UNGA Side Event “Measuring and Tackling Poverty in All its Dimensions”

The discussion at the side event of the 71th UN General assembly last week was fast-paced and substantive. Minister Jeff Radebe of South Africa spoke about the restless commitment of policymakers to addressing poverty and the effort to “relegate poverty to the dustbin of history.” First Lady Ana García de Hernández of Honduras described the MPI as a methodologically robust instrument that can clarify the magnitude and complexity of poverty. President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia linked the use of a multidimensional measure to management and to sustaining the peace. more

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The UNGA 2016 High Level Side Event entitled “Measuring and Tackling Poverty in All Its Dimensions” (concept note) on 22 September 2016, provided cutting-edge updates on how countries are using measures of multidimensional poverty to advance the Sustainable Development Goals: … Continue reading Watch the video of UN Side Event: Measuring and Tackling Poverty in all its dimensions more

UNGA High-Level Side Event: Measuring and Tackling Poverty in All its Dimensions

OPHI is pleased to announce that it will once again be helping to organize a High-Level Side Event at the UN General Assembly, to be held 22 September 2016, 1:15pm-2:30pm, at the UN Headquarters, Conference Room 7. This event, entitled … Continue reading UNGA High-Level Side Event: Measuring and Tackling Poverty in All its Dimensions more

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