Wishing Stones for End Poverty Day! Irish primary schools ‘Day of Action’ with the Global Citizenship School Network

  The Irish primary schools ‘Day of Action’ of the Global Citizenship School Network facilitated by volunteers from the Trade Union INTO is the UN End Poverty Day! In 2018, the pupil action is to partake in the “Writing our Wishes on Stone” event in classrooms. Discover how the chair of IINTO speaks about the campaign here: twitter.com/ Stones and… Read more →

The “Make Poverty History Quotes” exhibition on Custom House Quay!

The “Make Poverty History Quotes” exhibition displays of over forty different banners secured along the railings bordering the River Liffey, on Custom House Quay. It is on display from Friday, October 5th, through to Wednesday, October 17th. The exhibition will be concluded following the Annual UN Day for the Eradication of Poverty Event. The banners are showing important quotes from… Read more →

The 2018 Concept Note for the UN Day

This 2018 Concept Note for the 17 October UN End Poverty Day has been drafted by the International Committee for October 17 and has been approved by the United Nations’ Department UNDESA. Download the Concept Note if PDF format here! ================== Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity… Read more →

The 2018 Rome Declaration of the International Committee for October 17

The International Committee for October 17 successfully convened its Seventh Biennial meeting in Rome from May 15 to 17, 2018. Belinda Nugent from Dublin represented Ireland and the Irish Committee at this meeting. During these two days, the Committee reviewed the implementation of its work programme since its last meeting, including its participation in the 2017 ‘Stop Poverty’ global campaign,… Read more →

The City of Rome will officially support the observance of the UN End Poverty Day

Jean Tonglet (ATD Italy), Laura Baldassarre (Deputy Mayor of Roma Capitale in charge of the Persons, Schools and the Solidarity in the Community), Donald Lee (President of the International Committee for October 17), Isabelle Perrin-Pypeart (CEO of ATD International) On Thursday 17 May 2018, the final day of the 7th Biennial Meeting of the International Committee for October 17, the… Read more →