Global Goals activities for children with TAPORI!

Tapori is a worldwide network of children from all backgrounds whose motto is: "We want all children to have the same opportunities." ATD International volunteers based in Geneva, Switzerland, are facilitating and coordinating this network. Every two months Tapori groups around the world recieve a Tapori newsletter suggesting various activities! The most recent letter is inviting children to have their say about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals! Letter on the 17 SDGs - Activity sheet on the 17 SDGs Children everywhere dream of a world where there’s no more poverty, where each child can live in peace and have friends. They…

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ATD at the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

The HLPF 2016 is now over. ATD Ireland joined 230 NGOs and CSO worlwide at the end of the 10 days of debate to call on the UN ECOSOC for a new way to organise HLPF 2017! Read the call here! Read also ATD's imput in the 2016 annual Social Watch report "Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2016": Leaving no one behind calls for far-reaching changes in the way development agencies operate (direct access to PDF) The High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) is United Nations central platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and…

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Interns wanted for our “2017 Campaign” team!

Join our 2017 Campaign team! Discover ATD and support its work! 3 month internship starting in September 2016 (dates are flexible) We are seeking a motivated intern to join our team and help us in our upcoming campaigns.   The intern will have the opportunity to get first hand work experience in the Human Rights field by being involved with the organisation of a number of events and campaigns,  learning from ATD long-term volun-teers and working through a grassroots level approach to poverty. The intern will support the team and participate in the organisation of several major events and campaigns - see…

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#Hearts4Justice Call on the Government and the Dáil Éireann!

Ahead of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (#HLPF2016 - see*) at the United Nations from 11th to 20th July 2016, ATD Ireland reiterates its call, first launched on Valentine's Day 2016, and asking on this day all  #GE16 candidates to be ready to show their #Hearts4Justice! Dear Taoiseach, dear Ministers, dear TDs, Ahead of #HLPF2016, the first UN major forum after the start of Agenda 2030, take some time to tell Irish citizens of your commitments to the 17 #GlobalGoals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development agreed on by Ireland in September 2015. All Irish stakeholders have to contribute…

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