OPHI takes part in workshop on inequality hosted by Government of Spain

OPHI Director Sabina Alkire was one of the speakers at a workshop in Salamanca on ‘Development with equality: Reducing inequality in middle-income countries’, which was hosted by the Government of Spain and supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

The meeting, which took place from 20-21 March 2014, brought together international experts to discuss ways of fighting inequality in middle-income countries. Other speakers included Rebeca Grynspan, Associate Administrator at UNDP; Olav Kjørven, Special Advisor to the UNDP Administrator on the Post2015 Development Agenda; and Gonzalo Robles, Secretary-General of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID).

The conference working sessions considered the rise of middle-income countries; metrics for measuring inequality; the development of policies to combat inequality; and the commitment of international institutions and the Government of Spain to the fight against inequality.

You can read the press release from the workshop here (English) and here (Spanish).