2014 General Events – Archive

Special Side-Event at the 69th UN General Assembly
Start Date: 25 Sep 2014
End Date: 25 Sep 2014
Location: Conference Room 1, UN Headquarters, New York

Brief Description: Facebook & Twitter #MPI2015+ #UNGA Governments call on UN to adopt a new global multidimensional poverty measure Outcomes of special side-event at the 69th UN General Assembly, 25 September 2014 “Universal Multidimensional Poverty Measurement for the Effective Implementation of the … Continue reading Special Side-Event at the 69th UN General Assembly

Launch of the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2014
Start Date: 16 Jun 2014
End Date: 16 Jun 2014
Location: Overseas Development Institute, London
With: OPHI’s Sabina Alkire, Adriana Conconi, Suman Seth and Ana Vaz, co-authors of this year’s MPI outputs; Amina Mohammed, Special Advisor to the Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development Planning (video contribution); Kevin Watkins, Executive Director at the ODI; James Foster, OPHI Research Associate and Professor of Economics and International Affairs at The Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University.

Brief Description: OPHI will launch the Global MPI 2014 at an event titled 'Tackling Poverty: How multidimensional poverty measurement reveals who is poor, how they are poor and where poverty has fallen', to be held at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI).