2016 Annual Meeting of the MPPN in Mexico
Participants from 50 countries and international agencies will meet in the 4th Annual Meeting of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) on the 8 and 9 of November, 2016, in Acapulco, Mexico. This conference is an opportunity for sharing experiences on multidimensional poverty measurement among a growing network of countries and experts from around the world.
This 4th Annual Meeting will seek to engage countries in reflections on how to tackle poverty in all its dimensions and to learn from experiences around the world in terms of multidimensional poverty measurement and use for effective policy design. Mexico will share in particular how it has institutionalized its national multidimensional poverty measure, which is based on a human rights framework, and also how it shares its metrics openly and swiftly with many levels of government and with other actors. Countries will provide updates on their measurement design or trends and/or how their measures are being used for policy.
Participants will also discuss the road ahead regarding the opportunities and challenges of the indicators for the Sustainable Development Goals and the different options for countries in tracking their progress.
The MPPN is a South-South initiative coordinated by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), who acts as the Secretariat of the Network. The MPPN supports policymakers to develop more effective poverty eradication efforts, grounded in multidimensional poverty measures.
This conference is hosted by the Government of Mexico and organized by the National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy (Coneval) of Mexico, the Secretary of Planning, Evaluation and Regional Development (Sedesol) of Mexico and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI).
There will be six Plenary Sessions during the 4th Annual Meeting of the MPPN.
- Sharing of Practice on Multidimensional Poverty Measurement. Parts 1 and 2
These sessions will provide the opportunity for countries to present their own experiences on multidimensional poverty measurement, discuss how their measures were constructed and how they are used in practice for poverty eradication.
- Sharing of Practice on Multidimensional Poverty Measurement. Part 3
Countries will present certain policy implementations of MPI in slightly greater detail, allowing time for interchange and Q/A, and OPHI will present the 2016 Global MPI and future plans.
- Round-Table Discussions with Mexican Public Officials
Representatives from various ministries of Mexico will discuss concrete strategies and programs that have been implemented to tackle poverty in all its dimensions. Mexico’s Ministers of Agriculture, Health, Education and Social Development, as well as the Director of CONEVAL will participate in the discussion.
- The SDGs target indicators and the windows they open: ending poverty in all its dimensions
This session will discuss the road ahead regarding the opportunities and challenges of the SDGs indicators and the different options for countries.
- Closing ceremony
Venue: Mundo Imperial Hotel, Acapulco, México
Date: 8-9 November, 2016. On the 7th there will be pre-conference events.
Agenda (English, Spanish)
Concept Note (English, Spanish)
Press Release (coming soon)
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