High-Level Side-Event at 52nd Session of the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC)

The Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) is pleased to announce a high-level Side-Event at the 52nd session of the UN Statistical Commission on Thursday, 25th February 2021 at 9.00am, New York time, on Zoom.

Open to all, the event ‘Multidimensional Poverty Indices: An SDG Indicator, an Official Statistic, and a Policy Tool’ will be chaired by Mr Risenga Maluleke, Statistician General of South Africa.

Multidimensional Poverty Indices (MPIs) are widely used to measure and fight poverty in all its dimensions. In this session, statisticians will share how they are using MPIs to coordinate poverty eradication policies, track progress towards the SDGs, and target the most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Details on speakers to follow soon.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact mppn@qeh.ox.ac.uk.

Online registration for the 25th February Side-Event