Conference 2023 - Call for Abstracts
The objective of the 4th conference is to bring together experts and young evaluators to share experiences and inform future evaluation practice, with outcomes disseminated through webinars and a book.
We are excited to launch a call for abstracts of proposed presentations and organized thematic sessions for those wishing to contribute to discussions around one of the following themes:
More Responsive Evaluations Needed to Understand the Nexus Between Environment and Development
"We need to evaluate the nexus between environment and development. It cannot be one or the other. We need to understand the unintended consequences of any development intervention", affirmed Juha Ilari Uitto, during meeting at IFAD headquarters, in Rome.
EvalSDGs Insight: Mainstreaming Environmental Sustainability in Evaluation
GEF IEO Director Juha Uitto and Scott G. Chaplowe of the International Evaluation Academy recently contributed to the newest EvalSDGs Insight #14 on "Mainstreaming Environmental Sustainability in Evaluation."
Podcast: Innovative Evaluation Methods for Transformational Change with GEF IEO
How is the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) using innovative methods for transformational change in its evaluations? Listen to Geeta Batra, GEF IEO Chief Evaluation Officer and Deputy Director, at EvalEdge, a podcast of the European Evaluation Society (EES).
Supporting accountability and learning with an open mind
Geeta Batra is the Chief Evaluator and Deputy Director of the GEF Independent Evaluation Office, which assesses the progress and impact of Global Environment Facility interventions. In an interview, she shared life lessons from her work evaluating innovative environmental initiatives and reflected on the importance of mentorship and keeping an open mind to new information and perspectives.
Click here for the full interview