Video October 17

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

The Committee for October 17 in Ireland has created this booklet in 2013. You can use it to invite new people, to participate in an event, to explain what the World day is about. Pages 2 and 4 refer specifically to 17 October 2013, but all the other pages show photos or extracts from testimonies and messages shared during previous celebrations... Read more

Multilingual Sticker

A Multilingual Sticker You can use this sticker to make known October 17 and the website in 4 languages:  English, French, Portuguese and Spanish. Stick it onto a book, a diary, a bag, a car... It will resist to the light. You can order it and we will see how it is possible to send it to your address. Read more
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Universal Prayer

Joseph Wresinski October 17, 1987 Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris For these millions of children twisted by the pain of hunger, no longer able to smile, yet still yearning to love. For these millions of young people, who have no reason to believe or even to exist, and who vainly search for a future in this senseless world. Our Father we pray to... Read more
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Exhibit: Commitments around the World

People around the world are making a commitment to reject poverty The drawings have been printed on white plastic supports that are 80 cm par 120 cm or 29.7cmx 42 cm . If you are interested by the exhibition, you can contact us. overcomingpoverty [at] atd-fourthworld [dot] org There are 12 posters in English Clicking on 'see the article... Read more
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