International Movement ATD Fourth World

Mouvement international ATD Quart Monde
Movimiento Internacional ATD Cuarto Mundo

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URL: http://www.atd-fourthworld.org/
URL: http://4thworldmovement.org/

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Founded

1958

History

Founded 1958, by Joseph Wresinski (1917-1988), following establishment of the association 'Aide à toute détresse' in 1957, Noisy-le-Grand (France). The Movement extended through France, Europe and eventually throughout the world. Statutes adopted 6 Sep 1973, when registered according to French law as International Movement for Science and Service for a Just and Free World. Name subsequently changed to listed title. Since 29 Apr 2009, ATD stands for All Together in Dignity – Agir tous pour la dignité – Actuar Todos por la Dignidad. Statutes modified 18 Jan 2002. EU Transparency Register: 14200875377-44.

Aims

Break the vicious circle of extreme poverty; eliminate social exclusion; through practical action and scientific research, promote free and full participation of the most underprivileged individuals, groups and social strata in the socio-economic, cultural and political life of the society surrounding them; pursue reappraisal of policies and programmes on the basis of their achievements on behalf of those who remain at the bottom of the social scale and have been most and longest deprived; provide means of enabling Fourth World families to think and speak out for themselves.

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Structure

General Assembly. Board of Directors, consisting of 11 up to 27 members. Office of the Board of Directors, comprising President, Vice-President, Director General and Treasurer.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XF4639

Last News

2018

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