Two SIDS launch national multidimensional poverty indices

8 June 2020 – Two small island developing states (SIDS) have launched their first official national multidimensional poverty indices (MPI) within a month of each other and in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Seychelles and Maldives join the Dominican … Continue reading Two SIDS launch national multidimensional poverty indices more

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)

The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for research carried out by the Oxford Poverty...
[...] more

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,...
[...] more

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...
[...] more

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...
[...] 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...
[...] more