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PEP well-represented at UNU-WIDER Development Conference

September 11-13, 2019 | Bangkok, Thailand

Seven PEP researchers participated in the 2019 UNU-WIDER Development Conference on “Transforming economies - for better jobs”

Fourteen project teams selected for third round of PAGE II support

September 2019

Fourteen multidisciplinary teams from developing countries will benefit from PEP support under the third round of the PAGE II initiative.

Highlights from the 2019 PEP Special General Meeting

August 30-September 6, 2019 | Saly, Senegal

The 2019 PEP Special General Meeting in Senegal brought together almost 80 participants for a very productive and successful event.

2019 PEP Special General Meeting

August 30 - September 6, 2019 | Saly, Senegal

Teams of researchers and government-affiliated officers will attend the 2019 PEP Special General Meeting to receive intensive training, as well as to present their research proposals for discussion and peer review. 

Minimum wage programs need to be designed on a per-country basis

August 2019

Findings from a number of PEP projects agree that minimum wage programs need to be adapted the target population to avoid creating unintended problems, especially for vulnerable groups.

Work-relevant education and training is crucial to successful school-to-work transitions

August 2019

Findings from a number of PEP projects agree that education and working-while-studying are key for smoother school-to-work transitions in developing countries.

2019 PEP Annual Conference

May 29-June 3, 2019 | Cape Town, South Africa

This year's PEP conference will gather development researchers, practitioners, leading experts and policy stakeholders from around the world for training and peer-review, as well as to discuss the issues, challenges, and opportunities related to development research, policy analysis, and advisory work.

2018 PEP Annual Report now available online

May 2019

Reviewing the progress, outputs and impact of PEP support and activities throughout 2018.

PEP researchers in Macedonia hold national policy conference to highlight youth underemployment problem

March 7, 2019 | Skopje, Macedonia

A team of local PEP researchers held a national policy conference to highlight the youth underemployment problem facing Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

PEP researchers in Indonesia hold national policy conference calling for better maternal health care to improve SME productivity

February 13, 2019 | Jakarta, Indonesia

A team of local PEP researchers held a national policy conference to discuss how improving cognitive skills can increase productivity and growth in Indonesia.




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