Our workshops and conferences bring together a diverse set of stakeholders: researchers, evaluators, implementing agencies and donors. They include capacity development workshops, policy dialogues, learning events and international conferences.

Upcoming events

Norad impact evaluation incubator 2023

Training 04 - 06 December 2023 Norad office, Oslo, Norway

Norad wants to increase the use of impact evaluations in Norwegian development cooperation, in order to enhance knowledge and learning. Therefore, Norad is inviting organisations with an agreement with Norad to apply for participation in a 3-day impact evaluation incubator on December 4–6. This event will be organized by Norad in cooperation with Development Learning Lab (DLL) & 3ie.

March 2024

Call for papers: Economics Writing Workshop on Micro-development in Africa

Workshop 15 March 2024 Africa

Nobel in Africa invites emerging scholars to participate in their symposium, “Micro-development research in the last 20 years: what have we learned?” and a writing workshop on 15 March 2024. Twelve scholars will be selected to attend the symposium and workshop, where they will have the chance to present their papers, receive feedback from their peers and select participants from the event. Travel and accommodation will be provided for the duration of the workshop. Applications are open to all scholars (including PhD students and postdocs) working in the field of micro-development.

Previous events

Evidence 2023

Conference 13 - 15 September 2023 Entebbe, Uganda

Evidence 2023 was a three-day conference organized by the Africa Evidence Network (AEN) to facilitate engagement, broker understanding, and support impact of evidence-Informed decision making (EIDM) in Africa. Members of civil society, government, academia, and other development institutions will convene to push forward the agenda of reducing poverty and inequality in Africa through the support of EIDM.

11 - 14
September 2023
Bangkok, Thailand

ADB Evaluation Week 2023

Conferences 11 - 14 September 2023 Bangkok, Thailand The 2023 Asian Evaluation Week (AEW) aimed to focus on innovations in evaluation that contributed towards revitalizing and accelerating recovery processes within institutions and country systems. The theme for the 2023 AEW was Beyond Recovery: Evaluation for Development Effectiveness.

Changing the rules of the game: An introduction to the PIR Methods Menu

Conference 07 September 2023 Online Sustainable development usually requires changes in how partner countries use their own resources and regulate their economies. That is it requires policy and institutional reform (PIR). The importance of institutional quality to economic growth is a defining feature of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

Global evidence for improving resilience and food security

Event 26 July 2023 Online Join us for a public discussion where implementation partners from the RFS for Programmatic Approaches (REAPER) project present findings from two of the largest comprehensive evidence reviews on agriculture-led growth and nutrition-sensitive agriculture to date.

27 - 30
June 2023
Lilongwe, Malawi and online

3ie at ANH Academy Conference 2023

Conferences 27 - 30 June 2023 Lilongwe, Malawi and online The Agriculture, Nutrition & Health Academy (ANH) Week bring together the community of researchers, practitioners and policymakers working at the intersection of agriculture, food systems, nutrition and health. Its objective is to foster knowledge exchange, innovation, learning and uptake of interdisciplinary research.

Does WASH programming contribute to additional development goals?

Webinar 29 June 2023 Online In this event, we explored the extent and characteristics of the literature on the association between selected WASH intermediate outcomes and selected prosperity, stability, and resilience outcomes in L&MICs. The panellists also discussed reflections on the map, where additional research should be prioritized, and implications for future WASH programming.

Resilience Evidence Forum 2023

Conference 20 - 23 June 2023 South Africa

The Resilience Evidence Forum is a three-day interactive gathering that will take stock of the latest evidence on resilience and its implications for policy and programming and spark further collaborations and capacity exchange across geographic contexts, sectors, and actors.

3ie at gLOCAL 2023

Conferences 29 May - 02 June 2023 Online gLOCAL Evaluation Week is a unique knowledge-sharing event, connecting a global community of people across sectors and regions. In this event, participants from all over the world joined events to learn from each other on a vast number of topics and themes.

Reinvigorating the evidence agenda at development organizations

Conferences 24 May 2023 On the occasion of 3ie’s 15th anniversary, evidence leaders, operational experts, decision-makers and researchers come together to reflect on and share ways to address institutional and structural barriers to evidence use.

May 2023

Impact Evaluation of Humanitarian Cash Transfers - ADN Dignidad Program

Conference 18 May 2023 Online The Cash for Urban Assistance (CUA) Consortium, led by Action Against Hunger in association with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), is organizing a virtual international launch of the impact evaluation results of the ADN Dignidad program.