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Day for the Eradication of Poverty

October 17, 2021

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An event every year that begins at 00:00 on day 17 of October, repeating indefinitely

When:
October 17
Where:
ūüĆź Everywhere
First occurrence:
1992
Created by
the United Nations General Assembly 
in December 1992
On October 17 1987 over a hundred thousand people
gathered
at the Trocadéro in Paris , where in 1948
the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed,
to honor the victims of extreme poverty,
violence and hunger.

This became a yearly event ever since.
#InternationalDayForTheEradicationOfPoverty #DayForTheEradicationOfPoverty

 

 

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