Third International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities
The Evaluation Office of the United Nations Development Programme and the Brazilian Ministry of Social Development and Fight Against Hunger, are co-hosting the Third International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities, 29 September – 2 October 2013 in São Paulo, Brazil. The theme this year will be Solutions to Challenges Related to Independence, Credibility and Use of Evaluation.
This conference will provide an opportunity for an open exchange and direct interaction between national institutions commissioning evaluations, institutions and professionals conducting evaluations and decision makers using evaluations.
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Working with Parliament’s Members to strengthen demand and use of evaluation in public policies
EvalPartners has made strengthening the enabling environment for evaluation a priority, with the aim of increasing the demand and use of good-quality evaluations in public policy decision-making.
In the EvalPartners’ International Forum in Chiang Mai, a Parliamentarian from the Morocco Parliament engaged with the Forum participants, including the responsible for the national evaluation system as well as the President of the Moroccan Evaluation Society, to bridge the gap between demand and supply of evaluation
UNEG joins EvalPartners in declaring 2015 as International Year of Evaluation
UNEG has decided to join EvalPartners, together and in consultation with evaluation offices of international organizations (including UN agencies, the World Bank’s Independent Evaluation Group (IEG), and OECD/DAC Evaluation Network), partners countries, private foundations and voluntary organizations for professional evaluation, in declaring 2015 as International Year of Evaluation (EvalYear).
Ban Ki-moon: “All of us share a responsibility to strengthen the evaluation function”
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, opening the High Level Meeting on "UN Results: Are we achieving them? How do we know?" on April 16, 2013 stated that “All of us share a responsibility to strengthen the evaluation function. We have to tackle the challenge at several levels”. Ban Ki-moon also shared that he is “very encouraged by the Member States’ support for rigorous evaluation”.