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Last call to register for the MOOC "Designing a Multidimensional Poverty Index"

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Last call to register for the MOOC "Designing a Multidimensional Poverty Index"

Are you interested in designing a comprehensive measure to capture the many deprivations faced by the poor? Would you like to gain an understanding of the normative choices and technical requirements of multidimensional poverty measurement? Do you want to access more tools to monitor, analyze and report progress in reducing multidimensional poverty at national and local levels?

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), Oxford University are offering a FREE five-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) "Designing a Multidimensional Poverty Index." The course will be facilitated in English and will run from 16 March 2020 to 17 April 2020. The course is aimed at technicians and politicians who are engaged in developing national and subnational MPIs but is open to everyone.

Register here: https://learningfornature.org/en/courses/designing-a-multidimensional-poverty-index/

MOOC highlights and outcomes:

  • Gain hands-on tools to develop a comprehensive measure capturing the many deprivations faced by the poor 
  • Interact with experts who are actively engaged in developing national and subnational MPIs
  • Join the Community-of-Practice committed to ending multidimensional poverty
  • Take a deep dive into rich learning materials
  • Receive a certificate of completion from premier international development institutions

Learning objectives:

By the time the course in completed, you will be able to:

  • Understand the steps involved in developing a robust Multidimensional Poverty Index 
  • Examine the normative choices and technical requirements of multidimensional poverty measurement
  • Understand the key aspects of stakeholder engagement in designing and using an MPI 
  • Monitor, analyze and report progress in reducing multidimensional poverty at national and local levels, in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

The course starts on 16 March 2020!

Don’t delay! Click here to register today.

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