Evaluation Capacity Building in the EU: Counterfactual and Theory Based Approaches for Evaluating Impact
The European Institute of Public Administration in Barcelona is organizing an international impact and policy evaluation management seminar. Tailor-made for civil servants and actors from the private sector, this seminar aims not to train participants as evaluators, but to put them in a position to manage evaluations and understand the basics of certain evaluation tools and approaches so they can competently interact withevaluators and assess the quality of their work. Managing authorities, in the process of implementing their evaluation plans for the 2014-2020 period, will also benefit from this training.
This evaluation seminar offers:
A combination of lectures and workshops from expert evaluators and evaluation managers
A deeper understanding of two families of evaluation approaches and the design and monitoring of evaluations
A chance to submit examples of specific evaluation objectives to our experts, who will coach participants on their real cases.
An exchange of knowledge, practices and experience with impact evaluation
As we build towards The Breaking Barriers in Participation and Inclusion in Peacebuilding Evaluation Conference in South Africa, join DME for Peace tomorrow Thursday, November 17th at 10:00am EST as Mark Abrahams, Founding Member of the South African Monitoring & Evaluation Association and Editor-in-Chief of the African Evaluation Journal, hosts the M&E Thursday Talk series to lead a discussion on "The roles and function of VOPEs in promoting democratic practices and accountability: The case of SAMEA."
This discussion will focus on the South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association (SAMEA) as a Volunteer Organization for Professional Evaluation and reflects briefly on its creation, the steady growth over the years and the significant challenges it faced both internally and externally. As a function of deepening and strengthening democracy, transparency and ensuring that it remains relevant, SAMEA must also attend to the existing gaps in the evaluation skills set(s) or competencies of its members. What is often under-represented in formal accredited courses, short courses and a significant number of M&E professional development initiatives - is the focus on the interpersonal domain that addresses human relations and social interactions that ground evaluator effectiveness.
Location: Afghanistan Application deadline: 24 November 2016 Type of contract: External Collaboration Contract Post Level: International Consultant Languages required: Proficiency in written and spoken English Expected duration: 30 working days (between 15 December 2016 and 31 March 2017) with field work during Jan 22 January to Feb 2 2016.
Road to Jobs: Bringing decent work to rural households of the Northern Provinces in Afghanistan Project. The Project is funded by SIDA-UNOPS and is implemented by ILO Kabul. This three year Project started its implementation starting mid-2015 and will end in mid-2018. Road to Jobs (R2J) project aims at these constraints more systematically to get at the ‘root causes’ for the underperformance of selected value chain sectors, and in doing so to encourage local ownership of change and sustainable impact.
As a follow-up to the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) study on "Evaluation Use in the UN System", the Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) would like to invite you to a webinar discussion on:
How IFAD promotes learning among development partners in the field
Tuesday,15 November, 2016
3:30 pm (CET)
Key message 6 from the study addresses an important fact: No development organization operates in isolation. Whether it be government counterparts, partner UN agencies or national development stakeholders, there is a broad audience for evaluation products, their findings and their recommendations. It is in this spirit that in 1994 the Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD launched the practice of hosting a national workshop learning event as a final step in the country programme evaluation process, bringing together participants from the national government, national development organizations and IFAD.
Job Number: 501108 | Vacancy Link Location: Evaluation Office, New York Work Type : Fixed Term Staff
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.
UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child, in everything we do. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children everywhere. UNICEF is funded entirely by voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
4 November 2016, goes down in the History of the Evaluation Profession in Rwanda as the day that gave birth to the Rwanda Monitoring and Evaluation Society. I am happy to have witnessed this great milestone in Africa’s Evaluation History as it unfolded at the Lemigo Hotel in Kigali, Rwanda. The process that finally culminated into the official launch of the Society traces its origins to the International Programme for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) through the inspiration of Dr. Linda Morra-Imas and Dr. Ray Rist. These two Evaluation greats conducted a mini-IPDET to a cross-section of Evaluation professionals in Rwanda a few years back.
The Development Effectiveness Team of ADB's Private Sector Operations Department is currently looking for a Senior Economist
Lead and provide guidance to ensure economic soundness of private sector operations. Assist in providing quality assurance with respect to the identification, measuring and monitoring of development effectiveness of Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD) transactions. Provide support to PSOD project divisions in economic evaluation of projects. Represents PSOD, as appropriate, in consultations with other departments and with other multilateral development banks (MDBs) on development effectiveness. Work within general policies, principles and goals, working directly with clients.
Closing Date Friday, November 4, 2016 11:59 p.m. (2359 Manila Time, 0800 GMT)
UNICEF’s Evaluation Office (EO) is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from qualified institutions (consultancy firms, universities, etc.) for the provision of services to complete an independent global thematic evaluation of UNICEF’s strategies and programme performance with regard to strengthening child protection systems.