2017 Annual MPPN Meeting in China

26 September, 2017

Representatives from 15 countries and several international organizations were in China to participate in the fifth Annual Meeting of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN). This event was hosted by the International Poverty Reduction Centre in China (IPRCC) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative and it took place from 9th to 11th October, 2017.

Important Info:

Venue: International Conference Centre of Beijing, China
Date: 9 to 11, October, 2017

On the first day of the meeting, Ministers of the MPPN joined other speakers and the Vice Premier of China in substantive presentations on strategies to end poverty in its many dimensions as part of the Global Poverty Reduction and Development Forum.

On the 10th and 11th, Ministers from Colombia, Mexico, and South Africa, Vice Ministers or similar from Chile, Indonesia, Panama, and the Seychelles, Heads of Statistics or similar agencies from Morocco, Pakistan, South Africa, Tunisia and Uganda, Deputy Heads of Statistics or similar from Cameroon, Malaysia, plus agencies: ESCWA, SESRIC, SIDA, UNDP, FAO and UNICEF, a Provincial level representative from Pakistan and delegations from Seychelles and South Africa shared their experiences on multidimensional poverty measures.

The meeting objective was to activate an intensive two-way South-South exchange by which each participant can both share their knowledge and gain advice that is pertinent to their work, so that each person leaves more equipped and motivated to act within their professional capacity to fight multidimensional poverty.

The MPPN is a South-South initiative that supports policymakers to develop more effective poverty eradication efforts, grounded in multidimensional poverty measures. The Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) is the Secretariat of the MPPN.


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