori Campaign 2014-2015 : "Let’s create a world where everyone has a place!"

  For children, Tapori are launching a new campaign where they are asking children to build a mobile to represent a world where everyone has a place. Each child is invited to make a piece of this mobile in order to know each other better and to be better known. You can download the latest September-October 2014 Tapori newsletter and... Read more
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Poster for 17 October 2014

Dear Friends This Letter to Friends Around the World, specially devoted to 17 October, contains a poster and extracts from testimonies and messages posted on the website overcomingpoverty.org. You will find a poster on the back of this Letter to Friends. You can download it here. Read more
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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... Read more
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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... Read more
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