Countdown: 100 Days Left to the Future We Want

The 17th of June marked a symbolic countdown towards the United Nations Summit on the Post 2015 Agenda and the adoption of the new Sustainable Development Goals: only 100 days are left until Member State delegates, UN staff and representatives of civil society and major groups will meet in New York end of September, at possibly the most important UN Summit in history, to discuss and agree on issues concerning sustainable development, poverty eradication, balancing inequalities and climate change. After a couple of years’ worth of consultations and even more discussions and debates, the much anticipated Zero Draft of the outcome…

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After the Geneva UN Examination, join the “ESC Rights Initiative”!

The Irish Government has been examined by the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights onJune 8th and 9th 2015. The UN Committee comprises a group of 18 independent international experts, who will examine the Irish State's progress in protecting, respecting and promoting the rights contained in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. At the occasion of this monentum many NGOs (see the FLAC report) and the IHREC reported about the situation in Ireland. Read also the #UnIrl Updates on humanrights.ie and in media. At the examination, Irish State representant said that the Constitutional Convention recommendation…

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Almost €2,000 collected at the Women’s Mini-Marathon

In 2015, our steps made again a difference in Ireland and abroad! Almost €2,000 were collected at the Women's Mini-Marathon. €600 will fund our work in Ireland and €1,400 will be sent to the ATD team in the Central African Republic (CAR). Thank you to all the sponsors who supported participants! And spread the word! ATD Ireland needs to find friends in Ireland ready to support us financially. In 2015, we still need to find €15,000 in the country! Visit our Donate page!

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