Policy forums and participation
Being willing to consider all citizens, without exception, is a key to the fight against extreme poverty. The conditions which enable people living in poverty to express themselves must be created, so that their experience and thought can be known in society.
On October 17th, 2008, as a part of its recognition of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, ATD Fourth World organized a round table dialogue at the United Nations in New York in partnership with the NGO Sub-committee for the Eradication of Poverty, the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the Mission of France to the United Nations. The round table was entitled “Turning Rhetoric into Action: Building Effective Partnerships to Combat Extreme Poverty and Exclusion”
World Bank Working Paper n° 77
A Europe-wide meeting looking at the perspectives for poverty eradication, aimed at adults and young people living in poverty and people committed to fighting poverty with them