The Department of Policy and Research is tasked with:
- researching preparation and presentation of project proposals like partnerships on policy workshops, democracy conferences, fact finding - private sector, elections, spatial development initiatives, inputs into drafting white papers etc), organising related meetings/ workshops/ conferences, preparing memos, identifying service providers and providing input for financial reporting as approved by plenary,
- facilitating CGE's involvement in partnership initiatives, e.g. race conferences, policy workshops;
- identifying appropriate sources and preparing input for policy documents; presentations by the department, the chair and commissioners;
- Liaising with various role players, and supplying input to / and updating CGE with current developments in Gender Equality locally and internationally. The department also liaises with the following CGE members.