OPHI gives keynote speech at poverty conference in Tunisia

OPHI Research Associate John Hammock was one of the keynote speakers at an Open Source Conference on ‘Revolution against Poverty’ held in Tunisia in November.

The conference, which was held to collect ideas on reducing poverty to feed into a national dialogue, took place in Tunis and was sponsored by the Office of the Presidency of the Republic’s ‘Initiatives solidaires‘. Topics discussed included ‘Income poverty measurement’ and ‘What is key to the measurement of poverty?’. You can read a report on the conference in French which includes a French translation of the presentation Hammock gave.

While he was in Tunisia, Hammock also held talks with the Minister of Regional Development and Planning, together with the Resident Representative of UNDP.