Ideas for Actions on 17 October

Ideas for Actions on 17 October World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty Get ready to mark the day Reference Texts to use on the day Invite children and youth to mark the day Enable the voice and experience of people in poverty to be heard on the day Make known the historical places of people living in poverty Concerts and cultural events Some... Read more
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Poster for 17 October 2021

World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty 2021  : Building Forward Together: Ending Persistent Poverty, Respecting all People and our Planet Download here the internationale poster on .pdf high definition 5.6 Mo low definition 1.2 Mo Read more
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Concept note 17 October 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic that gripped the world during the past year has resulted in over 3.7 million deaths and is reversing decades of progress in the fight against poverty and extreme poverty. According to the World Bank report on “Projected poverty impacts of COVID-19, ''between 71 to 100 million people are being pushed into poverty... Read more
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Building Forward Together: Ending Persistent Poverty, Respecting all People and our Planet

October 17 is the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty. It has been commemorated since 1987, the year when, at the call of Joseph Wresinski, thousands of people from all walks of life gathered at the Plaza of Liberties and Human Rights in Paris, to affirm that: “Wherever men and women are condemned to live in extreme poverty, human... Read more
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Examples of Testimonies

Every year on the occasion of October 17, the secretariat of the Forum on Overcoming Extreme Poverty receives testimonies prepared and read by people experiencing poverty around the world. Testimonies that recount the life and courage of those who experience exclusion and those who are committed to them. Some sample testimonies are presented in... Read more
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