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  • UN SDSN Statement on the War in Ukraine

    As business partner, Karsten Weitzenegger supports the Statement on the War in Ukraine of the Leadership Council of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Members of the SDSN Community. The war in Ukraine threatens not only sustainable development, but the survival of humanity. We call on all nations, operating in

  • New German Government plans for development policy

    Here is a very unofficial translation of parts from today’s coalition contract for the Federal government. Do not cite! DARE MORE PROGRESS ALLIANCE FOR FREEDOM, JUSTICE AND SUSTAINABILITY COALITION AGREEMENT BETWEEN SPD, BÜNDNIS 90 / DIE GRÜNEN AND FDP Foreign, security, defense, development, human rights We will make our foreign,

  • 2 Dec 2021: World Sustainable Development Teach-In Day

    2 Dec 2021: World Sustainable Development Teach-In Day presents open access live lectures on Progress towards Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Hamburg, (–) October 2021 –  The World Sustainable Development Teach-In Day (WSDTID), a decade-long global movement that aims to raise and spread awareness of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

  • NDICI-Global Europe: the new financial instrument to support the EU’s external action in force

    The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, represented by the Portuguese Presidency, signed the regulation establishing the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument – Global Europe (NDICI-Global Europe). The regulation entered into force on 14 June 2021. With a new financial instrument for neighbourhood, development and international

  • European Commission: DEVCO becomes DG International Partnerships

    Directorate-General (DG) International Cooperation and Development will officially become DG International Partnerships (DG INTPA) on 16 January 2021. The new title, mission statement and structure reflect the important role of international partnerships in shaping a stronger role for the EU globally, in eradicating poverty, advancing towards the Sustainable Development Goals


  • EvalCrisis – lessons learnt at EU Evaluation Support Service

    Originally posted on Monitoring & Evaluation & Learning: What did we learn from Evaluation in Crisis? What are the key reflections that the wider evaluation community developed when adapting processes and methods to the new conditions created by the outbreak of the first global pandemic ever of the modern era? The EU Evaluation Support Service…

  • Our Planet, Our Future

    An Urgent Call for Action SHARE    Nobel Prize Laureates and Other Experts Issue Urgent Call for Action After ‘Our Planet, Our Future’ Summit In advance of the G7 summit in the UK, a scientific statement signed by an unprecedented 126 Nobel Laureates has been delivered to summit leaders. The statement said, “Without transformational action this… Continue reading Our Planet, Our Future

  • NDICI is the new EU Instrument for Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation

    European Commission welcomes political agreement on future €79.5 billion for a new instrument to finance the EU external action and lead the global recovery through international partnerships The European Union will soon have a unified instrument that will make the financing of EU external action more coherent, transparent and flexible, and will allow the EU… Continue reading NDICI is the new EU Instrument for Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation

  • Global Civil Society Report #SpotlightSDGs on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs

    Shifting policies for systemic change Lessons from the global COVID-19 crisis Download (pdf)Download this chapter in pdf format here. Global Civil Society Report on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs A world in turmoil needs fundamental change Compiled by Jens Martens, Global Policy Forum The COVID-19 pandemic and the national responses to it brought the… Continue reading Global Civil Society Report #SpotlightSDGs on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs

  • Germany debates law to make Global Value Chains fair

    Global Value Chains (GVCs), the international fragmentation of production, have changed and are changing the international trade. There was much hope that developing countries can realize the benefits of GVCs in the World Development Report 2020. The inequalities in social and environmental conditions, however, have sparked a strong debate in Germany. Despite the global meaning,… Continue reading Germany debates law to make Global Value Chains fair

News for Evaluation Professionals

  • EvalCrisis – lessons learnt at EU Evaluation Support Service

    What did we learn from Evaluation in Crisis? What are the key reflections that the wider evaluation community developed when adapting processes and methods to the new conditions created by the outbreak of the first global pandemic ever of the modern era? The EU Evaluation Support Service carried out an in-depth analysis of all materials… Read More EvalCrisis – lessons learnt at EU Evaluation Support Service

  • How well are development & humanitarian actors doing in their #COVID19 response & recovery efforts? How can they improve?

    The Lessons from Evaluation series by the COVID-19 Global Evaluation Coalition provides timely summaries of evaluation evidence to inform the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These demand-driven summaries, are authored by different Coalition participants and drawn from the collective evidence base of all. Findings Nine key lessons were identified across five functional areas- Partnerships and Operations, Management, Communications,… Read More How well are development & humanitarian actors doing in their #COVID19 response & recovery efforts? How can they improve?

  • GLOBAL EVALUATION INITIATIVE is launched

    Become a partner now! Policymakers around the world have long grappled with interrelated threats of poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, and fragility. They now find themselves navigating the uncharted waters of the COVID-19 pandemic, facing challenging policy choices. The crisis could drive up extreme global poverty and its derailing the progress towards the Sustainable… Read More GLOBAL EVALUATION INITIATIVE is launched

  • New partnership: P2P+ Career Advisory for Emerging Evaluators

    “Peer to Peer Career Advisory for Emerging Evaluators” (P2P+), the new joint initiative to support emerging evaluators is now an #Eval4Action partner. P2P+ addresses the growing need for career guidance on evaluation, fueled by an increasing demand for high quality M&E professionals. If you are a young and emerging evaluation professional, look out for their online… Read More New partnership: P2P+ Career Advisory for Emerging Evaluators

  • Implications of COVID-19 on evaluation

    Originally posted on intelligent measurement: The ILO have published useful guidelines on “Implications of COVID-19 on evaluations in the ILO: Practical tips on adapting to the situation“. The guidelines are well worth a read as they can provide guidance for many of us carrying out evaluations remotely these days.

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