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

High-Level Side Event: Using the MPI to guide innovative policies to eradicate poverty in all its dimensions

This side event featured how countries are using multidimensional poverty metrics to fight the interlinked features of poverty in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including SDG1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere. High-level participants from 19 countries and international institutions shared their experiences developing and utilizing multidimensional poverty metrics to measure poverty and design policies to eradicate poverty and work towards achieving the SDGs. more

The Global MPI 2018 shows that India has made remarkable progress

India has reduced its poverty rate drastically from 55% to 28% in ten years. 271 million people moved out of poverty between 2005/6 and 2015/16. While progress has been remarkable, the country still has the largest number of people living … Continue reading The Global MPI 2018 shows that India has made remarkable progress more

Video! MPPN Side Event at UNGA 73

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2018 global MPI launched 20 September, revealing key poverty trends related to SDG1

On 20 September at UN Headquarters in New York, the 2018 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (global MPI) results were launched. The [...] 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, 11am-1pm, at...
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Half of world’s poor are children

The 2018 Multidimensional Poverty Index provides the most comprehensive view of the many ways in which 1.3 billion people worldwide experience poverty in their daily life. In...
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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 Achim Steiner, UNDP...
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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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