17 October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

17 October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

People living in poverty and NGOs met in Turin on 17 October at the event organised by the Conference of INGOs to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Linked to the high level Conference on the European Social Charter taking place in Turin on 17 and 18 October, discussions focused on Article 30 of the Charter “Everyone has the right to protection against poverty and social exclusion”. Participants shared their experiences and drew up a strong message which was transmitted to the participants in the high level Conference.
Message delivered to the high-level Conference