Campus 2015 “Reaching Out to Those Whose Voices Are Still Not Heard”

Campus is an annual seminar of ATD International, organized by its Research Centre. It offers researchers and professionals an opportunity to share their work and their questions related to chronic poverty and the commitments necessary to bring poverty to an end. Using an interdisciplinary approach, it offers also the opportunity to study in depth how the ideas of Joseph Wresinski (1917-1988), founder of All Together in Dignity, are relevant to today’s issues. Research and various approaches related to chronic poverty and social exclusion raise ethical, methodological and epistemological questions. Discussion sheds light on these questions in a new way for academics,…

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ATD Ireland prepares a “Geneviève de Gaulle” week in Dublin!

On 27thMay, the remains of Geneviève De Gaulle Anthonioz, the niece of General de Gaulle, will be placed in the Pantheon in Paris with three other people for their role as leading members in the French resistance Movement during the Second World War. The Pantheon is dedicated to famous and important French citizens, whose lives are recognised for their exceptional action . From 23rd May to 1st June 2015, ATD Ireland plans to organise a week of events highlighting the life and commitments of Geneviève De Gaulle Anthonioz. This special week will be dedicated to making her more widely known and…

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Agents of change – The active role of people living in poverty in monitoring and accountability

ATD invites you to a Dóchas Events on 16 April, 9.30am-3.30pm, Woodquay venue, Dublin. Participate 2015 and Dóchas will run an advocacy workshop on the active role of people living in poverty in monitoring and accountability of the  new Sustainable Development Framework. In September 2015, the member states of the United Nations are set to agree a new global agreement on how to tackle the world’s most pressing problems, including poverty, inequality and environmental destruction. This new “Sustainable Development Framework” will have binding consequences for all UN member states, and will therefore also impact on Ireland’s own development in a number…

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ATD Ireland welcomes the publication of a handbook on the Implementation of the Investing in Children EC Recommendation

ATD Ireland with all other members of the European Alliance of Investing in Children, welcomes the publication of  a new handbook on the Implementation of the Investing in Children EU Recommendation . The 2013 European Commission Recommendation “Investing in Children: Breaking the cycle of disadvantage” presented a comprehensive policy approach to child poverty and well-being. The new Implementation Handbook by Eurochild and its partners in the Alliance of Investing in Children, shows how Member States can translate the policy guidelines into action.  It is a key asset for legislators, policy makers and decision makers, as well as a resource tool to…

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