Thirty years of the 17 October World Day for the Eradication of Poverty were widely commemorated in many countries around the world with often exceptional events. Everywhere people who live in situations of poverty and exclusion were able to express themselves through a testimony, discussion, a play, or song.
Below is a photographic presentation of some of these moments that were so rich in emotion, unity and solidarity.
In Burkina Faso
In the Ivory Coast
In Ireland (Dublin)
The theatre performance of “Hidden Colours” that traveled in Switzerland and France.
In the Philippines (Manila)
Feature Photo at top of this article: Gathering at the Commemorative Stone, Dublin, Ireland, 17 October 2017.