Join the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, ATD Fourth World and expert speakers as they present new tools that reveal the immense value of including people in poverty in policy-making and provide practical steps for doing so.

The Special Rapporteur will also touch on his report to the 56th session of the Human Rights Council, Eradicating Poverty Beyond Growth, showing how the improved participation of people in poverty in economic decision-making is key to eradicating poverty beyond growth.


Wednesday 3 July, 2024, 13:00 – 14.00 CET

Room XXII, Building E, Palais des Nations, Geneva and live streamed on the Special Rapporteur’s YouTube channel


Register to join in person (Tea, coffee and a light lunch of sandwiches will be provided. Please note, you must already have access to the Human Rights Council to attend this side event in person)

Register to follow online

Read the UN Special Rapporteur’s report to the Human Rights Council on Eradicating Poverty Beyond Growth

Follow the conversation: #BeyondGrowth


Moderated by:


  • Bikramjeet Batra, Human Rights and Democracy Adviser, Rule of Law Section, OHCHR
  • Olivier De Schutter, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights
  • Vir Pintó Muñoz, Co-researcher, ATD Fourth World


Jointly organized by the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights and ATD Fourth World

Co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Costa Rica, The Gambia, Luxembourg and South Africa to the United Nations in Geneva

With the support of the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung