According to the United Nations, this year marks the 25th anniversary of the declaration by the General Assembly, in its resolution 47/196 of 22 December 1992, of 17 October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
promotes dialogue and understanding between people living in poverty and their communities, and society at large.
With the fight against poverty at the core of the UN development agenda, the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
has been observed every year since 1993, when the UN General Assembly designated this day to promote awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution in all countries ahead of the MDG deadline set for 2015.
MOSCOW -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
that the number of people living on less than US$2 a day is estimated at 2.4 billion after the 2008 financial crisis.
Sangam University has established a rich tradition of celebrating various days of national as well as global importance such as International Youth Day (IYD), Teachers Day, International Literacy Day, Voluntary Eye Donation Day, Voluntary Blood Donation Day, Hindi Diwas Day, Engineers Day, International Ozone Day, International Day of Peace, World Tourism Day, UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
, UN Day, National Education Day, National Law Day, International Volunteer Day, National Mathematics Day, National Youth Day, National Girl Child Day, National Science Day, Earth Day, International Dance Day (IDD), World Press Freedom Day and Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti.
The study, presented during a workshop in Ramallah marking the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
and attended by Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, indicated that poverty pockets varied according to the Israeli military presence, especially internal checkpoints, blockades and inspection points.
Co-organised by the Presidency and the Commission just after the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
, on 17 October, the 9th edition of the round table sought to identify ways and means of fighting poverty in Europe, including making improvements to the Commission's Recommendation 2008/867/CE, which relates to the re-inclusion of citizens excluded from the jobs market.
17, 2010 (TAP) - Tunisia's observance, on Sunday October 17, of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
confirms its full adherence to the global efforts to combat this socio-economic phenomenon that goes against individual dignity and Human rights principles.
TOMORROW is International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
CHAPTER Arts Centre will host a screening by The Wallich of a documentary by award-winning director Daniel Lamboto to mark International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
. The film is on Sunday at 2.30pm.
The UN-recognized International Day For the Eradication of Poverty
on October 17 is a good opportunity to invite a guest speaker, organize a community forum, include a special prayer or sermon, or write to an MPP.