Date: Wednesday, 17 July 2019Time: 1:30-3pm; Registration begins at 1:15pmLocation: Japan Society, 333 E 47th St, New York (located on E 47th St between 1st and 2nd Ave)
Please join us on 17 July for a High-Level event hosted by UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner.
The presentation of key findings of the 2019 global MPI will be followed by a high-level discussion of trends in multidimensional poverty and inequality among the poor.
1:15 pm Arrival of guests
1:30 pm Presentation of the 2019 global MPI results• Welcome remarks by Pedro Conceiçao, Director of the Human Development Report Office at UNDP • Opening remarks by Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator • Presentation of key findings by Sabina Alkire, Director of the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
• Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator • Nabeela Tunis, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation, Sierra Leone • Gonzalo Hernández Licona, Executive Secretary, CONEVAL • Haishan Fu, Director of the Development Data Group, World Bank • Sabina Alkire, Director of OPHI
Q&A open to the public
The launch will also be livestreamed at hdr.undp.org