Author: Mark Hogan

International 17 October Committee Message for UN International End Poverty Day 2020

Global Theme — “Acting together to achieve social and environmental justice for all ” The theme for the Day this year addresses the challenge of achieving social and environmental justice for all. The growing recognition of the multi-dimensionality of poverty means that these two issues are inseparably intertwined, and that social justice cannot be fully realized without aggressively rectifying environmental injustices… Read more →

Video Showing 17 October 2020 Global Theme

To illustrate the theme of the 2020 United Nations International End Poverty Day, namely Acting Together to Achieve Social and Environmental Justice for All, we share here how an urban community in Dakar, Senegal, responded cooperatively to a challenge in their living environment. –Dakar’s Flood-Fighting Brigade: a Hands-on Commitment Their low-income, under-resourced neighbourhood of Guinaw Rails has been hit by… Read more →