Theme: Independence, Partnership, Participation: Is the evaluation community equipped to take on the diverse, unprecedented and interconnected challenges of economic disparities, social unrest and governance dysfunctions?
Sponsoring organisations: European Evaluation Society (EES)
Dates: 1-3 October, 2014. Pre-conference workshops: 29-30 September, 2014
Early registration deadline: 13 July, 2014.
3ie will be holding a series of events on the importance of evidence in informing policy in international development. These events include a two-day workshop, presentations from 3ie-funded studies, the first Howard White lecture and a mini colloquium.
Theme: Fieldwork is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see. The importance of going deep on context.
Speaker: Howard White, Executive Director, 3ie
Date & time: 14 October, 17.30-19
Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London
Theme: Visionary evaluation for a sustainable, equitable future Registration: Information about registration to be made available from 22 July 2014
Theme: Emerging challenges of the evaluation of climate change mitigation and adaptation and the policies and its relations to natural resources management.
Sponsoring organisations: Global Environment Facility Independent Evaluation Office, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (DANIDA), and the Swedish Development Corporation Agency (SIDA).
The International Labour Organization and J-PAL are offering a five-day Executive Education training course on evaluating social programmes at the American University of Sharjah (UAE).
This course is designed for people from a variety of backgrounds: managers and researchers from international development organisations, foundations, governments and non-governmental organisations from around the world, as well as trained economists looking to retool. The course places special emphasis on evaluating labour market programmes, although professionals from other sectors and backgrounds will find the course useful.
Early application deadline is 10 October 2014 (for scholarships).