The 30th World Day to Combat Extreme Poverty will take place on 17 October 2017.
The 30th World Day to Combat Extreme Poverty will take place on 17 October 2017. The Conference of INGOs will have the opportunity to exchange with the other Council of Europe institutions on the progress and challenges in policies aiming to eradicate extreme poverty in Europe. On this occasion, we will have the honour to welcome Ambassador Emil Ruffer, Chair of the Ministers’ Deputies of the Council of Europe, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic, Ms Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe and Guiseppe Palmisano, President of the European Committee of Social Rights. The information exchange will focus on the transversal actions undertaken by the Council of Europe institutions in the framework of the European Platform for Social Cohesion and in this perspective, invited speakers will discuss the access to social rights for adolescents and young people.