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UNICEF's Evaluation Office launches EVALNEWS - Issue 77

Dear colleagues,

EVALNEWS Issue 77 focuses on Evaluation and Advocacy.  Several resources on this topic have been included.

In Highlight EvalNews features the forthcoming EVALFEST in India. Please find EvalNews 77 attached. Enjoy.Issue77EvalNews.pdf

Added by Ada Ocampo on December 12, 2017 at 2:24 — No Comments

Reflections on Using Most Significant Change in an Anti-Corruption Program

This post was originally posted on, and is part of, the corruption in fragile states series hosted on CDA Collaborative Learning Project's CDA Perspectives blog.

In this post, Cheyanne Scharbatke-Church and Sandra Sjogren reflect on their experience using Most Significant Change (MSC) in monitoring an anti-corruption program.  We discuss the fit to…

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Added by Jasmine Walovitch on November 16, 2017 at 21:38 — No Comments

Global Cafe in Practice

During an interactive lecture given by Ms. Ritu Nanda on Knowledge Based management and evaluaiton at the National Institute on Labour, Economics and Man Power Research, we had an opportunity to practice Global Café. Four groups were formed that undertook the following questions?

Group 1.

How is knowledge captured? Is anything missed?

Group 2.

How is knowledge organised? Is everything accessible?

Group 3.

 How is knowledge shared? Are all staff able…

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Added by ANNE MWENDE NDOLO on November 13, 2017 at 16:30 — 1 Comment

WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT PRINCIPLES (WEPs) Gender Gap Analysis Tool

Introduction (video): https://youtu.be/_0PGrh1YylQ

The WEPs Gender Gap Analysis Tool is a free, user-friendly, and strictly confidential tool designed to help companies from around the world identify strengths, gaps, and opportunities to improve their performance on gender equality. Results are provided in a concise and clear format so companies can easily identify areas for improvement.

WEPs Gender Gap Analysis Tool:…

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Added by Laura Gagliardone on November 4, 2017 at 20:46 — 2 Comments

Formations sur l'évaluation axée sur l'équité et sensible au genre: qu'avons-nous appris et comment pouvons-nous nous améliorer?

Bonjour collègues et ami(e)s,

Nous, au sein du groupe de coordination de EvalGender +, cherchons à comprendre ce qui a fonctionné dans les formations sur les évaluations axées sur l'équité et sensibles au genre (EFGR). Cette information aiderait à concevoir et à dispenser des formations efficaces et à assurer l'application et l'utilisation des compétences et des connaissances acquises. Nous sollicitons  vos expériences, leçons apprises et recommandations sur les questions…

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Added by LOYE Alexis Salvador on October 30, 2017 at 8:00 — No Comments

Associations nationales d'évaluation sensibles au genre et promotion d'évaluations axées sur l'équité et le genre

Cher(e)s collègues,

En préparation de plusieurs événements mondiaux et régionaux des associations nationales d'évaluation ce dernier trimestre de l'année 2017, nous évaluons les besoins afin de nous assurer que les associations en évaluation sont sensibles au genre et favorisent une évaluation sensible au genre.  

1) Que peut-on faire pour s'assurer que les associations d'évaluation sont sensibles au genre et encouragent une évaluation sensible au genre?

2) Comment les…

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Added by LOYE Alexis Salvador on October 18, 2017 at 23:30 — No Comments

Guidance to Evaluate SDG with a gender lens available in 5 languages!

We are happy to announce that the Guidance on Evaluating the Sustainable Development Goals with a “No one left behind” lens through equity-focused and gender-responsive evaluation is now available in 5 languages. 

We, at EvalGender+,  recognize the importance to make resources accessible to the wider public as much as possible, trying to leave no one behind. That's why we believe that translating our materials is of…

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Added by Florencia Tateossian on October 18, 2017 at 19:20 — 5 Comments

Value added of post project evaluation, rather than just final evaluation

Hello - please see our research report on post project #evaluation where we show the value added to 'program cycle' final evaluation. (Un)expected #sustainability or not, emerging sustainability and more: http://valuingvoices.com/building-the-evidence-base-for-post-project-evaluation-a-report-to-the-faster-forward-fund/

Added by Jindra Cekan, PhD on October 5, 2017 at 0:44 — 8 Comments

EVALPARTNERS Global Forum III - Report - Now Available.

