The Covid-19 has posed unprecedented challenges to all levels of society. As it has been highlighted, there will be many more ‘new poor’ or ‘differently poor’ people as a result of Covid-19. This virus is already exacerbating inequalities in society globally in ways perhaps that we had not predicted. This webinar will feature responses to the Pandemic. It will highlight the case the Statistical Office of Colombia and it will present the Vulnerability Index developed at the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative.
The webinar will take place in English at 13:00 (BST + 1) and Spanish at 20:00 (BST +1)
Juan Daniel Oviedo – Director of the National Statistic Office. Colombia
Sabina Alkire – Director. Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative. University of Oxford
Monica Pinilla – Co-Director of Metrics and Policy. Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative. University of Oxford
Gonzalo Hernandez Licona. Executive Director of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network.
Opening Remarks by Gonzalo Hernandez Licona. Executive director of the MPPN
Presentation by Sabina Alkire and Monica Pinilla – Vulnerability Index in response to the Covid-19 Pandemic
Presentation by Juan Daniel Oviedo – Colombia’s response to the Covid-19 Pandemic
Final remarks. Gonzalo Hernandez Licona