MEPs mark End Poverty Day at the European Parliament in Brussels

The MEP Intergroup Extreme Poverty and Human Rights of the European Parliament is an all-party official working group of Deputies of the European Parliament. It promotes a comprehensive and coordinated approach to poverty eradication through integrating efforts to overcome poverty into all EU policies including employment, health, social protection, education, youth, culture, economic and monetary union, budget, the free movement… Read more →

Ireland marks the UN End Poverty Day 2018

Download the National Programme!     At least 20 events in Ireland and abroad will involve Irish citizens in the observance of the United Nations’ International Day of the Eradication of Poverty in 2018! 2018 is a very special year as we celebrate the legacy of many social justice and anti-poverty activists such as Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King or… Read more →

Irish citizens mark the End Poverty Day abroad!

Irish citizens will be involved in UN End Poverty Day events abroad. They are civil servants representing Ireland, elected representatives such as MEPs at the European Parliament or delegates at the Council of Europe, staff members of International bodies, artists such as Susan McKeown who will sing at the UN in New York or delegates of ATD Ireland who will… Read more →

The Council of Europe will #RaiseTheRoof on End Poverty Day 2018 and call for a Europe wide Right to Housing

To mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe is organising a working session on Article 31 of the European Social Charter which states that everyone has the right to housing. The working session which is organised by the INGOs transversal working group on “Poverty”, coordinated by the Vice-Chair of… Read more →

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: 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 →