International Action The 25th Anniversary of the Convention of the Rights of the Child was celebrated on November 20th. ATD Fourth World Bolivia volunteer Ms. Bertha Condori traveled to New York to bring the experiences of children and young people living in poverty to the interactive panel discussion on the theme, Is the World a Better Place for Children?
International Action On December 16, 2014, ATD Fourth World will host an online panel discussion exploring the problems with international humanitarian aid. What is wrong with international humanitarian aid? How does this impact the most vulnerable people? What sort of reforms would be necessary to fix it?
About us December 5 is International Volunteer Day. In this video (first in a series of videos produced by ATD Fourth World Canada and ATD Fourth World USA which we’ll be sharing over the coming months), Daniel Marineau tells us more about his work and why it’s so important.
About us The International Movement ATD Fourth World held its Annual General Assembly and Board of Directors meeting on November 11-12, 2014. Among the forty members representing ATD Fourth World in countries in which ATD members are present were national board presidents or their delegates from Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Guatemala, Ireland, Mauritius, Peru, Poland, Senegal, Switzerland, Tanzania, and the United States of America.
International Action During the first two weeks of December, people from all over the world will gather in Lima Peru for the most recent round of negotiations for a global treaty on Climate Change. Below is the text of a press release prepared by ATD Fourth World for this event.
About us At its Annual Meeting on November 11-12, 2014, ATD Fourth World’s International Board of Directors elected the following officers effective as of January 1, 2015: Mr. Cassam Uteem, as President, Ms. Janet Nelson, as Vice President, and Ms. Isabelle Pypaert Perrin, Mr. Paul Maréchal and Mr. Dominique Foubert who remain General Director, Treasurer and Assistant Treasurer respectively.