This project will produce evidence for public policies in response to growing economic austerity, ongoing structural economic change and social discontent in the Middle East and North Africa, including Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia.
IDRC President Jean Lebel announced the recipients of the first annual Women, Peace and Security Research Award in a ceremony hosted on 10 February by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs.
This project is part of an initiative that will provide evidence and strengthen capacity for bridging the knowledge gap in responding to the growing COVID-19 health crisis both in the short term and in the longer term.
This project will enhance the use of data from existing household surveys by government officials to analyze the education sector and encourage policymakers to leverage the resulting knowledge on gender, equity, and inclusion to inform their policy decisions.
The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and IDRC launched the Knowledge and Innovation Exchange (KIX) to improve policies and practices that will strengthen national education systems within GPE partner countries.
The research will promote greater disaggregation of health information and inclusion of gender and social determinants of health indicators in Health Information Systems (HIS) at the national level in Egypt, Jordan and Morocco.
Democratic transformations in the Arab world have reignited debate around the need for more inclusive political systems where the rights of different ethnic and religious groups are a priority in the transition period.