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Turning SDG Promises into Action

Adopted by 185 nations across the world in September 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) tackles a broad range of global challenges, aiming to eradicate poverty, reduce multiple and intersecting inequalities, address climate change, end conflict and sustain peace in the world.

Due to the relentless efforts of women’s rights advocates from across the globe, the 2030 Agenda’s commitment to gender equality is prominent, comprehensive and cross-cutting, building…

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Added by Pradeep Kumar Panda on July 12, 2018 at 10:30 — No Comments

Advancing Gender Equality in Education in Crises

According United Nations data, more than 8 million Children across the World are affected by various crises. Girls in crisis settings are nearly 2.5 times more likely to be out of school than those living in countries where there is no crisis.

Their equal access to quality, relevant, and safe learning opportunities should serve as a major objective. Recognizing that girls’ education and gender equality are affected by processes within and beyond schools, UN decided to develop a gender…

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Added by Pradeep Kumar Panda on July 7, 2018 at 10:08 — No Comments

In search of India’s missing women

Almost 28 years since Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen wrote about India’s challenge of “missing women”, the Economic Survey 2017-18 acknowledges it as one of the most pressing problems faced by India. Although the Survey finds improvement in a number of women empowerment indicators, it also shows how the skewed sex ratio in India has led to gender inequality.

There are 63 million missing women and 21 million unwanted girls in the country, an alarming reality as it puts India behind…

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Added by Pradeep Kumar Panda on July 5, 2018 at 12:46 — No Comments

Role of Gender Budgeting in Gender Equality

Gender budgeting is the process of applying a gender lens to public financial management, to analyse the gender components in public spending across all sectors - not only social sector budgets - and evaluate their outcomes. Gender neutral fiscal policy can turn gender-blind if there are no systemic corrections.

 While gender budgeting processes around the world have tended to focus on public spending, the tax and non-tax revenue policies can also integrate the needs of men and women,…

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Added by Pradeep Kumar Panda on June 26, 2018 at 10:19 — No Comments

New York will be the first city in the world to report directly to the UN on the status of its implementation of the SDGs at the HLPF, 9-18 July 2018

New York will be the first city in the world to report directly to the UN on the status of its implementation of the SDGs at the HLPF, 9-18 July 2018

http://sdg.iisd.org/news/new-york-city-announces-voluntary-local-review-of-sdg-progress/

The New York City Mayor and the Commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs announced that New York City will…

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Added by Laura Gagliardone on June 18, 2018 at 20:04 — No Comments

Más de cuarenta posgrados en evaluación en América Latina y el Caribe

(thanks to Google, you can read it in English here...)

Publicado originalmente en AL BORDE DEL CAOS



Más de cuarenta…

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Added by Pablo Rodriguez Bilella on May 17, 2018 at 20:41 — No Comments

Evaluation Community of India Evalfest 2018 report

Dear all,

I am happy to enclose the report on Evalfest 2018 organised by Evaluation Community of India (ECOI) 7-9th Feb. 

EvalFest was conceived and organized by Evaluation Community of India (ECOI), an association of professionals set up in October 2015 with the objectives of spreading an evaluation culture inthe country and contributing to evaluation capacity…

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Added by Rashmi Agrawal on May 4, 2018 at 17:00 — 2 Comments

BLOG: FEMINISM...FEMINISM...FEMINISM... WHO OWNS THE SPACE TO DISCUSS THIS CRITICAL TOPIC IN EVALUATION?

Dear "Gender and Evaluation" Colleagues, 

I decided to write this blog (and sharing with you an interesting resource) after having a quick and engaging conversation with some evaluation colleagues in the US yesterday. The discussion took…

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Added by Michele Tarsilla on April 15, 2018 at 9:00 — 17 Comments

BLOG: ADVANCING GENDER EQUALITY AND THE SDGs

BLOG I have written for AEA 365: ADVANCING GENDER EQUALITY AND THE SDGs: http://aea365.org/blog/icce-week-advancing-gender-equality-and-the-sdgs-by-laura-gagliardone/

Added by Laura Gagliardone on April 11, 2018 at 19:57 — No Comments

World Health Day Planned Activity in malawi

 Our Organisation is planning to organising the World Health Day on 7th April 2018 in Malawi with following activities.

