During the GEF 7th Assembly the IEO organized an interesting discussion on the "Influence and Use of Evaluations." This event focused on how evaluations shape impactful decisions to help countries in a path to a greener future. Geeta Batra, Chief Evaluation Officer, moderated a discussion with the GEF council member from Mexico and government representatives from Jordan and Nepal, and the GEF IEO Director Juha Uitto.
IDEAS Conference 2022 - Power of Evaluation: Influencing Decision Making for a Better and More Equal World
GEF IEO is proud to support the IDEAS Conference 2022. This online event will provide a platform to explore how evaluation can contribute to transformational change, one that recognizes the rights, aspirations of all people, ensures their voices are heard and questions the differential impact on those who are privileged and those who are not.
The International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) is a globally recognized and respected player in advanced training in the field of evaluation. Its courses and workshops are tailored to the needs of professionals who commission, manage, practice, or use evaluations. Their unique training programs bring together global expertise in evaluation to build foundational and advanced knowledge and skill in evaluation.
The Czech Evaluation Society, within its Annual Conference 2022, hosted a panel discussion with co-authors of the book Transformational Change for People and the Planet: Evaluating Environment and Development (Editors: Juha I. Uitto and Geeta Batra).
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. The attendant Sustainable Development Goals rest on three equally important pillars, the economic, social and environmental. In practice, however, the environmental dimension is often treated as an afterthought when it comes to policies, programs and evaluation.