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5 good things in 2016 & priorities in 2017!

Enjoy this short and crisp video from Marco Segone, chair United Nations Evaluation group, who shares the 5 good things that happened in terms of Evaluation in the year 2016 and priorities in 2017 . Thanks to Marco Segone, Jin Zhang and UNEG Secretariat for the video.

Added by Rituu B Nanda on January 11, 2017 at 8:17 — No Comments

Marco Segone: Evaluation in the context of Agenda 2030 & SDGs

Marco Segone, Director of the Independent Evaluation Office at UN Women, speaks about evaluation in the context of Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).Key differences between MDGs and SDGs and also shares what SDGs mean for the evaluation community. Strong evaluation functions can determine what works and what cannot work.…

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on September 24, 2016 at 0:00 — No Comments

United Nations Evaluation Group Launches updated Norms and Standards for Evaluation - July 2016

Dear colleagues,

I have the pleasure to inform you that the UNEG Evaluation Norms and Standards have been updated to better reflect the strategic changes happened in the last 10 years, notably the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals and the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. The updated UNEG N&S includes 4 new Norms on a) Internationally agreed principles, goals and targets; b) Human rights and gender equality; c) National evaluation capacities, and d) Professionalism,…

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on July 9, 2016 at 11:08 — No Comments

How did we facilitate participatory statistics?

I was part of IDS team which facilitated Participatory Statistics to Examine the Impact of Interventions to Eradicate Slavery: Lessons from the Field’. This was for a project funded by Freedom Fund in two states of India - Bihar and UP. The study was with 14 NGO partners of Geneva Global. It was a great learning for me. Hope you like it.

Oosterhoff, P., Bharadwaj, S., Burns, D., Raj, A.M., Nanda, R.B. and Narayanan, P.

CDI Practice Paper…

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on June 9, 2016 at 13:30 — 4 Comments

Join EvalGender+ Task forces!

Background: Evalgender+ is a global partnership facilitated by EvalPartners to promote the demand, supply and use of Equity Focused and Gender Responsive Evaluations. http://www.mymande.org/evalgender EvalGender+ management group representing different geographical regions functions through task forces. Please read more about genesis of Evalgender+ management group…

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on May 24, 2016 at 11:30 — 9 Comments

Updates from EvalMena Conference

Not attending the EvalMena conference but wanting to know what's going on. Enjoy some pictures and tweets by our member Kassem El-Saddik, Ziad Moussa and Marco Segone

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on May 12, 2016 at 17:16 — 4 Comments

Contributors to E-query on SDGs and gender & equity focused Evaluation

We recently had a seven-week (January to March 2016)  E-discussion on SDGs and Gender-responsive and Equity Focused Evaluation on Gender and Evaluation community. Sincere thanks to each and everyone who contributed to the discussion.  http://gendereval.ning.com/forum/topics/eval-sdgs We compiled summaries of the four themes of the discussions and presented at…

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on April 13, 2016 at 8:30 — No Comments

The Twitter story: New York event 'no one leave behind' and SDGs

Dear Members,

Could not attend the recent event in New York? Summer Brennan from UN Women has compiled a story of the tweets posted during the event. Enjoy at  https://storify.com/unwomenEval/new-york-high-level-event-leave-no-one-behind…

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on March 23, 2016 at 11:16 — No Comments

Key learnings from discussions on evaluating SDGs with a equity & gender lens

Here are the key points of what was shared at high level meeting in New York on framework to evaluate SDGs with a equity & gender lens
Learning comes thanks to Andrea Cook, Maria Bustelo, Michael Bamberger, Florence Etta, Rosario Cardenas and…
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Added by Rituu B Nanda on March 17, 2016 at 22:00 — 11 Comments

Webinar recording: No One Left Behind, Evaluating SDGs with an Equity-Focused and Gender Responsive Lens

Webinar recording: No One Left Behind, Evaluating SDGs with an Equity-Focused and Gender Responsive Lens. The Webinar featured  • Marco Segone, co-chair, EvalGender+; Chair, United Nations Evaluation Group; and Director, UN Women Independent Evaluation Office 

• HE Kabir Hashim, Minister of Pubic Enterprise Development, Sri Lanka; and Chair, Global Parliamentarians Forum for Evaluation 

This was followed by Q & A round.

