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International Energy Policy and Programme Evaluation Conference

Date: Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018

The International Energy Policy and Programme Evaluation Conference (IEPPEC) will be held in Vienna, Austria from June 25-27, 2018. IEPPEC seeks to connect implementers and evaluators on the federal, state, local and utility levels. Policies and programmes for energy efficiency and climate mitigation are top priorities by the EU, IEA and UN, which has resulted in growing investments in these areas. Therefore there is a need to improve the assessment of potential and actual impacts of these measures.

Webinar on strengthening the effectiveness of private sector engagement in addressing deforestation on April 11

Date: Monday, Apr 09, 2018

Join the webinar on strengthening the effectiveness of private sector engagement in addressing deforestation matters this Wednesday, April 11, 2018. This webinar being is organised by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) in partnership with LTS International (LTS) and the ...

IPDET Returns this July

Date: Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018

The Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) of the World Bank Group announced recently the International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) is back with new partners: the Center for Evaluation (CEval), Germany in consortium with University of Bern, Switzerland. The 2018 program will be held during the last two weeks of July through a one-week Core Course, taught by Linda Morra and Ray Rist, followed by one week of in-depth workshops. Information about the program and registration details will be available by the end of March 2018.

Evaluation Week in Latin America and the Caribbean: EVAL2018

Date: Monday, Mar 12, 2018

The CLEAR Center for Latin America and the Caribbean has opened the registration of activities that aim to be part of the 2018 Evaluation Week taking place from June 4 - 8, 2018. EVAL 2018 will be a gathering place for the public sector, civil society and the academic community to come together to organize activities, creating spaces for research and discussions about how important monitoring and evaluation is for continuously improving public policy and programs in the region.

Recorded Webcast on Measuring Development Outcomes Using Geospatial Data

Date: Friday, Feb 16, 2018

A live webcast hosted by the Center of Global Development (CGDev) on How to Measure Development Outcomes Using Geospatial Data for Impact Evaluation was held on February 21, 2018. The event featured Dr. Ariel BenYishay, Chief Economist and Assistant Professor, College of William & Mary, provided an overview of the growing field of geospatial impact evaluation. BenYishay shared a case study using geospatial data that measured the impacts of Chinese development activities in sensitive forests in Tanzania and Cambodia between 2000 and 2014.

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