Live Stream: Addressing the Hidden Dimensions of Poverty

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To improve the global understanding of multidimensional poverty, ATD Fourth World, together with researchers from Oxford University, launched in 2016 an international research project in six countries (Bangladesh, Bolivia, France, Tanzania, the United Kingdom and the United States) to identify the key dimensions of poverty and their relationships.

Program

9:00 Arrival and coffee
9:15 Welcome: Martine Durand, OECD Chief Statistician and Director of Statistics and Data
9:20 Opening address: Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General
9:30 Keynote address: “The art of ignoring the poor” Baroness Ruth Lister, CBE, FBA, Emeritus Professor of Social Policy
9:50 Short video: “The international participatory research on the dimensions of poverty”
10:00 Key findings of the international participatory research on the dimensions of poverty. Presentation by the members from the National Research Teams and the International Coordination Team
10:35 Panel: “How does this research challenge the way poverty is measured? What is the way forward?”
The panel will be followed by a Q&A with participants and external participants following online.
11:35 Coffee break
12:00 Panel: “How does this research challenge the way poverty is addressed? What is the way forward?”
The panel will be followed by a Q&A with participants and external participants following online.
13:15 Lunch
14:30 Parallel sessions: Each parallel session will be facilitated by representatives from ATD Fourth World and an academic or practitioner from another institution.
Parallel session 1: How should we measure the hidden dimensions of poverty?
Parallel session 2: What are the methodological and epistemological innovations of the project compared with other participatory approaches?
Parallel session 3: What are the implications of this research for public agencies and government actors?
Parallel session 4: What are the implications of this project for civil society organisations?
Parallel session 5: Poverty as defined by children and elders: evidence from Bangladesh and Tanzania
16:30 Coffee break
17:00 Reporting on parallel sessions in plenary by rapporteurs
17:35 Wrapping up remarks on the main outcomes of the day: Gael Giraud, Chief Economist, Agence Française de Développement
17:50 Conclusion:
Isabelle Pypaert Perrin, Director General, ATD Fourth World
18:00 End of conference

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