Exchanging Experiences, Expanding Opportunities


By Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
OPHI has just launched two publications on the Children’s Multidimensional Poverty (OPHI Briefing 46) and the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2017 (OPHI 47).  It is the... read more
By Acosta, Pablo A., Almeida, Rita, Gindling Thomas, Lao Pena, Christine.
This reports analyzes the current trends of public spending in the social sector of the six Central American countries - Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras,... read more
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... read more
By Claudia González
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... read more
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... read more
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How can we improve global poverty measures?
Apr 21, 2016
Published by the Center for Global Development, the working paper "Toward Better Global Poverty Measures" presents a more coherent and detailed method for measuring...
Commitment to Equity (CEQ)
Apr 21, 2016
CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor)
Apr 21, 2016
Consultancy Announcement: Economist at the FAO Social Protection Team
Apr 20, 2016
The FAO Social Protection Team (SOCPRO http://www.fao.org/economic/social-protection/en/) is spear-heading new work on strengthening coherence between agriculture and social...
Why it is important to foster the equity agenda in the region?
Apr 20, 2016
Nora Lustig discusses the main challenges and opportunities for the construction and consolidation of an equity agenda in the Americas. https://vimeo.com/161709942
OPHI Summer School on Multidimensional Poverty Analysis
Apr 19, 2016
COURSE: Organised by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), University of Oxford, in collaboration with the International Poverty Reduction Center in...
Social Security Programs in the Americas
Apr 19, 2016
Released in March 2016, "Social Security Programs Throughout the World: The Americas, 2016" presents the summary of social security programs of countries in Latin...
The "Five Evils" and Multidimensional Poverty
Apr 18, 2016
Poverty is not always solely defined by the amount of income one receives. Rather, it is multidimensional - for example, the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative...
Third Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development
Apr 18, 2016
BACKGROUND AND PRESENTATION Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development of the Americas will gather in Asuncion, Paraguay, on July 13, 2016 on the occasion of the...
Social Protection Brief - European Association of Development Research and...
Apr 15, 2016
This is the 8th edition of our Social Protection Brief with the latest news on conferences, seminars and research papers. http://socialprotectionet.org/sites/default/files/...
Call for Expressions of Interest -> Innovations for Poverty Action |...
Apr 14, 2016
Call for Expressions of Interest  Innovations for Poverty Action | Financial Inclusion Program Financial Services for the Poor Initiative The Financial Inclusion Program at...
IASPD 14 - "Fiscal Policy as a mechanism to combat inequality: The...
Apr 13, 2016
    FISCAL POLICY AS A MECHANISM TO COMBAT INEQUALITY: CASE IN BRAZIL AND GUATEMALA  The webinar was led by Estaurdo Moran – Commitment to Equity (CEQ) – and Rodrigo Orair...
IASPN Digest April 7, 2016
Apr 07, 2016
OAS addresses social development topics: experiences to reduce poverty and promote social inclusion with equity In the framework of the Meeting of the Inter-American...
Paraguay to Host Third Meeting of Ministers of Social Development of the...
Mar 31, 2016
Ministers and high authorities of social development of the Americas will gather in Asunción, Paraguay on July 13 and 14 at a hemispheric meeting whose theme will be: “Equity...
OAS addresses social development topics: experiences to reduce poverty and...
Mar 31, 2016
On Tuesday, March 29th the Regular Meeting of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) was held to discuss “Social Development, experiences to reduce...