On March 14th, the full Cabinet of Panama, presided by President Juan Carlos Varela, approved an innovative Plan called Panama For All: Zero Poverty. The plan includes finalizing the National Multidimensional Poverty Index to have ready to launch officially at the end of June.
The Armenia Multidimensional Poverty Index was launched by the National Statistics Service in Armenia along with the World Bank as part of the annual report “Social Panorama and Poverty in Armenia”. The selection of MPI dimensions was based on a series of consultations with key stakeholders. The index considers the following dimensions: basic needs, housing, education, work and health.
The Mexican Agency for International Cooperation for Development (AMEXCID), with the support of the Multidimensional Poverty Network, organized the session “Multidimensional Poverty: Southern Experiences” as part of the Second High-Level Meeting of the World Development Association (Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation) in Nairobi, Kenya.