High-Level MPPN Side Event at the 75th UN General Assembly. Poverty at a Crossroad: Using Leadership and the Multidimensional Poverty Index to Build Back Better

Save the Date for this year’s High-Level Side Event ‘Poverty at a Crossroad: Using Leadership and the Multidimensional Poverty Index to Build Back Better’ at the 75th UN General Assembly.

The online event will take place on Thursday 24th September at 09:00 (New York).

Hosted by the Government of Chile on behalf of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN), the event will convene global leaders with a demonstrated commitment to address the multidimensional effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the lives of people living in multidimensional poverty. It will introduce innovative uses of MPIs as a policy tools during the crisis to drive efficiency, targeting, and coordination for the response agenda. It will finally make a collective call for collaboration to turn the corner on poverty during this tragic pandemic and recession, by creatively redefining policies that are implemented aiming to reduce poverty in all its dimensions.

Speaker list and registration link TBC. For more information, please email mppn@qeh.ox.ac.uk