2019 Asian Evaluation Week

The Asian Evaluation Week is a leading evaluation and knowledge sharing event in the Asia-Pacific region. This year’s theme is Quality evaluation for better results: local, national, and regional perspectives.

Around 150 participants including evaluators, government employees, international organisations and academic are expected to attend. They will explore the various dimensions of how country-level evaluations could benefit from high-quality evaluations.

The conference is being jointly organised by Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Institute part of China’s Ministry of Finance, and the Independent Evaluation Department of the Asian Development Bank.

See details of 3ie’s participation below.

Place: Kunming, People’s Republic of China

Start Date: 02 September 2019 End Date: 06 September 2019

Citizen and CSO-state and quality of evaluation

2 September, Monday
4:00 PM-5:30 PM

Speakers:
Emmanuel Jimenez, executive director, 3ie;
Vinay Bhargava, chief technical officer, Partnership for Transparency Fund; and,
Gambhir Bhatta, advisor, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department and Chief of Knowledge Advisory Services Center, ADB

Impact investing- what role can evaluation play?

3 September, Tuesday
2:00 PM -3.30PM

Lead presenter: Jyotsna Puri, head, Independent Evaluation Department, Green Climate Fund; Case study presenter: Alexander Wellsteed, principal evaluation specialist Independent Evaluation Department, Asian Development Bank

Panelist: Emmanuel Jimenez, executive director, 3ie

Moderator: Gambhir Bhatta, advisor, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department and Chief of Knowledge Advisory Services Center, ADB

Evaluations in complex settings: principles and practice

3 September, Tuesday
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Lead presenter: Jyotsna Puri, head, Independent Evaluation Department, Green Climate Fund;

Case Study Presenters:  
Emmanuel Jimenez, executive director, 3ie
David Raitzer, economist, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department, Asian Development Bank

Moderator: Farzana Ahmed, lead evaluation specialist, Independent Evaluation Department, Asian Development Bank

New frontiers in impact evaluation (parallel session)

5 Sep, Thursday
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Panelists:
Emmanuel Jimenez, executive director, 3ie and Johanna Pennarz, IFAD