Anti Poverty Week
*Global Action: 16-18 October 2009
Amnesty International will join Stand UP and Take Action Against Poverty to get people to stand up.
*National Action: The Racial Discrimination Act is likely to be reinstated. Amnesty International wants to be sure that Australia will fulfil its commitments under International and Domestic law.
*Local Action: in April 2009, the Australian government announced its support of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People. Amnesty International wants to recall to the authorities at the National, State and Local level what need to be done to be conform with the Declaration.
For further information, please see: http://www.amnesty.org.au/poverty/