Poverty research by OPHI wins Oxford prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize

The University of Oxford is among 22 UK educational institutions announced as winners of The Queen’s Anniversary Prizes for research carried out by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI). Her Majesty The Queen approved the award of The … Continue reading Poverty research by OPHI wins Oxford prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize more

High-Level Side Event at the 74th United Nations General Assembly during the SDG Summit

Call for action: Using multidimensional poverty indices to lead progress in the SDGs 25 September 2019, 8am-9.45am EDT, CR 1, UNHQ, New York Agenda      Video        Photos On 25 September at the UN Headquarters in New York, … Continue reading High-Level Side Event at the 74th United Nations General Assembly during the SDG Summit more

The 2019 Cohort Completes their Training at the OPHI Summer School in Mexico City

27 August 2019 – The 2019 cohort of the OPHI Summer School has just completed an intensive two-week training in multidimensional poverty measurement. The OPHI Summer School is an annual course led by OPHI Director Sabina Alkire and the OPHI … Continue reading The 2019 Cohort Completes their Training at the OPHI Summer School in Mexico City more

MPPN and OPHI to Co-Host Side Event with Costa Rica at 74th Session of UN General Assembly

High-Level Side Event at the UN General Assembly Call for action: Using multidimensional poverty indices to lead progress in the SDGs. Wednesday 25th...
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Handbook launched to guide countries in building a national MPI

On July 18, 2019 OPHI from the University of Oxford and the United National Development Programme (UNDP) launched a handbook entitled How to Build a National Multidimensional Poverty...
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Global MPI 2019 launches in New York

17 July 2019 - The 2019 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) was launched today in New York during the High-Level Political Forum of the UN. The global MPI 2019 offers a tool to make...
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OPHI and UNDP to launch two joint publications at this year’s HLPF

OPHI will be launching two substantive publications at the margins of the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) at the UNHQ this year. Both were the product of an enriching collaboration with the...
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MPPN closes successfully in Seychelles

The 7th annual meeting of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network took place in Seychelles 1–3 July with the participation of more than 25 countries and 6 agencies. During the...
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Seychelles launches pilot MPI with President Danny Faure in attendance

On 1 July, 2019, Seychelles officially launched the report of its pilot national Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI). The pilot MPI uses data from the Quarterly Labour Force Survey to develop an...
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