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2021 PEP Policy Conference: Power in Proximity - For greater participation of local researchers in development policy debates

June 4, 2021 | Online

Join us online for an international dialogue on what can be done to increase local researchers’ leadership in development policy debates. 

Development Economics Skills Webinars

April-June 2021 | Webinars

Join PEP’s Research Fellows for a series of free webinars to learn about new advances, topics and developments in development economics.

Female-focused financial inclusion: Policies to increase rural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa

April 16, 2021 | Webinar

How can governments in sub-Saharan Africa boost rural productivity through female-focused policies? Register now to attend this free webinar at 1 p.m. UTC on April 16.

Making gender equality central to post-COVID-19 recovery: Debt relief and innovative finance

April 1, 2021 | Webinar 

How can debt relief help address gender inequalities as part of the COVID-19 crisis recovery? Register now to attend this free webinar hosted by PEP and IDRC on April 1 at 12:30 p.m. UTC.

Gender-Sensitive Training and Employer Incentives to Improve Women’s Labour Market Outcomes

March 2021 | Kenya

New three-year research initiative to tackle Kenya’s continued labour market gender segregation and employment gap gets underway.

Investing in women: Improving women’s employment in sub-Saharan Africa

March 26, 2021 | Webinar

How can governments in sub-Saharan Africa increase and improve women’s employment? Register now to attend this free webinar at 1 p.m. UTC on March 26.

Tackling gender discrimination is vital for women’s empowerment in the Global South

March 2021

New book featuring research by PEP Executive Director, Jane Mariara, highlights the plight of women in over 50 African and South Asian Countries.

COVID-19 response

Updated: March 2021

How PEP is responding to COVID-19 as an international organisation, and resources to help inform policy responses.

Addressing gender inequalities is essential for the success of COVID-19 recovery polices

March 2021

Development policy expert Arjan de Haan from the International Development Research Centre says research and policy must tackle gender inequalities for sustainable, equitable development, especially in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.

Energy for Empowerment: Women’s Access to Electricity in Rural West Africa

March 12, 2021 | Webinar

What can be done to increase rural electrification in a way that works for women in West Africa? Register now to attend this free webinar at 1 p.m. UTC on March 12.

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