17 October Web TV

On 17 October, an extraordinary Web TV event invites you to follow commemorations for the World Day to Overcome Extreme Poverty all across the world.

For the very first time, anyyone, from anywhere in the world, interested in participating will be able to be part of the World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty, thanks to a WebTV program to be streamed in three languages (English, French, and Spanish) over 24 hours.

This exciting event will be available on the #StopPoverty website, thus making the World Day of 17 October a truely global occasion.

On our WebTV, you can view numerous initiatives, reports and personal testimonies showing that extreme poverty is not inevitable, as well as the broadcasts of 6 international commemorations.

Tentative Schedule (All times Universal Time)

08:00: HERE! NOW! TOGETHER! Local solutions to break the vicious cycle of extreme poverty. With rebroadcast of the commemoration of the day in Manila

09:00: WE LOVE SCHOOL! Education is a fundamental right for all children.

09:30: LISTEN TO US! The power of words.

10:00: LIVE from DUBLIN – Testimonies and songs to say Stop Poverty. 17 boats of hope will be launched from the same port where boats left at the time of famine.

11:00: SING ! READ ! PAINT AND DANCE ! The power of culture.

11:30: THINK, AND ACT WITH US: The experience and knowledge of people in extreme poverty are invaluable tools.

12:30: GIVE US BACK OUR DIGNITY: Beyond the daily struggle for better living conditions, people living in poverty demand an equal right to dignity for all.

13:00: WE ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TOMORROW ! – Young people all over the world prepare the future.

13 :30: HERE! NOW! TOGETHER! Local solutions to break the vicious cycle of extreme poverty.  With rebroadcast of the commemoration of the day in Manila.

14:30: LISTEN TO US! The power of words. With rebroadcast of the commemoration of the day in Dublin.

15:30: RESIST! Solidarity and community, the fundamentals of resistance to the violence of poverty with rebroadcast of the commemoration of the day in Dakar.

16:30 : WE DON’T WANT CHARITY! Real partnerships between families and institutions are the starting point for any policy to overcome poverty.

17:15: LIVE from NEW YORK- Official commemoration from the UN headquarters. An international delegation of ATD Fourth World will explain how the poorest struggle each day for justice, for peace, and to overcome resentment.

18:15: LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND. Seek out those in the deepest poverty where they are – where they are too often forgotten.

19:00: HERE! NOW! TOGETHER! Local solutions to break the vicious cycle of extreme poverty.  With rebroadcast of the commemoration of the day in Manila.

20:00: LONG LIVE THE SCHOOL! Education is a right and a hope for all the children of the world.

20:30: THINK, AND ACT WITH US: The experience and knowledge of people in extreme poverty are invaluable tools.

21:30: SING ! READ ! PAINT AND DANCE ! The power of culture,
with rebroadcast of the commemoration of the day in Paris.

22:30: LISTEN TO US! The power of words.

23 :00: RESIST! Solidarity and community, the fundamentals of resistance to the violence of poverty with rebroadcast of the commemoration of the day in Dakar.