Invitation to Amartya Sen lecture

Nobel Laureate Professor Amartya Sen will deliver a Distinguished Public Lecture on “Democracy and Social Decisions” at 5pm  on Wednesday 18 January in the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford. http://www.ophi.org.uk/Sen2017/ more

High Level Panel Endorses Multidimensional Approach to Poverty at the Global Partnership Meeting

On 1 December, 2016, OPHI Co-Founder John Hammock moderated a session entitled “Multidimensional Poverty: Experiences from the South” that was organized by the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) as part of the Second High Level Meeting of the … Continue reading High Level Panel Endorses Multidimensional Approach to Poverty at the Global Partnership Meeting more

Over 50 countries developing new approach to ending poverty

Launched in 2013, the MPPN has 51 participating countries, over 30 of which attended the fourth annual meeting in Mexico on 8-9 November 2016. This was the first meeting since the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were approved by the United … Continue reading Over 50 countries developing new approach to ending poverty more

Armenia Launches National Multidimensional Poverty Measure

On 7 November, 2016, Armenia announced the launch of a national Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) in Yerevan. The measure was released as part of the annual “[...] more

Measuring Global Poverty: Atkinson Report Launch 4 November 2016 Characterised by Honesty

  In 2013, the World Bank Group announced two defining goals to guide development work: to end extreme poverty by 2030 and to boost shared prosperity in every country. Later, in 2015, UN...
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New: Atkinson Commission Report ‘Monitoring Global Poverty’

The World Bank has this week published a major new report entitled Monitoring Global...
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