Learning from one another is the goal of Connective Cities, the new international network of cities for sustainable development. The network started on 24 June in Leipzig. More than half of the world’s population now live in towns and cities, and this is set to increase even further. Combating poverty
Harold Jarche hypes complexity management done in the Six Nations culture, where power was distributed but the roles were clear. There were specific roles for each of the member tribes, namely Wolves (Pathfinders); Turtles (Problem Formulators); Bears (Problem Solvers). Harold Jarche via Understanding complexity | Harold Jarche.
What’s s happening in development evaluation? How often do development projects include evaluation – and what kinds? How are evaluators chosen? How big are their budgets? How satisfactory are their results? To provide a snapshot of development evaluation today, the Society for International Development’s Washington Chapter partnered with Charney Research
What matters to me more than who is right or wrong, is that we need to draw on each and every method to deepen our understanding of what happened, how and why. More: Embrace all evaluation methods – can we end the debate? | Independent Evaluation Group.
World Bank Publications hosts a Monitoring and Evaluation Collection on Scribd, the world’s largest digital library. http://www.scribd.com/collections/4242644/Monitoring-and-Evaluation
Human Progress in a Diverse World The 21st century is witnessing a profound shift in global dynamics, driven by the fast-rising new powers of the developing world. China has overtaken Japan as the world’s second biggest economy, lifting hundreds of millions of people out of poverty in the process. India
Thie ILO Global Employment Trends 2013 Report examines the continuing job crisis affecting young people in many parts of the world. It provides updated statistics on global and regional youth unemployment rates and presents ILO policy recommendations to curb the current trends. Download the report (Full report 161 pages –
Berlin – Today German federal development minister Dirk Niebel and his State Secretary Hans-Jürgen Beerfeltz have opened the new independent evaluation institute of the German developing cooperation with the name “DEval”. The independent evaluation institute DEval is owned by the Federal Government and has 38 staff based in Bonn. It
This Newsletter guides you to content relevant for international co-operation and economic development. Reposted from sources linked below. Feel free to circulate it to your network. Edited by Karsten Weitzenegger Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/kweitzenegger Like me also on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/weitzenegger.de ———————————————————————————- Special Edition: Culture for Development CONTENT 1. The
Learn to walk before you run? Discussion paper on methodological approaches to evaluating coherence in international cooperation. ECDPM by Niels Keijzer and Jorrit Oppewal. DP132_IOB coherence study final version_28062012.pdf (application/pdf-Objekt).
Culture is an important sector of social and human development, which contributes to identity-building and self-esteem, fosters economic growth and social cohesion, and helps to promote political participation and ownership. Culture enables people and societies to build an identity and to develop active citizenship. It can contribute to conflict prevention