The Senior Evaluation Officer substantively contributes to IOE evaluation management activities with a view to ensuring adherence to IOE evaluation policy, quality standards and evaluation manual. Major activities include but are not limited to:
a.Substantively contributing to the preparation of IOE’s Annual Work Programme, the conduct of internal peer reviews and the periodical review of IFAD’s evaluation methodology and processes;
b.Contributing to the development of evaluation methodology; and
c.Leading, training and motivating international/national experts in the conduct of project evaluation.
Please watch the twenty-first video of the GPFE’s Parliamentarian for Evaluation campaign promoting the use and demand of evaluation work from the perspective of parliamentarians around the world. This video is from Hon. Evelyn Mpagi-Kaabule, Parliamentarian from Uganda, who has been interviewed by the African Parliamentarians’ Network on Development Evaluation (APNODE) amongst 18 other African Parliamentarians with the support of the African Evaluation Association (AfrEA), the Zimbabwe Evaluation Association (ZEA) and Reprostudio.
Let’s watch here what Hon. Evelyn Mpagi-Kaabule wants to share with the global evaluation community.
In parallel to the release of this video, we specially invite Voluntary Organizations for Professional Evaluation (VOPEs) and evaluation professionals to engage parliamentarians in the campaign. Please contact Jérôme Gandin, Campaign Manager firstname.lastname@example.org for personalized invitations to parliamentarians and the campaign team for further support. For further information about the GPFE, please contact Ada Ocampo, email@example.com or Asela Kalugampitiya firstname.lastname@example.org.
Meeting between Samuel KOUAKOU (President of 2IEval) and Mahamat Djime DRENI-Mi (President of RTSE).
This meeting aims to lay the foundations for a partnership between the Ivorian Initiative for Evaluation (2IEval) and the Chadian Monitoring and Evaluation Network (RTSE). In addition, the two organizations agreed to establish a framework of sharing experiences in monitoring and evaluation and exchange experts for the Capacity Building between Côte d’Ivoire and Chad.
UN Women is recruiting an evaluation team with 1 international and 1 national consultant to undertake UN Women-DRC Country Portfolio Evaluation (CPE). The CPE is commissioned by the Country Office (CO) as a forward-looking exercise aimed at supporting the CO and national stakeholders’ strategic learning and decision-making. It uses the CO’s Strategic Note as the main point of reference.
The purpose of the evaluation is to determine the effectiveness, efficiency, impact, relevance and sustainability of the UN Women programme. Specifically the evaluation seeks to take stock of programme achievements, challenges and opportunities; verify the continued relevance of the programme; assess the programme design, objectives, strategies and implementation arrangements and draw lessons learned and provide forward-looking options to inform the next planning exercise of the Country Programme.
The current Government of Bangladesh and the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) from 2012 to 2016 is striving to reduce inequity gaps and increase access to basic services for deprived populations in the 20 districts at the bottom of the social deprivation ladder. Communication for Development (C4D) is a major cross-cutting strategy for both the UNDAF and of the UNICEF country programme for the period 2012-2016. The UNICEF C4D programme intends to engage communities to understand people, their beliefs and values, and the social norms that shape their lives. Through sharing of knowledge, understanding and addressing the barriers and constraints across all levels of the community, individuals and communities are informed and empowered to develop or change behaviours and take actions to improve their lives. The goal of the C4D programme is thus to increase knowledge and create awareness among communities, to change individual beliefs and perceptions, influence attitudes and behaviours, and consequently social norms and social practices. Through emphasis on amplifying the voices of the most marginalised and vulnerable, C4D aims to make a positive difference in the lives of children, their families and communities in achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) with equity.
Transformation requires a change in mindset that must draw on what works, what does not work—and why—to succeed. AfDB Development Evaluation Week 2016 aims to help drive Africa’s transformation by convening development practitioners to share evidence-based knowledge about what works and why, in a bid to inform the way forward towards achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The learning event aims specifically to foster sharing of evidence-based knowledge related to the five core areas (the “High 5s”)1 the AfDB has chosen to focus on during the next five years. Discussions are expected to inform implementation and evaluation of the “High 5’s”, which are complex by virtue of their nature and African context.
Semaine de l’Evaluation du Développement de la BAD 2016
Accélérer la Transformation de l’Afrique | Du 7 au 10 Nov 2016
La réussite de tout processus de transformation nécessite un changement des mentalités qui doit s’inspirer des succès et des échecs, tout en exposant les raisons. La Semaine de l’évaluation de la BAD 2016 entend contribuer à stimuler la transformation de l’Afrique en réunissant des praticiens du développement pour partager des connaissances factuelles sur les leçons tirées de l’expérience, ce qui permettra de mieux orienter la réalisation des objectifs de développement durable des Nations Unies. L’événement, qui est un forum de réflexion, vise à encourager le partage des connaissances factuelles relatives aux cinq grandes priorités (le « Top 5 ») sur lesquelles la BAD a choisi de se concentrer pour les cinq années à venir. Les discussions sont censées guider la mise en oeuvre et l’évaluation du « Top 5 »1 qui sont complexes, de par leur nature, et au regard du contexte africain.
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