Author: Irish End Poverty Day Committee

17 October – Human Rights and Poverty Stone, Dublin

As always on the 17th of October, the National 17 October Committee launched the annual event at the Human Rights and Poverty Stone, Dublin, to mark the UN International Eradication of Poverty Day. This years chosen international theme was “Acting together to empower children, their families and communities to end poverty” in light of the 30th anniversary of the UN… Read more →

Message from Isabelle Pypaert Perrin, Director General of the International Movement ATD Fourth World for the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, 17 October 2019

“There are no dreams in my head: other people don’t like us.” Anastasia says out loud what so many children think inside, all these children who are not expected to be anywhere, those who are constantly criticised for making noise, for being distracted, for not knowing their lessons, those who are never told “good job!” even when they can recite… Read more →

Concept Note

Inspired by the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in 2019, the International 17 October Committee, in consultation with its UN partners and ATD Fourth World teams around the world, has issued a Concept Note on the theme for the global commemorations of the International United Nations Day for the Eradication of Poverty… Read more →

New Information Plaque, Human Rights and Poverty Stone, Dublin, Ireland

The National 17 October Committee is pleased to announce the installation of a new information plaque at the Human Rights and Poverty Stone, Customs House Quay, Dublin to mark the International United Nations Day for the Eradication of Poverty every 17 October. The Committee wishes to acknowledge the support of the Department of Rural and Community Development, the Dublin City… Read more →

17 October International Poster

As part of the 30th anniversary of the International Convention on the Rights of the Child, the theme chosen by the UN to celebrate 17 October 2019 is: “ACTING TOGETHER to empower children, their families and communities to end poverty.” You can download the international poster here under in.pdfhigh resolution 2.8Molow resolution 1.9Mo poster_oct17_2019_hr.pdf poster_oct17_2019_lr.pdf Read more →