Proclamation No. 269 signed in October 4, 1993 declares October 17 of every year as the National Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty in observance of the ATD Fourth World-led “World Day for Overcoming Extreme Poverty.” On October 17th of the same year, a replica of the “Commemorative Stone in Honor of the Victims of Extreme Poverty” was unveiled at Rizal Park and it has since become the site of the annual commemoration organized by the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) in partnership with the ATD Fourth World Philippines, National Parks Development Council and City Government of Manila. Replicas of the commemorative stone have been established in the cities of Davao (1994) and Ozamiz (2001) and in the municipalities of Esperanza, Agusan Del Sur (2007), Barotac Viejo, Iloilo (2008), and Buenavista, Quezon (2008). On 18th of October 2004, Proclamation 717 was signed declaring the period of October 17-23 as the National Week for Overcoming Extreme Poverty (NWOEP). The proclamation designated NAPC to lead, coordinate, monitor and evaluate the nationwide yearly observance of NWOEP in coordination with key partners and stakeholders in poverty reduction.