The inequality diagnostics are tools that profile multidimensional inequalities in a given country over time and at various geographical levels, enabling a better understanding of the underlying dynamics. This also allows stakeholders to easily identify priorities for action and to develop policies better suited to tackle these inequalities.

A first series of inequality diagnostics have been produced for Colombia, Ghana, Indonesia, Kenya, Mali, and South Africa. This side event will explore opportunities for a new generation of diagnostics that consider two of the most pressing challenges of our time: climate change and the transformation of labour markets.


  • Murray Leibbrandt | African Centre of Excellence for Inequality Research, University of Cape Town
  • Alessandro Batazzi | International Labour Organisation
  • Jens Dyring Christensen | International Labour Organisation
  • Miguel Nino-Zarazua | SOAS University of London
  • Werner Ruch | Statistics South Africa
  • Anda David | Agence Française de Développement

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This side event is hosted with the support of the International Labour Organisatation – ILO. The gathering is one of several sessions taking place on the fringe of the  conference on Inequality, Work, and Nature: Strategic Dilemmas and Policy Resolution scheduled for 8 and 9 November in Cape Town, South Africa.