EVALSDGs Insight #10 concerns a longstanding issue: gender inequality and the degree to which the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can assure equality and equity among peoples. Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) of SDGs implementation in 66 countries indicate that countries must act vigorously to achieve gender equity across all SDGs. This Insight proposes some solutions for strengthening gender responsiveness in evaluations of the SDGs.
EES Webinar Series: Transforming Evaluation Evaluation in Turbulent Times: Navigating the Evolving Big Data Ecosystem
This panel of evaluation leaders will review cutting edge data science technologies for exploiting the huge volumes of increasingly diverse data generated by government agencies, donors, research institutions and non-profits, and examine the methodological, organisational, political and ethical challenges facing evaluators as they transition to the big data ecosystem. The panel will also discuss the organisational and strategic challenges facing evaluation offices as they adapt to the rapidly changing data landscapes and will draw lessons from how evaluation activities are already being restructured to address the challenges of Covid-19.
Speakers include: • Peter York, Principal and Chief Data Scientist, BCT Partners • Oscar Garcia, Director, Independent Evaluation Office, UNDP • Michael Bamberger, Independent Evaluation Consultant • Veronica Olazabal, Senior Advisor and Director, Measurement, Evaluation and Organizational Performance, The Rockefeller Foundation and President-elect, American Evaluation Association (AEA)