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

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…

Evaluation and COVID19

Originally posted on intelligent measurement:
There have been many useful and interesting articles on how evaluation can adapt and cope with the current COVID19 pandemic. Here is a collection of what I’ve found to date: Practical tools/advice: Conducting phone-based surveys during COVID 2019 A quick primer on running online events and meetings Covid-19 crisis: how…

Evaluation to connect national priorities with the SDGs

A new guide for evaluators and evaluation commissioners working on the Sustainable Development Goals was launched in New York. It offers a timely ‘real life’ introduction to assessing progress on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs at national level. The guide suggests that SDG evaluation can only make a difference if it is integrated into… Read More Evaluation to connect national priorities with the SDGs

Forum on Strengthening National Evaluation Capacities for the Africa We Want – Addis Ababa, December 2019

Forum on Strengthening National Evaluation Capacities for the Africa We Want: Towards evidence-based Agenda 2063 and SDGs Reporting UNICEF’s Evaluation Office and the UNICEF Liaison Office to the African Union & UNECA partnered with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) to launch a three-day Forum in Addis Ababa from 10 to 12 December 2019, involving government… Read More Forum on Strengthening National Evaluation Capacities for the Africa We Want – Addis Ababa, December 2019

EvalSDGs Webinar: Evaluation Criteria: What has changed, why, and why does it matter?

Webinar: Evaluation Criteria: What has changed, why, and why does it matter? Join the Webinar On 16 January click here to join the webinar via Skype for Business (no account or desktop software required): Join the Webinar You can also join the webinar via phone. Find your local telephone number here. The conference ID is 29393351. Please… Read More EvalSDGs Webinar: Evaluation Criteria: What has changed, why, and why does it matter?