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  • 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.

  • The health of the planet and intra-generational equity – lessons learnt from a pandemic

    Originally posted on Development Matters: By Milindo Chakrabarti, Professor, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy, O.P. Jindal Global University, Haryana and Visiting Fellow, RIS, New Delhi, and Jhalak Aggarwal, Post-Graduate Student, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy, O.P. Jindal Global University, Haryana This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the…

  • IPDET #Evaluation #Hackathon starts 7 July 2020

    The International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET)  #Evaluation #Hackathon will provide a platform for creative individuals and ideas from around the world to unite their skills, knowledge, and inspirations to find creative solutions to the challenges of our times. It’s here: https://ipdet.org/online-program-2020/ipdet-evaluation-hackathon/ COVID-19 has brought unprecedented challenges to the field of evaluation. The IPDET Hackathon… Read More IPDET #Evaluation #Hackathon starts 7 July 2020

  • Register now for e-Courses on Development Evaluation

    EvalPartners, in cooperation with several partners, is pleased to announce the opening of the registration for the second 2020 cohort of the FREE introductory e-Courses on Development Evaluation, which started on 11th May 2020. In previous rounds, over 30,000 participants from 172 countries registered.  https://ecourses.evalpartners.org/ The e-learning is composed of the following courses: ·         Equity-focused and Gender-responsive Evaluations ·         National Evaluation Capacity Development for Country-led… Read More Register now for e-Courses on Development Evaluation

  • Upcoming webinar | 3ie evidence portal – amplifying the effects of available research, 12 May, 3pm BST

    Dear colleague, I enjoy taking part in the 3ie Virtual Evidence Weeks, which I recommend to you as well. 3ie has many more events lined up in the coming weeks. Here are all the details. 12 May | 15:00-16:30 BST 3ie evidence portal – amplifying the effects of available research What if we had all… Read More Upcoming webinar | 3ie evidence portal – amplifying the effects of available research, 12 May, 3pm BST

  • Evaluation in the COVID-19 pandemic mode, Part 1

    by Karsten Weitzenegger, updated 7 May 2020 Evaluation can inform global policy decisions during the coronavirus pandemic. However, M&E systems themselves are affected by the current crisis. Here is a quick review of recent literature. This may guide evaluators and managers in global development evaluation. Comments are appreciated, as we are preparing for a remote… Read More Evaluation in the COVID-19 pandemic mode, Part 1

  • Evaluation during COVID19 – infographic

    Originally posted on intelligent measurement: Here an informative infographic from UNDP independent evaluation office on evaluation during COVID19 (view the pdf version here). ? ?

  • COVID-19 and Development Co-operation: we know a lot about what works, let’s use the evidence

    Originally posted on Development Matters:  By EvalNet Chair Per Øyvind Bastøe, Director, Evaluation Department, Norad, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway; Vice-Chair Dr. Wendy Asbeek Brusse, Director, Policy and Operations Evaluation Department-IOB, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands, and Vice-Chair Dr. Jörg Faust, Director, German Institute for Development Evaluation, DEval This blog is part of a series…