Campaigners who are travelling around the world with a
presentation to spread the message about global poverty are
visiting the University of Wolverhampton as part of a special
The nationally acclaimed Global Poverty Project team will be
coming to Wolverhampton on 30 March 2012 to present 1.4 Billion
The presentation communicates the realities of extreme poverty
and what can be done about it.
The Centre for International
Development and Training (CIDT), which is celebrating its 40th
anniversary this year, is hosting the special event.
The presentation will be held at the Wolverhampton City Campus
Global Poverty is kindly providing the resources for this event,
which is free to all staff, students and their guests.
Head of CIDT, Phil Dearden, said: “We’re delighted to be
welcoming the Global Poverty Team to the University as part of our
40th birthday celebrations.
“1.4 Billion Reasons is a simple yet ground-breaking
presentation, that is travelling the world, inspiring and
empowering audiences in its path.
“I am sure everyone who attends will find the presentation
thoroughly interesting and thought-provoking.”
Based on leading research, the presentation articulates the
facts of extreme poverty, and demonstrates that by making simple
changes, everyone can be part of the solution.
Compelling and challenging, the presentation moves audiences to
take action and become a part of the movement to end extreme
Based at the Telford Campus, the Centre for International
Development and Training (CIDT) is a self-financing, non-profit
making centre within the University. The team has a 40-year track
record in people-centred, sustainable development across the
CIDT staff are committed to contributing to poverty reduction
and improvements to the livelihoods of vulnerable people. For
further information, visit www.wlv.ac.uk/cidt
For additional information about the Global Poverty Project,
For media inquiries please contact Vickie Warren in the Media
Relations Office on 01902 322736
Date Issued: Wednesday, 21 March 2012
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