UN Statistical Commission Side Event 2021

25 February 2021

Multidimensional Poverty Indices: An SDG Indicator, an Official Statistic, and a Policy Tool MPPN Side Event at the 52nd UN Statistical Commission in 2021.

Chair: Risenga Maluleke Statistician General, Statistics South Africa Steering Committee, Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN). 

Speaker Presentations: 

  • Hasibullah Mowahed, Deputy Director General, National Statistics and Information Authority, Afghanistan 
  • Mohammad Tajul Islam, Director General, Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics 
  • Samuel K. Annim, Government Statistician, Ghana Statistical Service 
  • Julio Santaella, President, National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI), Mexico 
  • Batdavaa Batmunkh, Chairman, National Statistics Office of Mongolia 
  • Alex Shimuafeni, Statistician-General and CEO, Namibia Statistics Agency 
  • Juan Daniel Oviedo, Director, National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE), Colombia 
  • Jawad Al-Saleh, Assistant of PCBS President for the Development of Statistical Affairs, Palestine Central Bureau of Statistics 
  • Jameson Ndawala, Director, Demography and Social Media Statistics, Malawi National Statistical Office 
  • Iván Mauricio Ojeda, National Director, National Institute for Statistics (INE) Paraguay 
  • Dennis S. Mapa, National Statistician, Philippine Statistics Authority 
  • Sylvia Meku, Director General, National Bureau of Statistics, Tanzania 
  • Nozipho Shabalala, Chief Director for Poverty and Inequality Statistics, Statistics South Africa 
  • Sabina Alkire, Director, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) 
  • Gonzalo Hernández Licona, Director, Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN)