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 2017

  • International Charter for October 17

  • World Day Toolkit

  • Supporting the World Day

  • October 17 campaign video presentation

Mobilisation tools :

  • Poster for 17 October 2017

  • International Theme for 17 October 2017

  • "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

 

I Bear Witness to You...

Joseph Wresinski’s Address October 17, 1987 Human rights Plaza, Paris You, the millions and millions of children, women and fathers who have died from misery and hunger and whose legacy we hold. It is not your death that I evoke, today on this Plaza of Human Rights and Liberties. I bear witness to your lives. I bear witness to you,... Read more
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Poster for 17 October 2017

You can download the poster in pdf format (in low and high resolution) Poster-Oct17-2017-LR -734 Ko Poster-Oct17-2017-HR - 5,8 Mo Read more
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UN Theme for October 17 octobre 2017

Dear friends, We are happy to tell you the international theme for 17 October 2017, World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty, chosen with the International Committee for October 17 and the United Nations: Answering the call of October 17 to end poverty: A path to peaceful and inclusive societies. Read more
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Breaking the silence together (5’)

Short video about 17th October: the World Day for Overcoming Poverty, recognised by the UN in 1992. A day to proclaim that the first to fight poverty are those who live it every day, and that their voices and experiences must be understood if we really want to change things. Extreme poverty is a violation of human rights and it can be abolished... Read more
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Breaking the silence together

Video about 17th October, the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty, recognised by the UN in 1992 as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. A day to proclaim that the first to fight poverty are those who live it every day, and that their voices and experiences must be understood if we really want to change things. Extreme... Read more
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