The Malaysian Evaluation Society (MES) will be holding its 6th International Evaluation Conference in Kuala Lumpur from 24-27 March 2014. The theme of the conference is "Results Based Management and Evaluation: Lessons Learnt-Experiences Gained". The MES Conference organising committee would like to invite expressions of interest from potential paper and/or workshop presenters to submit proposals for paper, workshop, and/or poster presentations during the above conference. Submission deadline: 15 December 2013.
Annette N. Brown and Anna Heard
One of the reasons we appreciate international days is that they prompt us to pause and reflect on what we’ve been doing in the past year, as well as think about what the next year will bring. On this International AIDS Day, our first reflection is realising how much we have grown our HIV/AIDS programming in 3ie in 2013.
The International Energy Policies and Programmes Evaluation conference will be held 9-11 September 2014, in Berlin. This an international conference for policy makers, programme implementers, evaluators, researchers and those interested in evaluation issues related to energy efficiency and low carbon policies and programmes. Abstracts are invited for presentation at the conference (See topics for the conference). Deadline for submission: 23:59 GMT 16 December 2013.
At the opening session of 3ie’s recent Measuring Results conference, Jyotsna Puri, Deputy Executive Director and Head of Evaluation at 3ie, said, “It takes a village to do impact evaluation.” What she meant was that, for an impact evaluation to be successful and policy relevant, research teams need to be diverse and include a mix of disciplines, such as statisticians, anthropologists, economists, surveyors, enumerators and policy experts, as well as use the most appropriate mix of evaluation and research methods.
27 nov 2013
Scholarship for Impact Evaluation course
3ie is providing a full scholarship for the University of East Anglia (UEA) course on Impact Evaluation for Evidence-Based Policy in Development. The course is between 13 June and 11 July 2014. Please send your applications to UEA by 31 March 2014.
The Kerala Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Agency invites expressions of interest from development consulting firms to undertake a baseline survey to evaluate the impacts of access to sustainable potable water and sanitation services, and hygiene education for rural areas. Deadline for applications: 5 December 2013.
The Brooks World Poverty Institute and the Institute for Development Policy and Management at the University of Manchester announce a call for papers for an International Workshop entitled: What Works for Africa’s Poorest? Practice and Policy, to be held in London on January 13, 2014. Deadline for submissions: 19 December 2013.
3ie requests proposals from Graphic Designers or Web Design firms to develop the design and functionality of the 3ie evidence gap maps. The contractor should also be available to provide post-project technical support for the production of future gap maps. Deadline for submitting proposals: 23 December 2013.
The Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research on Agriculture and Health (LCIRAH), an interdisciplinary center established by London International Development Centre, invites submission of abstracts for its 4th annual research conference, to be held at Birkbeck College, London, on 3-4 June, 2014. The theme for the conference is agri-food policy and governance for nutrition and health. Deadline for submissions: 20 December 2013.
25 nov 2013
ALNAP Annual meeting: Call for panels
ALNAP invites panels for its 29th Annual meeting on Engaging with crisis-affected people in humanitarian action. The meet will be hosted by the African Humanitarian Action in Addis Ababa on 11-13 March, 2014.
Representatives of communities affected by crises, humanitarian practitioners, academics, and other suitably qualified individuals and organisations can propose and organise panels. Panels should focus on new learning and emerging best practice related to the topic of the meeting. Deadline for application 2 December 2013.
The International Labour Organization is accepting applications for the fifth round of their Fund for Evaluation in Employment. The theme for this round is 'Building evidence on the labour market effects of enterprise interventions'. Successful proposals can receive up to $180,000 for their impact evaluation, including randomized control trials.
Projects proposed for evaluation must be from developing or emerging countries. The Fund is a joint activity of the ILO’s Youth Employment Network and Small Enterprise Department and is sponsored by Silatech, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), the Danish Lead Africa Commission, the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation and the World Bank.
Proposal are due on December 10 2013. The information note should be read in parallel when filling out the application form. Contact email@example.com for more information.
The International Association for Impact Assessment annual conference will be held 8-11 April in Chile. The theme this year is 'Impact Assessment for Social and Economic Development'. Posters and paper submissions are being accepted. Deadline for abstracts: 6 December 2013.
21 nov 2013
16th Futures Conference: Call for papers
The conference organised by the Finland Futures Research Centre, University of Turku, will be held 11-12 June, 2014 in Helsinki. The conference will bring together experts from the fields of Futures Studies, Climate Change and Sustainable Development and enhance interaction and cooperation between the scientific community, policymakers and representatives of companies.
Theoretical, methodological and empirical contributions are solicited. Deadline for submission is 16 December 2013.
EADI is requesting papers on development evaluation for the 14th EADI conference on Responsible Development in a Polycentric World to be held 24-26 June 2014 in Bonn. Deadline for abstracts: 15 December 2013
Following the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, Evidence Aid is working with colleagues in the disaster community to compile evidence-based resource.