International Day for the Eradication of Poverty Current Affairs - 2020

October 17: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The United Nations declared October 17 as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) in 1992. Significance According to internationally agreed poverty line, one in 10 people in developing regions are still living on less than 1.90 USD per day. Though significant progress has been made in certain countries in Eastern and South Read More…

October 17: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) is observed every year on October 17 to raise people’s awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution worldwide, particularly in developing countries. The 2018 theme was ‘Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and Read More…

October 17: The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP) is observed every year on October 17 to raise people’s awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and destitution worldwide, particularly in developing countries. The 2017 theme ‘Answering the Call of October 17 to end poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societies’. It seeks to Read More…

17 October: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed globally on 17 October for eradication of poverty throughout the world. Significance of Day: It seeks to promote awareness among people to eradicate poverty and destitution around the world particularly in developing countries 2016 Theme: “Moving from humiliation and exclusion to participation: Ending poverty in Read More…