Note on the COVID-19 pandemic to colleagues working on multidimensional poverty

As we are all aware, the COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting our lives and changing how we operate, personally and professionally. At OPHI we are starkly conscious of how important energetic, effective, and swift work to redress poverty is and will … Continue reading Note on the COVID-19 pandemic to colleagues working on multidimensional poverty more

UN Statistical Commission 51st Session – MPPN Side Event 2020

On 5 March 2020, the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) hosted a side event at the 51st United Nations Statistical Commission entitled ‘Using a Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) to coordinate policies and achieve SDGs’. It was standing-room only as statisticians … Continue reading UN Statistical Commission 51st Session – MPPN Side Event 2020 more

MOOC Course: Designing a Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)

Register for our free online course with UNDP on Designing a Multidimensional Poverty Index 21 February 2020 – OPHI is delighted to launch its first Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) entitled ‘Designing a Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)’ next month. The … Continue reading MOOC Course: Designing a Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) more

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

20 Feb 2020 – The University of Oxford has been awarded The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for research carried out by the Oxford Poverty...
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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,...
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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...
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MPPN and OPHI Co-Hosted 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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