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
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
The Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) High-Level Side Event at the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 73) video is available here.
On 20 September at UN Headquarters in New York, the 2018 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (global MPI) results were launched. The [...] more
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...[...] more
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.
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,
We are very pleased to announce that the 6th
High Level MPPN Annual Meeting will be held 30 October – 1 November in Johannesburg, South Africa. The meeting will be generously...[...] more
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...[...] more