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At the invitation of the Irish Government, the independent expert on the question of human rights and extreme poverty, Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona, undertook a mission to Ireland from 10 to 15 January 2011. The independent expert focuses her report on the impact of the economic and financial crises in Ireland, and the effect of recovery measures on the level of enjoyment of human rights.
At a local level, in 2012, one of main activities of ATD Ireland was to visit people living in homeless accommodations, socially disadvantaged housing estates or support groups they belong to Many of them have faced persistent poverty since childhood and are still facing it. ATD volunteers encountered a number of organisations/ groups working with young adults in Dublin with the hope that some of them could take part in one of the European Youth events. A creative art project was run aiming (…)
One of our newest areas in the US is our work in Gallup, New Mexico. A desert town on the edge of the Navajo reservation, Gallup serves an area of more than 150,000 people.
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Latin America and Carribean ATD Fourth World established itself in Guatemala in 1979. We then developed our activities in the region with teams of permanent volunteers in Bolivia, Haiti, Mexico, and Peru. We also have groups of friends and allies in Brazil, Guadeloupe (an overseas département of France), Honduras and El Salvador.