Sierra Leone becomes the next African country to launch its own national MPI

May 14, 2019 – Sierra Leone launches its official national Multidimensional Poverty Index (SL-MPI) today. It joins the steadily growing number of countries in Africa and around the world that use multidimensional poverty indices to inform policies designed to eradicate … Continue reading Sierra Leone becomes the next African country to launch its own national MPI more

Juan Manuel Santos, former President of Colombia, in conversation

We were delighted to welcome back the former President of Colombia and Nobel Peace Prize laureate for a distinguished public event ‘In Conversation with Juan Manuel Santos’ on Wednesday 8 May at the Blavatnik School of Government in Oxford. In conversation with … Continue reading Juan Manuel Santos, former President of Colombia, in conversation more

New issue of ‘Dimensions’ is out

The April issue of Dimensions is out! This magazine is produced by the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) for readers interested in multidimensional poverty. The MPPN provides south-south dialogue, capacity building and access to a repository of experiences and lessons … Continue reading New issue of ‘Dimensions’ is out more

Afghanistan launches its National Multidimensional Poverty Index (A-MPI)

On Sunday 31 March, the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan launched its first official national Afghanistan Multidimensional Poverty Index (A-MPI), which is equal to 0.272 and shows that 51.7 percent...
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Oxford University and OPHI Launch sOPHIa Oxford to Help Businesses Fight Poverty

sOPHIa Oxford, the University of Oxford’s first social enterprise spinout, will provide businesses with tools to measure and respond to poverty amongst...
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OPHI and MPPN hosted a Side Event at UN Statistical Commission 50th Session on 5 March 2019

On 5th March 2019, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) and the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) hosted a side event at the [...] more

OPHI Summer School 2019, Dates Announced for Mexico City

2019 OPHI Summer School: Multidimensional Poverty Measurement & Analysis. The summer school is led by OPHI Director Sabina Alkire and the OPHI team, and will be held with the support of...
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Taller Regional de Medición de Pobreza Multidimensional (en español): Panamá, 25-29 marzo 2019

La fecha de aplicación para el Taller ha sido extendida hasta el 25 de enero de 2019. El curso es organizado por la Oxford Poverty and Human Development...
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Two Distinguished Lectures on Bhutan: The Land of the Thunder Dragon and Gross National Happiness

Wednesday 9th January 2019, Sheldonian Theatre, University of Oxford, 3.00pm- 6.30pm The Oxford Poverty and...
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