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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY

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International Day for the Eradication of Poverty – 17th October

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is an international observance celebrated each year on October 17 throughout the world. The first commemoration of the event took place in Paris, France in 1987 when 100,000 people gathered on the Human Rights and Liberties Plaza at the Trocadéro to honor victims of poverty, hunger, violence, and fear at the unveiling of a commemorative stone by Joseph Wresinski, founder of the International Movement ATD Fourth World. In 1992, four years after Wresinski’s death, the United Nations officially designated October 17 as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

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Author: DEBASIS NAYAK

A natural leader who experiments a lot and cares for all ! The title of my blog is not about my blood group. It's a message to all my readers to think positive and write on my blog posts openheartedly what they think!!

4 thoughts on “INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR THE ERADICATION OF POVERTY

  1. Poverty should be eradicated. How can those who have more than enough to live on sit there and do nothing.

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