In 2018 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70!

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document, which underpins all international human rights law and inspires us to continue to work to ensure all people can gain freedom, equality and dignity. And in 2018, the UDHR turns 70. The UDHR was drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all the regions of the world and was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on the 10th December 1948. It is the most translated document in the world, available in more than 500 languages. The first Human Rights and Poverty Stone was unveiled…

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MLK Day: the “I Have A Dream” website is live!

Since the 15th January 2018, Martin Luther King Day in the USA, the new website www.ihaveadream.ie is officially live. The website is manage by the new ATD Ireland Youth Group "Unity in the Community" (UCYG). In 2018, year marking the 50th anniversary of the passing of MLK, the UCYG will explore the legacy of MLK and is initiating a project designed to create a new space in Ireland for young people between the ages of 18-25 to find their voice as leaders and to explore the inequalities of poverty in the context of their own life. A creative writing campaign to…

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