Image by B. Bisson, © UNESCO
Today, October 17, has been declared by the United Nations as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
UNESCO, like other UN agencies, commemorates the occasion. Check out:
* UNESCO's Antipoverty Portal
* Commemorative Activities at UNESCO
* Interview with Monique Ilboudo (Burkina Faso): "Poverty is disregard for human rights"
* Poverty in SHS Views 14 [ PDF ]