Aye Aye Win

President of the International Committee for October 17

Commemorative Stone in honour of victims of extreme poverty

OCTOBER 17, 1987,ON THIS DAY, DEFENDERS OF HUMAN AND CIVIL RIGHTSFROM EVERY CONTINENT GATHERED HERE.THEY PAID HOMAGE TO THE VICTIMS OF HUNGER,IGNORANCE AND VIOLENCE. THEY AFFIRMEDTHEIR CONVICTION THAT HUMAN MISERY IS NOT INEVITABLE.THEY PLEDGED THEIR SOLIDARITY WITH...

Celebrating dignity in practice in Bolivia

A few weeks before October 17, 2022, in Bolivia, a group of ATD Fourth World activists, friends and allies met to prepare together. They conducted 5 peer groups reflecting on 3 questions on Dignity in Practice. In this way they arrived prepared for the event on...

World Day to Overcome Extreme Poverty in Dublin

This year, on the occasion of the World Day to Overcome Extreme Poverty in Dublin, many testimonies of people living in poverty were heard. As always, the Dublin event was held at the Human Rights and Poverty Stone. The Irish theme for this year’s International Day...

“Our light is alive”

Article available in Arabic language On October 17, 2021 Lebanon experienced a day of revolts and riots because of its economic, social and political crisis. But young people in the Nabaa district of Beirut did not want the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty –...