Posts del February, 2018

MPPN Side Event at UN Statistical Commission 2018

Publicado el: February 22nd, 2018 Por MPPN

The event will be chaired by Pali Lehohla, Former Statistician General of South Africa and MPPN Steering Committee member. Confirmed speakers include Lisa Grace Bersales, National Statistician of the Philippines; Suman Raj Aryal, Director General of the Central Bureau of Statistics for Nepal; Reinaldo Cervantes, Executive Director, National Institute of Statistics, Ecuador; Dr. Abdella Zidan, Chairman of the Bureau of Statistics and Census for Libya;  Risenga Maluleke, Statistician General of South Africa;  Albina Chuwa, Director General of the National Bureau of Statistics of Tanzania; Hedi Saidi, Director General of the National Institute of Statistics of Tunisia; Ivan Murenzi, Deputy Director, National Institute of Statistics, Rwanda; Rasha Saied, Statistician, Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics, Egypt; Angélica M. Palma Robayo, Coord of Tech Cooperation, DANE, Colombia; and James Foster, Professor of Economics and International Affairs at The Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University.

Also Selim Jahan, Director, Human Development Report Office, UNDP; Haishan Fu, Director of the Data Group, World Bank; Pascual Gerstenfeld, Director, Statistics Division, UN-ECLAC; Marwan Khawaja, Chief, Demographic & Social Stats, UN-ESCWA; and Sabina Alkire, Director, OPHI & Secretariat of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN).

As in previous years, this side event will provide an opportunity for leading statisticians and MPPN members at the forefront of innovations in poverty measurement to discuss and share their experiences using multidimensional poverty measures.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP to with your name and job title. Please note: as the event will be held at UN Headquarters, it is unfortunately only accessible to those who have a UN security pass. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Agenda is available here.

Also see:

UNSC 48th MPPN Side Event ‘Measuring the interconnected dimensions of poverty to energize policy’

UNSC 47th MPPN Side Event

UNSC 46th MPPN Side Event

Central American Ambassadors visited OPHI

Publicado el: February 13th, 2018 Por MPPN

Guatemala has just embarked officially on its process and Belize has had initial conversations with OPHI about elaborating a national MPI.

OPHI praised the leadership of this region at the global level –within the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network, in the reporting of their National MPI results to the UN and in advocating for the MPI as a tool to measure poverty within the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.


Costa Rica co-organized a roundtable on middle income countries at the UN

Publicado el: February 12th, 2018 Por MPPN