International Poverty Eradication Day, 2019

International Poverty Eradication Day 2019
Question: When is the International Day of Poverty Eradication observed?
(a) 17th August
(b) 18th August
(c) 18th September
(d) 17th October
Answer: (d)
Related facts:
  • The International Day of Poverty Eradication was observed globally on 17th October, 2019
  • Its aim to spread awareness about the efforts undertaken internationally to eradicate poverty.
  • The theme of this year’s day was Acting together to empower children, their families and communities to end poverty.
  • This year marks the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) on 20th November, 1989.
  • This landmark human rights treaty sets out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of every child, regardless of their race, religion or abilities.

Links:

https://www.un.org/development/desa/socialperspectiveondevelopment/international-day-for-the-eradication-of-poverty-homepage/2019-2.html

https://www.news18.com/news/world/international-day-for-the-eradication-of-poverty-2019-all-you-need-to-know-2348929.html

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