Following last year’s successful event, when a record-breaking number of people stood up against poverty, the Global Call to Action against Poverty (GCAP) is organising the 2008 event on 17-19 October. GCAP members and supporters are united by the use of a white band which is the symbol for people all over the world to show their support and keep the anti-poverty message highly visible. You can find more details on GCAP and on your national platform at: You are invited to become actively involved in this global mobilisation by organising activities from 17 to 19 October. For more information, go to Please keep us informed of your union’s events: send details to

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