Living the legacies! Ending Poverty with Mandela and Wresinski

Special #ActionAgainstPoverty Update! Discover the pictures from the Mandela Day happening on 18 July 2017 in Dublin near the Famine Statues! In the year of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Joseph Wresinski, initiator of the UN Day for the Eradication of Poverty, and at the occasion of UN Mandela Day 2017 (18th July) focusing on needed action against poverty, ATD Ireland invites you to gather at the Human Rights and Poverty Stone (near the Famine Statues - Custom House Quay - Dublin 1) at 1pm and later at 5pm to  join a special "Living the legacies" workshop to discuss…

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Our Voices! An overview of our 2016-2017 “Europe for Citizens” Project

The 30st of June was the end date of the 2016-2017 "Our Voices" project co-funded by the  EU Programme "Europe for Citizens". On this page you will find links to various documents reporting events and final results of the project. We also included the 3 videos prepared by ATD Ireland during the project. In Ireland, we plan to create a follow-up project to build on the "Our Voices" learnings. With the Community Platform will aim to influence the implementation of the "SlainteCare" health system reform, to make sure it delivers for all citizens and especially those facing hardships because of poverty…

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#SlainteCare: the Community Platform and ATD discussed about “Health as a Human Right”!

Tuesday, June 26th 2017, the Community Platform and All Together in Dignity Movement (ATD) Ireland hosted a seminar on the “Health as a Human Right”, held at the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission in Dublin. The aim of the seminar was to discuss the Community Platform’s “Six principles for an inclusive health policy” and the “Our Voices” project organized by ATD Ireland to give voice to the people most underserved by the current healthcare system in Ireland. It was attended by over 80 people from a wide of variety of organizations working to make health care more accessible, equitable, and…

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ATD International busy at HLPF: Global Goals for All!

Latest updates:  On 14th July 2017, ATD Ireland wrote to An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with the request to put in place a structure that will ensure that the Taoiseach's Office and Department take overall responsibility for ensuring that Ireland delivers in full on its promises regarding the UN Sustainable Development Goals. (Full letter here) On 19th July 2017, Ministers and high representatives of States, including Minister Andrew Doyle TD, Irish Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture, meeting at United Nations Headquarters in New York, adopted the 'Ministerial declaration of the 2017 high-level political forum on sustainable development, convened under…

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