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
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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.
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 OECD dedicated page to access… Read More The health of the planet and intra-generational equity – lessons learnt from a pandemic
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