Conference on Joseph Wresinski, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

This article is imported from our 2017 Stop Poverty Campaign web site.

On Friday, 20 October, 9.00 – 12.00hrs, at the University of Ouaga 1 Joseph Ki-Zerbo, Burkina Faso, a conference for students on the revolutionary contribution of Joseph Wresinksi, the founder of ATD Fourth World, to the struggle against extreme poverty will be held; with Moses Compaoré, Faustin Ndrabu and Jean-Pierre Daud.

In addition to the conference, there will also be a series of interviews and special programs on the topic of the rejection of poverty on Radio France International (RFI) and in the Burkinabe media, as follows :

  • On Radio Omega, Sams’K le Jah will facilitate a special Positive Vibration program around testimonies from ATD Fourth World activists. Friday, 20th October at 10am.
  • On RTB television on Friday, October 20 from 7am, the RTB morning program will feature ATD Fourth World.
  • On Savane FM, a program (100 minutes) will be broadcast on the theme of the refusal of extreme poverty involving members of ATD Fourth World members and calls from listeners. Saturday, 21 October – morning.