International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2015
Fri 16/10/2015

The 2015 Commemoration of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) will be held on Friday, 16 October at United Nations Headquarters in New York, focusing on the theme -

"Building a sustainable future: Coming together to end poverty and discrimination"

Friday 16 October, 2015

1:15 pm - 2.30 pm

Conference Room 2, CB

On the program:

Message of the Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon

Keynote speeches by people living in poverty

Videos and musical performance

RSVP: nycteam [at] 4thworldmovement [dot] org

    Concept Note in the following languages:

Flyer of the event

This year's event is organized in partnership with the International Movement ATD Fourth World, the NGO Committee for Social Development and the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, supported by the Missions of France and Burkina Faso to the United Nations.

In addition to the Commemoration in New York, celebrations of this International Day are being organized worldwide. Through resolution A/RES/47/196 adopted on 22 December 1992, the General Assembly invited all States to devote the Day to presenting and promoting concrete activities with regard to the eradication of poverty and destitution. 


United Nations Conference Room 2, CB
New York
United States