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New Webinar Available: The Contribution of Professionalization of Evaluation

We are pleased to announce that our latest webinar on The Contribution of Professionalization of Evaluation to the Transformation of …

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ELC

ELC – Learn about managing conflict, blended evaluations, quantitative research and more!

This July and August, ELC schedule features a range of offerings designed to enhance your skills and knowledge. Courses are …

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New book – Theories of Change in Reality: Strengths, Limitations and Future Directions

Check this out this new book, open free access online: “Theories of Change in Reality | Strengths, Limitations and Future …

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IEO Recruitment of a Consultant to Support UNEG

Kindly note that UNDP IEO is recruiting a consultant to support the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG). The UNEG Programme …

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New resources from UNFPA IEO

As signatories to the Youth in Evaluation manifesto, the UNFPA IEO and the EvalYouth continue to make concerted efforts to …

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IDEAS – gLOCAL2024 – Webinar on Professionalization

IDEAS is co-organizing a panel with CLEAR FA and the RFE, during gLOCAL2024. The topic addressed by the speakers will …

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IDEAS Board Elections 2024 – Results

The Election Committee is pleased to announce the results of IDEAS Board Elections 2024 We congratulate again the candidate who …

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Global Launch and Call for Submissions: SDGs Spotlights Initiative

EvalSDGs is thrilled to announce the SDGs Spotlights initiative’s launch, “Empowering National Evaluation for SDGs: from Evaluation Capacities toward National …

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Earth Day Evaluation Declaration

Environmental, Social and Economic Sustainability in Evaluations On this Earth Day 2024, we invite you to join colleagues, networks and …

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CALL FOR NOMINATION OF IDEAS BOARD MEMBERS

CALL FOR NOMINATION OF IDEAS BOARD MEMBERS Two positions in IDEAS Board are open by the beginning of May 2024: …

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Evaluation of SDG7 Policies and Programs

Evaluation of SDG7 Policies and Programs

EEAP has planned a series of webinars in 2024, dedicated to deep-diving into SDG7 policies and programs. Their primary goal …

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Future of evaluations

Future of evaluation: Charting a path in a changing development landscape

Join us for a series of virtual conversations from April 8 to 10, 2024, on the future direction of the …

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Independent Magazine - Issue 8, 2024

Independent Magazine – Issue 8, 2024

This edition celebrates the 20th anniversary of the independence of our evaluation office by featuring interviews with the founding directors, …

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Application 2024 Evaluation Capacity Development (ECD) Seminar

Application 2024 Evaluation Capacity Development (ECD) Seminar

The University of Antwerp organize is organizing its Strengthening National Monitoring and Evaluation Capacities: National evaluation societies as a driving …

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Introduction to RBM: Monitoring and Evaluation for Professionals

For those who are looking for training on results-based management (RBM) and monitoring and evaluation (M&E), do not miss this …

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CES’ refreshed Ethics Guidance (2023) is now available!

The Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) is pleased to announce that the refreshed Ethics Guidance is available in English and French …

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WHO vacancy

World Health Organization (WHO) is looking for a Programme Officer (Evaluation). The purpose of Evaluation Office (EVL) is to stimulate …

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UNFPA

UNFPA IEO is recruiting

UNFPA Independent Evaluation Office share two exciting opportunities: Evaluation Capacity Development Specialist. The applications are accepted until 8 March and …

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gLOCAL2024-Call for proposals

gLOCAL2024 – Call for event proposals

Did you know? YOU can host an event for the gLOCAL Evaluation Week. And what’s more, you can propose an …

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EES2024 Bursaries

EES2024 – Call for Bursaries and Professional Development Workshop

The EES2024 conference will be held in Rimini, Italy next September for a conference focused on how we can work …

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Half-time for SDG Evidence Generation: Insights from the Development Evidence Portal

This is a 3iE Working paper was released in December 2023 by 3iE with support from the German Institute for …

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Evaluation of SDG7 – Towards Sustainable Energy for All

Energy Evaluation Asia Pacific (EEAP) is excited to extend their invitation to you for their upcoming second webinar of the …

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WFP Impact Evaluation Forum

WFP is hosting its first Impact Evaluation Forum from 4-7 December at WFP Headquarters in Rome. Bringing together governments, donors, UN …

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ALNAP Survey – Using evaluation criteria in humanitarian settings

