5th MPPN Meeting in China

The 5th Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network annual meeting concluded successfully in Beijing. Ministers and senior officials from 15 countries met to discuss progress on Multidimensional Poverty measurement and reduction. The meeting was rich and fruitful including panels on MPI design, … Continue reading 5th MPPN Meeting in China more

Putting Children First event calls for action to tackle child poverty

On Wednesday 25th, Christian Oldiges, OPHI Research Officer, will conduct an interactive session on how to measure multidimensional child poverty using the Child Multidimensional Poverty Index. more

First Arab Multidimensional Poverty Report Launched

OPHI in collaboration with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), and the Arab League produced the first Arab Multidimensional Poverty Report. more

UNGA High-Level Side Event: Using the Multidimensional Poverty Index to Track Progress in the SDGs

Side event at the UN General Assembly, New York

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Just Released: Jean Drèze’s new book Sense and Solidarity

Jean Drèze, development economist, activist, and professor at Ranchi University (India) has come out with a book titled “Sense and Solidarity. Jholawala economics for everyone.” Everyone...
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Costa Rica Launches an Innovative Tool: Business MPI

On Thursday, August 24, Costa Rica launched the Business Multidimensional Poverty Index developed by the Positive Horizon Association with the technical support of the Oxford Poverty and Human...
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“Changing World: Addressing Multi-Dimensions of Poverty and Inequalities”

2nd meeting of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development – Economic and Social Council, 2017 session The theme of the United Nations’ High Level Political...
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OPHI Summer School in Marrakesh Concluded

OPHI has concluded its 2017 Summer School in Marrakesh, Morocco, with a record number of participants - 80 participants from 36...
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Dominican Republic becomes first country in the Caribbean to launch a MPI

The Government of the Dominican Republic launched its MPI on June 27 in an official ceremony led by Vice President Margarita Cedeño Fernández and attended by a number of Government Ministers...
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