The theme for the Canadian Evaluation Society conference is 'Evaluation for the world we want'. The conference, through the participation of speakers from the evaluation community of practitioners, government, non-profit and academic sectors, a space for reflection on ways in which evaluation can help solve these major issues of our time, at local, provincial, national and international levels.
The theme for AfricaSan 4 is 'Making sanitation for all a reality in Africa.' The overall objective is to assist African countries achieve universal access to improved sanitation and adoption of good hygiene behaviours, to improve service management across the whole value chain, eliminate open defecation and help all Africans up the sanitation ladder.
The second Annual Bank Conference on Africa (ABCA) will cover various topics pertinent to the causes, solutions, and understanding of conflict and fragility in sub-Saharan Africa. It is being organised jointly by the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA) at the University of California at Berkeley and the World Bank (Office of the Chief Economist for the Africa Region).
The conference will include a keynote address by Professor Edward Miguel (UC Berkeley and Faculty Director, CEGA), and opening remarks by Makhtar Diop (World Bank Vice-President for the Africa Region), as well as invited contributions by Chris Blattman (Columbia University), James Fenske (Oxford University), and other senior scholars.
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Master's programme on evaluation (MEval) at the Saarland University, this conference will focus on the challenges of the future of evaluation and training, demand forecasting and skill needs. The conference will also look at whether the existing training offers the requirements and needs of evaluators and how to prepared for the future evaluation market. (This conference will be in German)
The Global Development Network (GDN) annual conference is based on the theme of Agriculture for sustainable growth: challenges and opportunities for a new ‘Green Revolution’. It will feature some of the work supported by GDN and its Regional Network Partners, as well as research studies from all over the world.
This conference, hosted by the Bank of Mexico and the World Bank will promote the exchange of cutting-edge research among academics, policymakers, and development practitioners on the theme Productivity, Growth, and the Law. The conference will examine the main drivers of productivity with particular attention to the role of the law, institutions and norms.
This event is being hosted by the CLEAR Center for Spanish-speaking Latin America; the Mexican Agency for International Development (AMEXCID); and the National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy (CONEVAL). For further details please contact Cristina Galíndez email@example.com
This event will explore the global remittance markets, with a special focus on European-linked corridors and the development impact these have in the developing world. It will provide an opportunity for stakeholders from public and private sectors, civil society and the development community to engage and identify opportunities for collaboration, and also to disseminate the latest trends and best practices related to remittances and their potential for development.
This conference is the largest forum for the scientific community to come together ahead of the COP21 of the UNFCCC in 2015. It will address key issues concerning climate change in the broader context of global change and will focus on moving from present knowledge to future solutions.
The 5th Annual Bihar Growth Conference will bring together political leaders, senior bureaucrats and leading academics together to generate ideas for growth.
The Association of Microfinance Institutions in Kenya will host this event and bring together industry players from the region and across the world to assess progress towards microfinance goals.
29 August-3 September, Kampala: Eastern African Research and Innovations Management (EARIMA) conference
This conference will focus on building capacity in research and innovations management for socio-economic transformation. The conference will be organised along four streams/sub-themes: research and innovations management, research funding, research partnerships and collaborations, research policies and networks.