After more than 17 years of effective use, ALNAP is updating its popular guidance ‘Evaluation Humanitarian Action using the OECD-DAC …

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SDG localization through local governance

To fulfill the transformative potential of the 2030 Agenda, its global vision needs to be translated into national and local …

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Follow-up from the IDEAS Global Assembly 2023

The IDEAS 2023 Global Assembly was held on April 18, 2023. On behalf of the IDEAS board, gratefulness is expressed …

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Canadian Evaluation Society Conference: International Exchange Day

Dear colleagues, As you may be aware the Canadian Evaluation Society Conference: Evaluation in a changing world is fast approaching. …

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gLOCAL Panel: What Are The Key Collaborative Arrangements Needed To Generate Influential Evaluations?

Organized by | IDEAS – International Development Evaluation Association ,BRICS New Development Bank/ Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) When: 2 June …

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New UNGA Resolution on country-led evaluation of the SDGs adopted

This is to announce that a new UN resolution on “Strengthening Voluntary National Reviews through Country-led Evaluation”  has been adopted by the United …

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Virtual IDEAS Global Assembly

Dear friends of IDEAS, Please become members of IDEAS or renew your membership via https://ideas-global.org/membership-overview/ and participate in the virtual …

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2022 Conference Summary

Dear IDEAS Conference participants, The IDEAS Conference 2022 “Power of Evaluation: Influencing Decision Making for a Better and More Equal …

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The IDEAS Conference 2022 “Power of Evaluation: Influencing Decision Making for a Better and More Equal World” was successfully completed!

Dear members and friends of IDEAS, The IDEAS Conference 2022 “Power of Evaluation: Influencing Decision Making for a Better and …

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Draft agenda of the Online IDEAS Conference 2022 Power of Evaluation: Influencing Decision Making for a Better and More Equal World

Dear members and friends of IDEAS, Draft agenda of the Online IDEAS Conference 2022 Power of Evaluation: Influencing Decision Making …

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Call for Scholarship Applications for the Conference registration fees „Power of evaluation: Influencing decision making for a better and more equal world” (27-30 September 2022)

It is our pleasure that we can offer two Calls for Scholarship Applications for the registration fee to the online …

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Call for scholarships for the registration fee to the online IDEAS Conference 2022 and to the Evaluation for Transformation Award Ceremony on 27-30 September 2022!

Dear members and friends of IDEAS, It is our pleasure to inform you that we have launched a Call for scholarships …

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The registration for online IDEAS Conference “Power Of Evaluation: Influencing Decision Making For A Better And More Equal World” (26-29 September 2022) is open!

The registration for online IDEAS Conference on 26-29 September 2022 „Power of evaluation: Influencing decision making for a better and …

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IDEAS online Conference “Power Of Evaluation: Influencing Decision Making For A Better And More Equal World”(26-29 September 2022) website

We would like to inform you that our Conference website has been launched – you can find it via the …

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Call for Abstracts for 2022 IDEAS Conference and Global Assembly has been extended

Dear members and friends of IDEAS, The Call for Abstracts for the IDEAS Conference and Global Assembly 2022 has been …

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Webinar on Transformational Change for People and the Planet

Date: 16 June 2022, from 1.20 p.m. UTC (a hybrid event) The Czech Evaluation Society, within its Annual Conference 2022, …

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Call for Abstracts for 2022 IDEAS Conference and Global Assembly

Dear members and friends of IDEAS, the Call for Abstracts for 2022 IDEAS Conference and Global Assembly has been launched. Please …

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IDEAS Elections: Nomination results

NOMINATION RESULTS: IDEAS BOARD ELECTIONS 2022 15th March 2022 The IDEAS Election committee is pleased to announce the results of the …

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Call for Nomination of IDEAS Board Members

Call for Nomination of IDEAS Board Members Three positions in IDEAS Board are open by the end of March 2022: …

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IDEAS Conference and Global Assembly 2022

SAVE THE DATE!   The IDEAS Conference and Global Assembly 2022 „Power of evaluation: Influencing decision making for a better …

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Transformational Change for People and the Planet

We would like to announce a new book “Transformational Change for People and the Planet” by IDEAS member Juha I. …

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Adapting evaluation in times of crises: lessons learnt

Where: Webex Meetings Online When: 24 January 2022 at 12:30 CET Reflections on lessons from the EvalCrisis initiative In the …

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The book “Ethics for Evaluation Beyond “doing no harm” to “tackling bad” and “doing good”

The Christmas present for development evaluation enthusiasts and evaluators is here. Edited By Rob D. van den Berg, Penny Hawkins, Nicoletta Stame In Ethics …

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New book by Fabiola Amariles (in Spanish): “Women, to lead our way: 5 key skills for power and success”

The increasing presence of women in professions that were previously reserved for men is evident. In the field of evaluation, …

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Evaluation for Transformational Change Award – the submission of applications was closed

IDEAS, IOE IFAD and IEG World Bank would like to thank all of you who nominated an evaluation for the …

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Evaluation for Transformational Change Award – Extended deadline

The deadline for the Transformational Change Award is extended to October 6! Nominate an evaluation today – https://ideas-global.org/award-2022/award-apply/ Evaluation for …

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Webinar: Transformational Evaluation for the Global Crises of Our Times

IDEAS is proud to invite you to the webinar jointly promoted with the Waters Center for Systems Thinking, with Rob …

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A book review of “Transformational Evaluation for the Global Crises of Our Times”

We would like to share with you a book review of “Transformational Evaluation for the Global Crises of Our Times” …

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IDEAS Book: Transformational Evaluation for the Global Crises of Our Times

Chapters of the book Transformational Evaluation for the Global Crises of Our Times can be downloaded from this site. The …

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IDEAS Book: Transformational Evaluation for the Global Crises of Our Times

IDEAS book Transformational Evaluation for the Global Crises of Our Times You can find the record of the Book Launch …

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Changing Bureaucracies: Adapting to Uncertainty, and How Evaluation Can Help – Exclusive discount to IDEAS members

Routledge/ Taylor & Francis Group now offers a 20% discount to IDEAS members to all the books In the Comparative Policy …

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IDEAS book on ‘Evaluation in Contexts of Fragility, Conflict, and Violence’ is now available to order

IDEAS Book Evaluation in Contexts of Fragility, Conflict, and Violence Editors: Hur Hassnain, Lauren Kelly, Simona Somma   In July, …

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Evaluation for Transformational Change Award

Are you aware of an evaluation of a development intervention that resulted in transformational change, explicitly linked to the SDGs? …

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gLOCAL Evaluation week

We are glad to invite you to the IDEAS Panels during the gLOCAL Evaluation week! You can find dates and times of …

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Institute of Development Studies. New professional development courses.

We are glad to let you know about two upcoming professional development courses from the Institute of Development Studies that …

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Remembering Sulley Gariba, Founding President of IDEAS… and so much more

A few months ago, our dear friend Sulley Gariba shared with some of us an eternal truth: “Never give up …

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In Memory of Dr. Sulley Gariba

In Memory of Dr. Sulley Gariba (1958-2021) A leader in the international evaluation movement, Sulley served as the founding President …

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IDEAS book launch EVALUACIÓN PARA EL CAMBIO TRANSFORMADOR: Oportunidades y Desafíos para los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible

IDEAS International y ReLAC se complancen en invitarl@s al lanzamiento de la versión en castellano del libro “EVALUACIÓN PARA EL …

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IDEAS Elections 2021 Results

Read Nominations must be made on the nomination form and e-mailed to the IDEAS Coordinator: ideascoordinator@gmail.com. Nominations must be received between 22nd …

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Panel responses to questions not addressed during the RCTs in Development: A critical perspective Book Launch event

10 December 2020 You can find a recording of the meeting here. Moderator note: The book is an edited volume, …

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Shaping Policy with Evidence

There is increasing pressure on government officials, research programmes and NGOs to make better use of evidence to produce viable …

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IDEAS Book Launch Recording: Randomized Control Trials in the Field of Development: a critical perspective

On 10 December IDEAS had the pleasure of leading one of several launches of the eagerly awaited and highly relevant …

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IDEAS Webinar. Book Launch: Randomized Control Trials in the Field of Development

Join us for a discussion (via Zoom) with five representatives of the editors and authors   Thursday, 10 December 2020 …

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The IDEAS’ Plenary at the Asian Evaluation Week on Evaluation for transformational change

Panel session initiated by IDEAS as part of The 2020 Asian Evaluation Week was held on 10th September 2020. If …

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Panel session initiated by IDEAS as part of the 2020 Asian Evaluation Week

We are glad to invite all our members to participate in Session 26: Evaluation for transformational change in fragile settings …

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IDEAS 2020 Elections Results

New IDEAS Board is complete! Ada Ocampo is the new President and Josephine Watera remains the representative for Sub-Saharan Africa, both elected unopposed. Fabiola Amariles was …

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Evaluation for Transformational Change Webinar

On 7 April 2020 UNICEF Evaluation Office, EVALSDGs and IDEAS hosted a Webinar on “Evaluation for Transformational Change”. The webinar …

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NEWSLETTER SPECIAL ISSUE 2019 IDEAS GLOBAL ASSEMBLY

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AWARD: Evaluation for Transformational Change

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IDEAS' EvalFCV Going Places

IDEAS’ EvalFCV Going Places:  On January 18th, Hur Hassnain, IDEAS Board Member for Asia Pacific region and Chair of our …

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Appeal to members on governance of IDEAS

Further to our recent message on the 2018 Elections, the Board would like to initiate an exchange and interaction with …

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IDEAS Board's response to new accusations from Mr Awuor Ponge

It is very unfortunate that Mr Ponge has once again distributed widely in the global evaluation community and beyond what …

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NEW – IDEAS Newsletter 2018 (Issue 3)

Issue 3 of the IDEAS Newsletter (May 2018) was sent to IDEAS Members on 24th May. Members who didn’t receive the newsletter by email can access it through this page.

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New IDEAS Board Policy on IDEAS and the EU General Data Protection Regulation

Privacy of information is increasingly important in this world of big data, social media and new internet companies dealing in …

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IPDET is Back – New courses to run in July 2018

The Center for Evaluation (CEval) (Germany), in consortium with the University of Bern (Switzerland), has been selected to manage and deliver IPDET …

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Upcoming events in the Meetings and Events calendar

Two new events have been added to the Meetings and Events calendar for your information: “Communicating evidence for sustainable development” …

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Measuring Peace in our Lifetime

How to best approach evaluating SDG-16 – Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions by Hur Hassnain Evaluating peace, justice and strong …

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Nomination Results: IDEAS’ Special Board Election 2017

The IDEAS Election Committee is pleased to announce the results of the nominations for the vacant board position (Board Member …

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Nomination Results: IDEAS' Special Board Election 2017

The IDEAS Election Committee is pleased to announce the results of the nominations for the vacant board position (Board Member …

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IDEAS – APEA Memorandum of Understanding Signed

In line with fostering regional partnerships with evaluation associations to pursue common goals through mutual collaboration and reciprocal support, IDEAS …

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UN Women Evaluation Handbook – now available in Arabic, French and Spanish

The Independent Evaluation Office is pleased to launch the UN Women Evaluation Handbook: How to manage gender-responsive evaluation in French, …

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UNEG Norms and Standards for Evaluation – Available in all six UN official languages

In July 2016, the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) launched the updated 2016 UNEG Norms and Standards. This publication is …

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AEA makes eStudy courses available on-demand

As 2017 is in full swing, AEA would like to highlight that 2016 was an exceptional year for evaluation education …

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Evidence on Climate Action for Sustainable Development

Another source for inspiration and international best practices has just become available on the internet. In 2014 the second international …

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Principles to Guide Collaborative Approaches to Evaluation (CAE)

The COVE research team (Collaborative Opportunities to Value Evaluation: Brad Cousins, Lyn Shula, Elizabeth Whitmore, Hind Al Hudib, Nathalie Gilbert) …

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Launch of the first guide on Evaluation of Humanitarian Action

Some of you may already be aware that ALNAP launched Evaluations in Humanitarian Action Guide yesterday at the Overseas Development …

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3ie launches summary report of the biggest systematic review on education effectiveness in low- and middle-income countries

3ie has launched the summary report of the most comprehensive systematic review on the impact of education programmes in low- …

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IDEAS Code of Ethics for Sustainable Evaluation

We cordially invite delegates at the EES conference in Maastricht to join us for a panel discussion on “IDEAS Code …

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A special welcome to our new website!

Dear members and visitors, The website of IDEAS has been renewed. In a survey last year members overwhelmingly told us …

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Leaving no-one behind: Evaluating SDGs with an Equity focused and Gender responsive lens.

In March 2016, policy makers and evaluators gathered in New York City to meet the challenge of evaluating the Sustainable Development …

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