The 3ie Washington Evidence Week was held 13-17 April.
To celebrate the International Year of Evaluation, the focus this year was on how evidence from impact evaluation and systematic reviews have influenced programmes and policies in international development. The event brought together development leaders, policymakers and researchers to discuss the future of evidence-informed policy.
The 3ie Howard White Lecture, 13 April: This year's speaker was Dr Deborah L Rugg, director, Inspection and Evaluation Division, United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services. Dr Rugg spoke on Evaluation and politics: Tips and barriers to use
The future of impact evaluation for international development, 16 April
This event, co-hosted with the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, convened development leaders to reflect on the current state of impact evaluation and offered diverse perspectives on its future to propose how we can learn more to improve policies and programmes.
Why focus on results when no one uses them?, 17 April
This session was part of the World Bank Group-IMF Spring Meetings and co-hosted by the Independent Evaluation Group in partnership with 3ie and the World Bank Group’s Governance Global Practice