Policies and Strategies Guiding the Implementation of Gender Transformative Covid‐19 Recovery Plans for the Education Sector in Sub‐Saharan Africa

Organized by
United Nations Girls Education Initiative (UNGEI)
Africa Union
24 September 2020, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Education Sector Planning

Covid-19 has posed a number of challenfes in the education sector including learning losses. ineqaulities in terms of access to alternative learning options, teenage preganancies, and increased mental health concerns. As some countries in sub‐Saharan Africa grapple with different stages of re‐opening their education institutions, what policies and guidelines have been put in place to support COVID‐19 response and recovery plans in the education sector, and more importantly, to ensure the safe return to school of all children?

Please join us for this policy dialogue, which will bring together representatives from global and pan‐African institutions as well as government bodies in order to share perspectives on what it takes to create a conducive environment for gender transformative approaches to help the education sector recover and become more resilient.

Thursday 24th, September 2020 9am New York / 3pm Malawi / 4pm Nairobi & Addis Ababa

Zoom Link: https://careorg.zoom.us/j/92272956493?pwd=R3N4M3N6UzFNVjlhbnV2Z0tRcXdidz09 (Password 771123)