2019 General Events – Archive

MPPN and OPHI Co-Hosted Side Event with Costa Rica at 74th Session of UN General Assembly
Start Date: 25 Sep 2019
End Date: 25 Sep 2019
Location: New York
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Brief Description: High-Level Side Event at the UN General Assembly Call for action: Using multidimensional poverty indices to lead progress in the SDGs Wednesday 25th September 2019, 8:00am, Conference Room 1, UNHQ, New York. Hosted by the President of Costa Rica H.E. … Continue reading MPPN and OPHI Co-Hosted Side Event with Costa Rica at 74th Session of UN General Assembly

OPHI Summer School 2019
Start Date: 12 Aug 2019
End Date: 24 Aug 2019
Location: Mexico City
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Brief Description:     Organised by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative(OPHI), University of Oxford, the Summer School was held with the support of CONEVAL at their headquarters in Mexico City, Mexico, 12th – 24th August 2019. The purpose of this intensive Summer … Continue reading OPHI Summer School 2019

Poverty and shared prosperity 2018: piecing together the poverty puzzle
Start Date: 14 May 2019
End Date: 14 May 2019
Location: Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB
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Brief Description: We were delighted to welcome two senior Economists from the World Bank, Dr Maria Ana Lugo, a former post-doctoral student at OPHI, and Dr Dean Jolliffe, who gave a presentation entitled: ‘Poverty and shared prosperity 2018: piecing together the poverty puzzle’ … Continue reading Poverty and shared prosperity 2018: piecing together the poverty puzzle

Juan Manuel Santos, former President of Colombia, in conversation
Start Date: 08 May 2019
End Date: 08 May 2019
Location: Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB
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Brief Description: We were delighted to welcome back the former President of Colombia and Nobel Peace Prize laureate for a distinguished public event ‘In Conversation with Juan Manuel Santos’ on Wednesday 8 May at the Blavatnik School of Government in Oxford. In conversation with … Continue reading Juan Manuel Santos, former President of Colombia, in conversation

Visiting Fellow discusses parental absence in rural China
Start Date: 07 May 2019
End Date: 07 May 2019
Location: Oxford
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Brief Description: Professor Yexin Zhou, Visiting Fellow, OPHI  gave a seminar on ‘Parental absence and preference development in left-behind children: an experimental study in rural China’ on Tuesday 7 May, 17:00-18:00, in Seminar Rm 2, Queen Elizabeth House,  3 Mansfield Road OX1 3TB. China … Continue reading Visiting Fellow discusses parental absence in rural China

Afghanistan launches its National Multidimensional Poverty Index (A-MPI)
Start Date: 31 Mar 2019
End Date: 31 Mar 2019
Location: Afghanistan
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Brief Description: On Sunday 31 March, the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan launched its first official national Afghanistan Multidimensional Poverty Index (A-MPI), which is equal to 0.272 and shows that 51.7 percent of people are multidimensionally poor. “The Multidimensional Poverty Index of Afghanistan … Continue reading Afghanistan launches its National Multidimensional Poverty Index (A-MPI)

Oxford University and OPHI Launch sOPHIa Oxford to Help Businesses Fight Poverty
Start Date: 26 Mar 2019
End Date: 26 Mar 2019
Location: Oxford
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Brief Description: sOPHIa Oxford, the University of Oxford’s first social enterprise spinout, will provide businesses with tools to measure and respond to poverty amongst their employees and their families, contractors, and in their supply chain. Building upon the work and experience of the Oxford … Continue reading Oxford University and OPHI Launch sOPHIa Oxford to Help Businesses Fight Poverty

Taller Regional de Medición de Pobreza Multidimensional (en español): Panamá, 25-29 marzo 2019
Start Date: 25 Mar 2019
End Date: 29 Mar 2019
Location: Panama
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Brief Description: El curso es organizado por la Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), Universidad de Oxford, y el Ministerio de Desarrollo Social de Panamá, con el apoyo del Programa de Desarrollo de las Naciones Unidas (PNUD). El taller regional se … Continue reading Taller Regional de Medición de Pobreza Multidimensional (en español): Panamá, 25-29 marzo 2019

OPHI and MPPN hosted a side Event at UN Statistical Commission 50th Session
Start Date: 05 Mar 2019
End Date: 05 Mar 2019
Location: New York
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Brief Description: On March 5, 2019, 1:15-2:30pm, the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) hosted a side event at the UN Statistical Commission at the UN Headquarters in New York. The theme of the side event was: “Multidimensional Poverty: Measurement for Action” The … Continue reading OPHI and MPPN hosted a side Event at UN Statistical Commission 50th Session

Two Distinguished Public Lectures on Bhutan's Democracy and Development
Start Date: 09 Jan 2019
End Date: 09 Jan 2019
Location: Sheldonian Theatre Oxford
With: His Excellency Dasho Tshering Tobgay former Prime Minister of Bhutan

Brief Description: Wednesday 9th January 2019, Sheldonian Theatre, University of Oxford, 2.30pm- 6.30pm The Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) is delighted to announce an afternoon of two Distinguished Public Lectures on Bhutan, by the Former Prime Minister of Bhutan, His … Continue reading Two Distinguished Public Lectures on Bhutan’s Democracy and Development