October 17-19, 2008
The Millennium Campaign together with GCAP (Global Call to Action against Poverty) is organizing its 3rd STAND UP event for the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
2006 STAND UP
In 2006, the Millennium Campaign and GCAP organized the 1st STAND UP.
2007 STAND UP AND SPEAK OUT
In 2007, 43 million people STOOD UP and SPOKE OUT, a new Guinness World Record, to end poverty and inequality.
2008 STAND UP AND TAKE ACTION
This year’s event, which will be taking place over a three-day weekend from October 17-19, will be focused on taking action such as standing up, calling local, regional, and national governments, organizing a campaign to create awareness, or getting involved - what's important is that we all STAND UP and TAKE ACTION to make our demands heard! Help us set a new Guinness World Record in 2008 – see information atwww.standagainstpoverty.org.
Together we can end poverty and inequality!
Visit the sites below for further information: