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5th European Environmental Evaluators Network Forum

Date: Monday, Apr 25, 2016

The 5th European Environmental Evaluators Network Forum (2016 EEEN Forum) focusing on “Evaluation for better regulation in environment and climate policies – Lessons from research and practice” will take place from 15-16 September 2016 at the European Environment Agency in Copenhagen, Denmark. Practitioners and users of environmental evaluation, such as evaluators in consultancies, academics, and the public sector, are invited to participate in the forum. The deadline for submitting proposals is 31 May 2016.

Adaptation Futures Conference

Date: Friday, Mar 04, 2016

Held in Rotterdam from May 10-13, Adaptation Futures 2016 will bring together practitioners, policymakers, scholars and more to exchange new and practical ideas on climate change adaptation as well as provide insight on experiences through several high level round tables, practice and science sessions, field trips and more.

AfDB Evaluation Week 2016

Date: Friday, Mar 04, 2016

The Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank will host the Development Evaluation Week in Abidjan from April 5-7, 2016. IDEV will host numerous workshops, high-level discussions and other interactive agendas to enrich learning from experience, provide basis for accountability, and promote an evaluation culture. The program details including registration and other logistical information are being prepared.

IDEAS Global Assembly 2015 Recap

IDEAS Global Assembly 2015
Date: Tuesday, Nov 10, 2015

A team of GEF IEO staff attended the 5th Global Assembly (GA) of the International Development Evaluation Association (IDEAS) in Bangkok (October 26-30), with the theme “Evaluating Sustainable Development”.

Pilot Course on Monitoring and Evaluation of Climate Mitigation Initiatives

Wind turbines in landscape
Date: Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015

The course begins with an introduction to key concepts of M&E for climate mitigation initiatives, discussing why M&E is important, the basic components of a good M&E system, and international M&E practices. It furthers ahead covering monitoring and evaluation design and implementation for climate mitigation initiatives. The third and final lesson covers evaluation case studies and additional best practices for M&E of climate mitigation initiatives.

Date: The course commences from October 27 – November 20, 2015. 


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