 Goal: The goal is to advocate increase for health financing to achieve UHC 2030

 Objectives

  1. To advocate for government commits to implement credible and alternative funding models for achieving UHC without Financial risk to users.
  2. To ensure every person accessing…
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Added by Amon Lukhele on April 7, 2018 at 21:30 — 2 Comments

UNITED NATIONS celebrates International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2018

Website: http://www.un.org/en/events/womensday/

"Achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls is the unfinished business of our time, and the greatest human rights challenge in our world." - UN Secretary-General, António Guterres

Gender equality means giving both women and men the chance to…

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Added by Laura Gagliardone on March 5, 2018 at 19:15 — 2 Comments

Evalpartners-peer-to-peer-grants-program-call-for-proposals-2018

EvalPartners received a grant from the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor of the United States Department for State for 2018-2019. The grant helps EvalPartners continue its global commitment to proactively support Voluntary Organizations for Professional Evaluation (VOPEs) and cover a new round of Peer to Peer (P2P) grants and Innovation Challenge partnerships, in addition to development of e-learning modules and VOPE toolkit sections on strengthening the role of…

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Added by Florencia Tateossian on March 2, 2018 at 1:43 — 2 Comments

Positioning men in gender-transformative evaluations

Of late there has been considerable discussions about gender transformative evaluations, as distinct from gender ameliorative, gender instrumental or gender-blind ones.  The gender transformative evaluations seek to assess changes in gendered (and other) power relations and norms & resources in different institutions and contribution of policies, programmes, or projects to these changes, apart from adopting a transformative evaluation methodology.  The gender ameliorative ones assess…

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Added by Ranjani K.Murthy on February 22, 2018 at 14:00 — 5 Comments

Designing for Data Use

This post was originally posted at: http://www.publichealthstrategies.net/designing-for-data-use/ ‎

This blogpost summarizes a talk I gave at the Evaluation Community of India’s recent “EvalFest” from the 7th-9th February at the Indian Habitat Centre. It advocates for using…

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Added by Anna Schurmann on February 14, 2018 at 22:37 — No Comments

Evaluation Society of Kenya 2017 2nd Half Newsletter

Dear Colleagues,…
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Added by Jennifer Mutua on February 13, 2018 at 14:00 — No Comments

Survey on exploring issues related to Org.capacity for planning,designing,and using Impact evaluations in International development context

Dear Eval_Colleagues, greetings; a fellow colleague needs our help in completing a survey that is part of her research at Western Michigan University, USA. While thanking those who have already completed the survey previously, she needs more help!!! Please consider supporting her research by completing the survey. The survey will be open until February 24th 2018.    The survey explores issues related to organizational…

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Added by JAMES OMORUYI OBAKPOLOR on February 9, 2018 at 19:18 — No Comments

EvalColombo 2018- Parliamentarians Global Event

The  Global Parliamentarians Forum for Evaluation together with EvalPartners, the Sri Lanka Parliamentarians Forum for Evaluation and the Sri Lanka Evaluation Association, will host EvalColombo2018, a three-day forum…

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Added by Asela Kalugampitiya on February 5, 2018 at 13:53 — No Comments

Gender Responsive Evaluation for young emerging evaluators

During the recent Joint ReLac-RedLacme-IDEAS Joint Evaluation Conference in Guanajuato, Mexico, a group of EvalGender+ and EvalYouth members join forces to envision how to work together. New ideas, and ways forward emerged passionately, and culminated in 3 joint actions for the near future:

  1.  EvalGender+ and EvalYouth will organize a webinar to present and interact on how to guide young evaluators in using gender-responsive evaluation tools
  2. EvalGender+ and EvalYouth will…
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Added by Florencia Tateossian on January 31, 2018 at 3:34 — 1 Comment

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