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 September 2019, 8:00am Conference Room 1, UNHQ, New York Hosted by the President of Costa Rica, H.E. … Continue reading MPPN and OPHI to Co-Host Side Event with Costa Rica at 74th Session of UN General Assembly more

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 Index (MPI): Using the MPI to inform the SDGs  at a Side … Continue reading Handbook launched to guide countries in building a national MPI more

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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Seychelles to host the 7th Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network Annual Meeting this July

The 7th Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network Annual Meeting will be held from 1-3 July in Mahe, Seychelles. The Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) is a global network of...
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Sierra Leone becomes the next African country to launch its own national MPI

14 May 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...
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