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OPHI has just launched two publications on the Children’s Multidimensional Poverty (OPHI Briefing 46) and the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2017 (OPHI 47).

The new edition of Social Panorama of Latin America by the Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean addresses the issue of social inequality, seen as a fundamental challenge and obstacle to sustainable development.

We cordially invite the Ministries and High Authorities of Social Development to present applications in the category of Innovation in Social Inclusion in the V Edition of the Inter-American Award on Innovation for Effective Public Management-PIGEP (for its acronym in Spanish) Edition of 2017.

Graduation Workshop and Field Visit

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), Trickle Up and Fundación Capital, in partnership with PROSPERA Programa de Inclusión Social, and with the support of the Ford Foundation and the International Development Research Center (IDRC), are jointly convening an invitation-only Graduation Field Visit and Workshop on June 13-14, 2017 to share the progress of the Mexican Graduation Pilot and exchange lessons learnt and future plans related to the adaptation of the Graduation model to public policy in Latin America.

Date/Time:
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 09:00 to Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 14:00

On April 28, 2017, the Department of Social Inclusion of the Secretariat for Access to Rights and Equity of the OAS launched through a Webinar the publication "Equity and Social Inclusion: Overcoming Inequalities towards More Inclusive Societies."

Between March 13 and 18, 2017, the Multidimensional Poverty Measurement Workshop: Impact on Social Policy will be held at the Universidad of Los Andes, in Bogota, Colombia.

Committed to achieving inclusive development, with equality and sustainability, which prioritize the full exercise of the rights of the citizens of the Americas, the Ge

This paper explores a novel way to analyse poverty dynamics that are specific to certain measures of multidimensional poverty, such as the “adjusted headcount ratio” proposed by Alkire and Foster (2011a).

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