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Presentations from the MPPN Meeting 2017

 

Final Communiqué                             Agenda                            Concept Note

 

Ministers and senior officials met to discuss progress on Multidimensional Poverty measurement and reduction. The meeting was rich and fruitful including panels on MPI design, national experiences, coordination and budget allocation, the MPI in the SDGs era, and the role of international agencies.

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.

 

Opening Remarks

Dr Tan Weiping, Deputy Director General, IPRCC
– Piero Conforti, Senior Statistician, FAO
– Gonzalo Hernandez Licona, Executive Secretary, CONEVAL, Mexico
– Nicholas Rosellini, UN Resident Coordinator and the UNDP representative in China

 

Introduction

Sabina Alkire, Director, OPHI

 

Keynote Speakers

– Wang Pingping, National Bureau of Statistics
– Gonzalo Hernandez Licona, Executive Secretary, CONEVAL, Mexico
– Pali Lehohla, Statistician General, Statistics South Africa

 

In Depth I: Designing an MPI: a Technical, Political, Communications Exercise

President Ernesto Peña Nieto, Mexico (by video)
Heidi Berner, Vice Minister, Ministry of Social Development, Chile
– Aman Ullah, Chief Economist, Planning and Development Department, Province of Punjab, Pakistan
Nemesio Roys, Director, Department of Social Prosperity, Colombia (by video)
Adriana Conconi, Technical Outreach Director, OPHI

 

In Depth II: Coordination and Budget Allocation

Edgar Ramirez Medina, General Director of Analysis and Prospective, SEDESOL, Mexico
Michelle Muschett, Vice Minister, Ministry of Social Development, Panama
President Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia (by video)
Vice President Ana Helena Chacon, Costa Rica (by video)

 

In Depth III: New Openings and Opportunities in the Era of the SDGs

Marin Evans, Child Poverty Specialist, UNICEF
Elina Scheja, Lead Economist, Sida
Ayodele Odusola, Chief of Strategy and Analysis, UNDP
Pascual Gerstenfeld, Director of Statistics Division, ECLAC

 

Sharing National Experiences in Building an MPI

– Muhamad B. Idris, Director of the Income Distribution Section of the Economic Planning Unit, Malaysia
– James Muwonge, Director of Socioeconomic Surveys, Uganda Bureau of Statistics
Marie-Josee Bonne, Principal Secretary, Family Affairs, Seychelles
– Anna Mwasha, Director, Poverty Eradication Department, Tanzania

 

Other Sessions

– OPHI and IPRCC China’s Accurate Poverty Targeting Intervention
– Piero Conforti, Senior Statistician, FAO
– Adriana Conconi, Technical Outreach Director, OPHI Handbook on Creating National MPIs
Felipe Roa Clavijo, Policy and Communications Assistant, OPHI Dimensions and Policy Briefings
– Felipe Roa-Clavijo, Policy and Communications Assistant, OPHI Communicating the MPI: Examples and Insights
– Jiao Meng, International Cooperation Director, China Internet Information Centre, South South Network of IPRCC China’s Model of Knowledge Sharing
– Bathabile Dlamini, Minister of Social Development, South Africa South Africa 2018: MPPN Meetings – Motivation, Format, and Context

 

More information:

Final Communiqué
Agenda
Concept Note

Annual Meeting MPI