Global Positioning System for a better future – the 2021 global MPI launches

8 October 2021 – The findings of the 2021 global MPI report Unmasking disparities by ethnicity, caste and gender were discussed on 7 October at a high-level online event with an expert panel who linked the troubling analysis to policy … Continue reading Global Positioning System for a better future – the 2021 global MPI launches more

Two-thirds of the world’s poor have no educated females at home

7 October 2021 – Two-thirds of multidimensionally poor people – 836 million – live in households in which no girl or woman has completed at least six years of schooling according to a new report on global multidimensional poverty launched … Continue reading Two-thirds of the world’s poor have no educated females at home more

‘We no longer have to make policy blindly’, leaders reflect on poverty reduction at UNGA 76

Agenda for UNGA 76 side event Concept Note for UNGA 76 side event Video of UNGA 76 side event 24 September 2021 – The Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia … Continue reading ‘We no longer have to make policy blindly’, leaders reflect on poverty reduction at UNGA 76 more

Save the Date for Eighth MPPN Annual Meeting

The Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) is delighted to announce that the eighth MPPN Annual Meeting will be held virtually from 4th to 5th of...
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Paraguay launches a national MPI to leave no one behind

16 June 2021 – Last week, Paraguay launched an official national Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) to help guide its poverty reduction policies. According to the Paraguayan MPI, in 2020,...
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Namibia launches national MPI to guide poverty reduction

10 June 2021 – Namibia launches its official national Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) today to further inform and guide its poverty reduction strategies. It joins the growing number of...
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Ending energy poverty is vital for ending poverty globally

3 June 2021 - Today we launched a new report with The Rockefeller Foundation ‘Interlinkages between...
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OPHI introduces Executive Education to train leaders in using the MPI as a policy tool

20 May 2021 – OPHI is delighted to announce the introduction of OPHI Executive Education, a new stream of programmes designed to provide leaders of today with practical knowledge to lead poverty...
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Ibero-America recognises the importance of the Multidimensional Poverty Index as a key tool to strengthen governance in the region

7 May 2021 – Days after the approval of the [...] more