17 Global Goals Boats on the river Liffey!

To mark the 30th Anniversary of the UN End Poverty Day and to contribute for the civil society mobilisation for the UN 2030 Agenda, the INTO Global Citizenship Schools Network and the Irish 17 October Committee invite schools around the Country to create boats of hope to be launched on the River Liffey on 17 October as the finale for… Read more →

Submit an application for a UN Day grant! Deadline: 28 July 2017 by noon!

The Event – Public Awareness Funding Initiative from the Irish Department of Social Protection Deadline for applications: 12.00 noon, Friday 28th July 2017. Please find explanatory brochure here and application form here   Since 1992, 17th October has been recognised by the United Nations as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. The Irish Department of Social Protection has a… Read more →

Let’s Answer Again the 1987 Call to Action! The 2017 International Concept Note for UN End Poverty Day

Concept Note prepared by the International Committee for October 17 and agreed with UNDESA The views in this document do not necessarily represent those of the United Nations or its Member States. This year marks the 25 th anniversary of the declaration by the General Assembly, in its resolution 47/196 of 22 December 1992, of 17 October as the International… Read more →

A new resolution on the UN Day adopted in New York!

A new resolution on the UN End Poverty Day has been adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on the 21 December 2016 in the frame of the Second United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty (2008 – 2017).     This “United Nations A/RES/71/241 General Assembly” resolution “invites all States, organizations of the United Nations system, intergovernmental organizations… Read more →

When Voices Unite: Breaking the Silence to Leave No One Behind

  “Whether he sings his love, pain, dreams or memory, the Human, between the lines, first sings for his thirst for dignity…  Whether in the Guatemala’s aldéas, as in Haïti’s dulls, or in African, Asian and European slums, everywhere I could hear families living in extreme poverty, singing for their dignity” Joseph Wresinski, 1987 To celebrate the dignity of people… Read more →