Save the date for Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network Side-Event at UNSC

1 February, 2021

Multidimensional Poverty Indices: An SDG Indicator, an Official Statistic, and a Policy Tool

Thursday, 25th February 2021, 9:00AM New York Time


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The Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) is pleased to announce our High-Level Side-Event at the UN Statistical Commission which will take place on Thursday, 25th February 2021 at 9:00AM New York time on Zoom. The event 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.

The event will take place virtually on Zoom. Please register here for the Thursday, 25th February 2021 side event.

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