The commitment to ‘Leave No One Behind’ (LNOB) is a central transformative promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and one of three organizational ‘directions of change’ for UNDP. This formative evaluation report sets out the extent to which the LNOB principles of equality, equity and non-discrimination permeate key areas of UNDP programmes and… Read More Formative Evaluation of the integration by UNDP of the Principles of “Leaving No One Behind” – UNDP IEO
Relevant, timely, targeted, efficiently & strategically communicated #evaluation evidence is vital to influence change? Learn how UNFPA is enhancing #evaluation use & beyond through communications & knowledge management. https://www.unfpa.org/admin-resource/strategy-enhance-evaluation-use-through-communications-and-knowledge-management-2022 The strategy provides a dedicated framework to strengthen the use of evaluation using communications and knowledge management as a strategic approach. The strategy focuses on providing… Read More Enhance evaluation use through communications and knowledge management
The Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning (CEDIL) 2023 conference Tuesday 21 – Friday 24 February 2023 Online event, free Register for CEDIL2023 What have we learned about applying innovative methods to examine complex, development-related questions? Join us for the final CEDIL conference between 21 and 24 February 2023 to unpack this question… Read More Innovations in Impact Evaluation: What Have We Learned?
Authors: Pete Barbrook-Johnson, Alexandra S. Penn Highly commended by Rick Davies, both for the content, and for making the whole publication FREE !! Available in pdf form, as a whole or in sections here Overview Contents: Introduction Pete Barbrook-Johnson, Alexandra S. Penn Pages 1-19 Open Access PDF Rich Pictures Pete Barbrook-Johnson, Alexandra S. Penn Pages 21-32 Open Access PDF Theory… Read More Systems Mapping: How to build and use causal models of systems
IEO’s evaluation guidelines now available in all six UN languages! In December, the UNDP Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) launched its evaluation guidelines in all six official UN languages. UNDP evaluators work all over the world, in different contexts and cultures. To support the process, IEO developed an easy-to-use set of guidelines in the six languages… Read More New UNDP Evaluation Guidelines
EVALUATION SUPPORT SERVICE LIBRARY The library section of the Evaluation Support Service offers a wide range of resources in relation to the three themes shown below: evaluation in crisis, dissemination of evaluations, and evaluation in hard-to-reach areas (HRA). The resources have been compiled and developed by the Evaluation Support Service team. If you have questions on the… Read More Evaluation Support Service Library | Evaluation in crisis, dissemination of evaluations, and evaluation in hard-to-reach areas
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
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?
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
“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