Tema per 2021
Building Forward Together: Ending Persistent Poverty, Respecting all People and our Planet

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London - Domenica 17 Ottobre 2021 - To showcase all of the amazing activities taking place for #IDEP2021.

For October 17th 2021, The APLE Collective want to showcase all of the amazing activities taking place for #IDEP2021.


For #IDEP2021, we are asking the APLE Collective and beyond these questions:

1. What examples of lived expertise to help solve poverty can you share?

2. This year’s theme for #IDEP2021 is ‘Building Forward Together: Ending persistent poverty, respecting all people and our planet. What does building forward together mean to you and/or your community?

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New York - Venerdì 15 Ottobre 2021 - Global week for the eradication of poverty on October 2021

‘’Building Forward Together: Ending Persistent Poverty, Respecting all People and our Planet

  • October 15th: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, online commemoration in partnership with UN DESA and UNDP

  • October 18th and 19th: UNDP webinars

  • October 18th: Webinar with the global coalition to end child poverty, featuring Olivier de Schutter.

  • October 20th: Olivier de Schutter, the Special rapporteur on Extreme poverty and Human rights, presents his report to the General Assembly

    • Report title: The persistence of poverty: how real equality can break the vicious cycles

New York
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London - Domenica 17 Ottobre 2021 - London Challenge Poverty Week.

Between the 11th and 17th October 4in10 hosts London Challenge Poverty Week.

There are events and activities planned all over London and online. Check out the LCPW website for full details and get involved!

Examples include:

The London Poverty Summit talking place in person on Thursday 14th October .30 – 5.30.

Barking and Dagenham Youth Dance – Interpreting what poverty means to families and young people. Online throughout the week.

JustFair and Social Rights Alliance Webinar  – Using Human Rights As A Tool To Tackle Poverty. Monday 11th October 13:00 – 15:00

Newham Social Welfare Alliance and Anti-Poverty Alliance and the Commission for Social Security both have online events planned for Wednesday 13th October.

During London Challenge Poverty Week, Lewisham Local are running five online food-growing related workshops for families to tackle holiday hunger and encouraging visits to some of the wonderful community gardens in the borough.

And on Monday 11th  and Sunday the 17th Join ATD 4th World in both in person and online poetry events.

For a full list of what is on and to keep updated visit https://londonchallengepovertyweek.org.uk/whats-on/

Regno Unito

London - Domenica 17 Ottobre 2021 - Virtual poetry jam

This 17 October, ATD London is organizing two events:

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Mbeya City - Domenica 17 Ottobre 2021 - Celebration with the children in the orphanage

Mbeya City is a city South of Tanzania situated South West of Dar es salaam about 14 hours travel by bus where will be cerebrated October 17 this year. For preparing this evenement, ATD met some friends in Mbeya. It was his first visit to Mbeya as ATD. The visit was a discovery, to learn and understand the situation in Mbeya. Together with some friends, an agreement is occured about how celebrate October 17 this year. There is an orphanage in Mbeya, where will be celebrated october 17th with the children in the orphanage.

Planning :

  1. ATD members will gather together to clean the vicinity and put in order the environment within the area.
  2. Some members will conduct a street library for the children.
  3. Before lunch we will share some news and knowledge about ATD and October 17.

This will be a means of introducing ATD in the area.

Mbeya City