Dear colleagues,

It is with great excitement that I share with you the Third EvalPartners Global Forum report. Please find here:…

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Added by Ada Ocampo on September 5, 2017 at 23:30 — No Comments

“Evaluation as a driver of reform in IFIs”: We need your views on how to include gender

IDEV, Independent Evaluation of the African Development Bank, issues a Quarterly Knowledge Publication, "Evaluation Matters".  We are currently accepting submissions for the…

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Added by kate stoney on August 23, 2017 at 1:06 — No Comments

Distinction: Hon. Imbassou Ouattara receives the ivorian "Gold Evaluation" Special Award

On August 3, 2017, Mr. Imbassou Ouattara Abbas was awarded the Special "Gold Evaluation" Prize of the Ivorian Initiative for Evaluation (2IEval), for his significant contribution to the promotion of the practice of evaluation in Côte d'Ivoire, which made it possible to integrate the evaluation…

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Added by Samuel KOUAKOU on August 18, 2017 at 16:21 — No Comments

Distinction: Imbassou Ouattara reçoit le Prix Spécial « Evaluation d’Or »

M. Imbassou Ouattara Abbas a reçu, le 3 août 2017, le Prix Spécial « Evaluation d’Or » de l’Initiative Ivoirienne pour l’Evaluation (2IEval), pour sa contribution significative à la promotion de la pratique de l’Evaluation en Côte d’Ivoire qui a permis l’intégration de…

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Added by Samuel KOUAKOU on August 18, 2017 at 16:10 — 2 Comments

Outcome Mapping and Gender

Dear Friends, 

You may want to have a look at this new resource from the Outcome Mapping Learning Community. 

I analyze and reflect on how Outcome Mapping and Gender concepts align. See here https://www.outcomemapping.ca/download/Discussion%20Summary-%20OM%20and%20Gender.pdf

It is based on several months of discussion with the online community. You can view the discussion…

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Added by SONAL ZAVERI on August 3, 2017 at 23:00 — No Comments

Measuring Social Norms on WEE Programmes: Lessons from Itad’s Work in Gender Equality

The role of social norms change in economically empowering women was a hot topic at the SEEP Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Learning Forum earlier this year.

The event was opened by Professor Naila Kabeer, who argued that not taking cultural and social norms into consideration when enhancing women’s economic empowerment (WEE) can undermine the transformative potential of WEE efforts. Dr Cynthia Drakeman also presented the…

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Added by Mollie Liesner on July 28, 2017 at 15:03 — 2 Comments

Evaluating progress toward the SDGs : We need your views on how to include gender

Evaluating progress towards the SDGs will require an assessment of whether that progress is equitable, relevant and sustainable. Furthermore, if development is to be inclusive and leave no one behind, human rights principles and standards should also be considered. Is the field of…

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Added by kate stoney on July 20, 2017 at 14:33 — 1 Comment

Evaluation of improvements in the quality of life of women on the island of Santiago in Cabo Verde



The wind-swept islands of the archipelago of Cabo Verde, with their…

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Added by kate stoney on July 20, 2017 at 14:00 — No Comments

Why is 'good data' important to achieve #SDGs?

Lots of DATA got us thinking about how we could make it interesting- Why is 'good data' important to achieve Video Link

Video Link…

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Added by Payal Mulchandani on July 20, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

I BELIEVE IN A BETTER WORLD, AND YOU? MY 17 DAILY ACTIONS TO SUPPORT THE SDGs

Dear Gender and Evaluation Community, I am taking the initiative to show you an article I have written on my 17 daily actions to support the SDGs: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/i-believe-better-world-you-laura-my-17-daily-actions-sdgs-laura. It is working as engagement tool and, over the past weeks, I have received good comments which could be developed in ideas and…

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Added by Laura Gagliardone on July 5, 2017 at 12:40 — 2 Comments

Reflections from Community of Evaluators, Bhutan Conference

Creativity and good facilitation are at the heart of participatory research!

Recently, I attended a conference on Impact Evaluation hosted by the Community of Evaluators (COE)/ South Asia in Thimpu, Bhutan. The conference was all sorts of GREAT! Four days was divided into two days of pre conference workshops, while the two-day conference saw several interesting panel discussions.

This being one of my first international conferences on Evaluation, I was…

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Added by Payal Mulchandani on June 23, 2017 at 12:49 — 2 Comments

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