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38.7 Million People Break Guinness World Record for Stand Up Speak Out on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Date:10/18/2007

messages. Pakistan was one of 25 countries across the

world using giant banners to form a white band, the symbol of the

global anti-poverty movement.

-- Palestinian children throughout the Occupied West Bank and Gaza spoke

out saying no to poverty. The activities organized jointly with the

Palestinian Ministry of Education took place for the first time in

public and private schools, as well as UNWRA schools.

-- In Ramallah, a choir from the University performed a new musical work

"The Poverty Requiem" as one of a global chain of 20 performances that

took place on every continent. A high school choir also performed the

piece at the UN Headquarters in New York.

-- In Egypt, Cairo the "Sailing the Nile" initiative saw over a million

participants.

-- Civil Society delegations to government were organised in an

unprecedented coordinated global lobby against poverty. Somalia was

one of 35 countries where civil society representatives organised a

group to present demands for pro-poor policy change directly to their

politicians.

-- In The Hague, the national anti poverty campaign displayed 200 uniquely

created life-size 'Avatars' whilst in London the UN Deputy Secretary

General stood up with key women leaders in front of city hall.

-- In Rwanda, youth groups organized a Stand Up soccer tournament with 20

primary schools and in Bangladesh 10,000 young people blocked a busy

crossroads with a human chain.

-- Faith leaders Stand Up and Speak Out -- At papal mass at the Vatican

Pope Benedict XVI sent a message of support urging increased efforts to

eliminate poverty. Indian spiritual leader his holiness Sri Sri Ravi

Shankar mobilized 30,000 people at his ashram in Bangalore and millions

more across the globe to raise their voices through the Art of
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