Global MPI 2018 results to be launched on 20 September in New York

The launch of the updated global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) data will take place on 20 September 2018 in New York. Confirmed speakers include UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner, Nobel Laureate; Angus Deaton, Nobel Laureate in Economics; Sabina Alkire, Director, OPHI; Akihiko Nishio, Acting … Continue reading Global MPI 2018 results to be launched on 20 September in New York more

Side Event at UNGA to consider how the MPI can be used to guide polices to eradicate poverty

The Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) will organise in a High-Level Side Event at the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 73) on 25 September 2018 at UN Headquarters in New York. The event, hosted by the government … Continue reading Side Event at UNGA to consider how the MPI can be used to guide polices to eradicate poverty more

MPPN meeting to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa

We are very pleased to announce that the 6thHigh Level MPPN Annual Meeting will be held 30 October – 1 November in Johannesburg, South Africa. The meeting will be generously hosted by Statistics South Africa with support from the Department of Social Development and the Oxford Poverty … Continue reading MPPN meeting to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa more

OPHI Summer School 2018 closes in Oxford

The OPHI Summer School 2018 was held at the Department of International Development at the University of Oxford in Oxford, England from 16-27 July...
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Dimensions’ Special Issue on OPHI 10th Anniversary

We announced a  new edition of Dimensions magazine  to celebrate OPHI's 10-year anniversary, in June 2018. In this issue we published...
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Open consultation for the revised Global MPI

Early in 2018, the United Nations Development Programme’s Human Development Report Office (HDRO) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) agreed to adjust and unify their...
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Side event at UN statistical commission shows how MPI can break silos of poverty

On 7 March, 2018, the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) hosted a side event at the 49th United Nations Statistical Commission on “Disaggregating the Multidimensional...
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HDRO and OPHI unify global multidimensional poverty measures to better monitor progress on SDGs

Early in 2018, the United Nations Development Program’s Human Development Report Office (HDRO) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) agreed to adjust and unify their...
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New data show 48% of people in Angola are poor

The latest update of the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index has revealed new insights into poverty worldwide. New...
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