Event Type: Observances
Event Name: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Event Description: The proposed official theme for this year's International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, is: "Working together towards a world without discrimination: Building on the experience and knowledge of people in extreme poverty." The day provides an opportunity to communicate the UN's anti-poverty work and the need for MDG acceleration.
UN Sponsor: Department of Public Information (DPI)
Activities: There will be an official commemoration on 17 October at UN Headquarters in New York, coordinated in partnership with the International Movement ATD Fourth World and other NGOs and UN DESA, with support from the Missions of France and Burkina Faso.
Event URL: http://undesadspd.org/Poverty/InternationalDayfortheEradicationofPoverty/2013.aspx
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