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					                                THE PLEDGE
       PLEASE ENSURE THAT THIS PLEDGE IS READ AT ALL EVENTS

Wherever possible get the pledge signed and send a copy to your elected
legislator (PARLIAMENTARIAN/SENATOR/MAYOR ETC.)

Event organizer or host says:
“Could I ask you all to please Stand Up Against Poverty and
recite the following pledge with me.”

(All Stand Up)


“We are standing now with millions of people around the world
on this historic day, to show our commitment to the fight against
extreme poverty and inequality. We only have six years left to
the 2015 deadline to realize the Millennium Development
Goals.

Today, we Stand Up together to say to our leaders:

      Act now to achieve and exceed the Millennium
       Development Goals


                        www.standagainstpoverty.org
      Commit to ...
(Add the action that needs to be taken on your priority issue here. For instance,
stopping maternal deaths; ending hunger; addressing climate change)

We will continue to Stand Up, not just today but every day, to
say: No more Excuses, End Poverty and Inequality Now!”




                                      Note

      The Stand Up Pledge is a way for participants to publicly state their
       commitment to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals
       and to the issues that matter to their communities or organizations. It is
       NOT however a compulsory component of the world record attempt
      Event organizers can use the pledge given above as an example and
       adapt it to suit national or local contexts
      Wherever possible please record the reading of the pledge on video,
       audio tape recorder or with a photograph and upload them to
       www.standagainstpoverty.org.




                        www.standagainstpoverty.org

				
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