News & Events related to the GEF Independent Evaluation Office (IEO)
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The 32nd LDCF|SCCF Council meeting will take place from June 23 from 10:00 am - 7:00 pm EDT. The venue is the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner, located at 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22102.
The 62nd GEF Council meeting will take place from June 21-23 from 10:00 am - 7:00 pm EDT. The venue is the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner, located at 7920 Jones Branch Drive, McLean, VA 22102.
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).
By Jeneen R. Garcia, Evaluation Officer, Global Environment Facility Independent Evaluation Office
Photo on the left, credit: Ⓒ PNGQ, UNDP Ecuador.PlanetGold.org
When it comes to making the private sector more environmentally sustainable, we don't usually think of the millions of small businesses—better known as micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs)— that dominate private sector activity in developing markets.
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).
A gold mine of information: lessons from early GEF efforts to reduce mercury in artisanal and small-scale gold mining
By Gabriel Sidman, Evaluation Officer, Global Environment Facility Independent Evaluation Office
Photo on the left, credit: Gold panner in Burkina Faso, where the GEF has a long history of working in the artisanal and small-scale gold mining sector. Ⓒ Artisanal Gold Council.PlanetGold.org
In line with the health and safety measures applied by most countries in response to COVID-19, the 31st LDCF/SCCF Council Meeting will be held virtually with an agenda that covered essential and time sensitive issues only.
In line with the health and safety measures applied by most countries in response to COVID-19, the 61st Council Meeting of the GEF will be held online from December 7 to December 9, 2021.
The GEF Independent Evaluation Office will present the Working Toward a Greener Global Recovery - Final Report of OPS7 and the Annual Performance Report 2021 (APR 2021).
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.