Multidimensional Poverty in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Commitment to Reducing Poverty in All Its Forms

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

This collaboration event between T20 Task Force 5 in collaboration with the Faculty of Economics and Business Universitas Indonesia and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) aims to bring together experts and academics in the field of multidimensional poverty, inequality and wellbeing, to find solutions to the challenges faced by G20 nations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As the culminating summit of a series of forums on inequality, human capital and wellbeing, this concluding side event seeks to generate the best solutions to address multidimensional poverty issues faced by G20 nations in the midst of COVID-19. Please join us for a fruitful discussion with global experts on multidimensional poverty issues to recover together and stronger as G20 nations.

Event Agenda

Keynote Policy Dialogue 1

  • Opening Speech:
    • Professor Ari Kuncoro (Rector, UI).
  • Keynote Address:
    • Professor Suahasil Nazara (Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance)
  • Policy Dialogue:
    • Dr Putu Geniki Natih (FEB UI & OPHI) (moderator)
    • Dr Teguh Dartanto (Dean, FEBUI)
    • Dr Asep Suryahadi (Lead Co-chair of TF5)
    • Professor Sabina Alkire (OPHI)

Parallel Panel Session 1

  • Panel 1: Multidimensional Poverty in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic
    • Niken Kusumawardhani, M.Sc (Coordinator of TF5, The SMERU Research Institute) (moderator)
    • Rizki Fillaili, M.A (Research Associate, The SMERU Research Institute)
    • Dr Elan Satriawan (Chief of Policy Team, TNP2K, TF5 Co-Chair)
    • Dr Usha Kanagaratnam (OPHI)
  • Panel 2: A Discussion on Business Sector Solutions to Ending Multidimensional Poverty
    • Dr Arief Wibisono Lubis (Vice Dean, FEB UI) (moderator)
    • Professor Rofikoh Rokhim (FEB UI, Commissioner BRI)
    • Tonny Sumartono (Advisor, Yayasan Dharma Bhakti Astra)
    • Dr Ana Vaz (Wise Responder)
  • Panel 3: A Discussion on incorporating MPI into budget allocation policies
    • Dr Ratna Wardhani (FEB UI, Head of Research Cluster on Public Sector Accountability and Governance) (moderator)
    • Michelle Muschett (OPHI, the University of Oxford)
    • Dr Gonzalo Hernandez (OPHI)
    • Dr Vivi Yulaswati (Minister of National Development Planning/Bappenas)

Keynote Policy Dialogue 2

  • Keynote Address:
    • Febrio Kacaribu, Ph.D. (Head of Fiscal Policy Agency, Ministry of Finance)
  • Policy Dialogue:
    • Dr Riatu Mariatul Qibthiyyah (Executive CoChair T20) (moderator)
    • Dr M. Chatib Basri (Lead Co-Chair T20 Task Force 7)
    • Professor Bambang Brodjonegoro
    • Professor James Foster (George Washington University)
    • Dr Sudarno Sumarto (The SMERU Research Institute)

Parallel Panel Session 2

  • Panel 4: Inclusion of Multidimensional Aspect to Respond the Need of Understanding the Complexity of Poverty and Provide Data-Driven Policy
    • Asri Yusrina, M.Econ (Senior Researcher, The SMERU Research Institute) (moderator)
    • Sanyukta Samaddar (NITI Aayog)
    • Ir. Widjajanti Isdijoso, M.Ec.St. (The SMERU Research Institute)
    • Sola Afolayan (National MPI Team, Nigeria)
  • Panel 5: Human and Environmental Welfare
    • Dr Yulianti Abbas (Department of Accounting, FEB UI) (moderator)
    • Dr Desi Adhariani (FEB UI)
    • Professor Frank Jotzo (TF3, Cilmate policy tools, Professor of Environmental Economics, Australian National University)
    • Dr Frank Volmer (OPHI, the University of Oxford)
    • Dr Herizo Andrianandrasana (OPHI)
  • Panel 6: A Discussion on Multidimensional Poverty Measurement Applications: How Voices of Communities can be Taken Into Account in Measurement & How Technology can Support This
    • Dr M. Halley Yudhistira (moderator)
    • Dr Yudhistira Nugraha (Jakarta Smart City)
    • Michal Shinwell (Camden London City Council, Strategic Research and Evidence Lead, OECD)
    • Dr Saffron Woodcraft (G7/T7, London Euston Wellbeing Project)
    • Dr Putu Natih (FEB UI, Department of Economics, OPHI, the University of Oxford)

Closing Speech

  • H.E. Minister Maria Ohisalo (Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Finland


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