About us The ATD Fourth World team in Antananarivo wrote to say how members and the country are coping in the face of recent flooding from heavy rains and broken levees:
International Action On February 12 and 13, 2015, the Conference on the Future of the Protection of Social Rights in Europe took place in Brussels, chaired by the Belgian presidency of the European Council. Stakes were high here, as Europe is currently at a crossroads.
About us In Burkina Faso, ATD Fourth World members composed a song in memory of ATD founder Joseph Wresinski and performed it on Saturday, February 14 at ATD’s Courtyard in Ouagadougou.
About us After feverish preparations right up to the morning of the event, the Open House at the Working and Learning Together (MMM) project in Madagascar welcomed over 100 visitors, including former artisans and their families, representatives of NGOs and government institutions, and residents of the neighborhood where the MMM cooperative is based.
Research and Studies Sixty-eight participants from twenty different countries in Africa, Asia, the Americas, the Indian Ocean, and Europe, met on November 12-15, 2014, to share their cultures, experiences and knowledge in order to challenge ATD Fourth World’s governance and the way our democracies work.
About us Jacqueline Plaisir, Deputy Director General of ATD Fourth World, was a member of the team in Haiti at the moment of the earthquake. Here she writes reflecting on the past sufferings and future hopes of the Haitian people for rebuilding a new society. Five years later, what happened to those hopes?