Future of evaluation: Charting a path in a changing development landscape

A series of virtual events

Hosted by the Independent Evaluation Group and the Global Evaluation Initiative as part of the IEG@50 anniversary celebrations, this series of virtual conversations from 8 April to 10 April, 2024 will focus on the future direction of the evaluation practice, the questions it will have to answer, and the impact of new technologies for ever greater data gathering and analysis. 3ie’s Executive Director Marie Gaarder will be moderating the first session titled , 'The Role of Evaluation in a Changing Global Context'.

Time: 9:00 - 11:15 ( ET ) / 13:00 - 15:15 (GMT )

Start Date: 08 April 2024 End Date: 10 April 2024

Session 1: The Role of Evaluation in a Changing Global Context | 8 April (online)

9:00AM – 10:00AM ET

How can evaluation remain relevant and provide policymakers with reliable evidence on global issues such as climate change, fragility, and pandemics, among others?

Welcome: Sabine Bernabè, Vice President and Director-General, Evaluation, Independent Evaluation Group

Opening Remarks: Raj Kumar, Founding President and Editor-in-Chief, Devex


  • Andrea Cook, Executive Director, Sustainable Development Goals System-Wide Evaluation Office, United Nations
  • Juha Ilari Uitto, former Director, Independent Evaluation Office, Global Environment Facility
  • Patricia Rogers, Founder, Better Evaluation, former Professor of Public Sector Evaluation, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Moderator: Marie Gaarder, Executive Director, 3ie

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