International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

Question: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on-

(a) 17 October
(b) 12 October
(c) 10 October
(d) 15 October
Answer: (a)
Related facts: 

  • International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is observed on 17 October every year.
  • This day seeks to promote people awareness about the need to eradicate poverty and destitution worldwide.
  • This day was formally declared by the General Assembly on 22 December 1992.




  • This year the theme for the day was “Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity”.

Links:

http://www.un.org/en/events/povertyday/index.shtml

 

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