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 should read it. more

Sabina Alkire to give the UNU-WIDER Annual Lecture in Helsinki

The United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) has asked OPHI Director Sabina Alkire to deliver the 21st WIDER Annual Lecture on 24 October, 2017. The Institute’s flagship lecture presents the analysis of an eminent scholar or … Continue reading Sabina Alkire to give the UNU-WIDER Annual Lecture in Helsinki more

5th MPPN Annual Meeting in Beijing, China

The 5th Annual Meeting of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN), held in Beijing China from 9-11 October 2017, was hosted by the International Poverty Reduction Centre in China (IPRCC) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), with … Continue reading 5th MPPN Annual Meeting in Beijing, China 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...
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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

Using the Multidimensional Poverty Index to Track Progress in the SDGs

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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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