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on January 27, 2016 at 16:00 — 3 Comments

Marco Segone: leave no one behind

I am sharing Marco Segone's blog 

In 2015, the “evaluation torch” celebrating the International Year of Evaluation linked 86 events all over the world to discuss the Global Evaluation Agenda 2016-2020 (EvalAgenda). EvalAgenda, officially launched at the Parliament of Nepal in November 2015 in the…

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on January 13, 2016 at 20:30 — 1 Comment

Dr Lyn Alderman (AES) message on the launch of EvalGender+

Message from Dr Lyn Alderman, President, The Australasian Evaluation Society on the launch of Evalgender+ at Evaluation Conclave in Kathmandu on 25th Nov 2015. She also elaborates on gender culture and equity in context of Australia. Thanks Dr Lyn!

Video courtesy: Dr Rajib Nandi and Rituu B Nanda 

Added by Rituu B Nanda on November 20, 2015 at 16:30 — 1 Comment

Personal invitation to the Evaluation Conclave Nov 2015

The Community of Evaluators – South Asia (CoE-SA) is organizing its 3rd Evaluation Conclave to be held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 23 to 27 November, 2015 (both days inclusive).Conclave 2015 is a special event being co-organized with EvalPartners and the Parliamentarians' Forum during the Global Evaluation Week, as a culmination of, and celebrating the International Year of Evaluation (EvalYear). Ms Jyotsna Puri, board member of CoE,  and Chelladurai Solomon, Treasurer, CoE, personally invite…

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on October 5, 2015 at 8:31 — 1 Comment

How to avoid getting just positive stories through Photo voice tool?

How to avoid getting just positive stories through Photo voice tool? This was a query at a session on tool photo voice session at Australasian Evaluation Community Conference which attended today on 8th Sep 2015

We learned on application and utility of photovoice for evaluation of a program for differently abled people. Natalie Seed the presenter noted, “The participants found it a very empowering process as they have also been told about their limitations due to…

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on September 8, 2015 at 8:30 — 3 Comments

Who will be attending the Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) evaluation conference 2015?

Dear All,

I am trying to collect the names of those from Gender and Evaluation community who will be attending the Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) evaluation conference 2015 scheduled in Melbourne early September. The aim is that those participating can connect face to face.

Please share in comments section below if you are attending and in case you are presenting please do share the session that others can attend.

Also happy to share that for the first time I will…

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on August 23, 2015 at 19:27 — 3 Comments

Don’t label us!

Venue: Community Development Journal conference Edinburgh,

Time: late afternoon,– 2nd July 2015

 I was attending the session on Raising Refugee Women’s Voices facilitated by Fiona Ballantyne in which shared how her organization has tackled key issues around asylum and international protection, and the extent to which ‘institutions’ have responded to the insights and aspirations of refugee and asylum seeking women.

Two women both from Africa shared their…

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on July 29, 2015 at 12:30 — 8 Comments

Issue # 2 of TRANSFORM: magazine on gender-responsive evaluation

Issue # 2 of TRANSFORM, the first magazine exclusively dedicated to gender-responsive evaluation, is now available!

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on July 12, 2015 at 17:02 — 2 Comments

44 events all over the world to celebrate 2015 International Year of Evaluation

Dear colleagues,

 We are glad to inform you that so far 44 events have been planned all over the world to celebrate 2015 International Year of Evaluation passing over the Evaluation Torch (pls click here to see the full list). Events are being organized by Governments, Voluntary Organizations for Professional Evaluation (VOPEs), Civil Society…

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on May 11, 2015 at 7:47 — No Comments

EvalYear event in Netherlands: M&E for responsible innovation

The message and photos are courtesy Cecile Kusters

On 19 and 20 March 2015 the International Conference "Monitoring and Evaluation for Responsible Innovation" took place in Wageningen, organised by the Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University and…

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on March 26, 2015 at 13:00 — 1 Comment

AJE Article on the history of EvalPartners

This is from Tessie Tzavaras Catsambas 

Dear Evaluation Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce the publication of an Exemplar article I authored on the early years of EvalPartners. It is a real story based on interviews with a few people, that aims to convey how each of us, as…

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Added by Rituu B Nanda on March 24, 2015 at 21:06 — No Comments

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