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Lessons from an Evaluation of the GEF's Interventions in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations


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The GEF Independent Evaluation Office, the Environmental Law Institute and the World Bank hosted a webinar on Lessons from an Evaluation of the GEF's Interventions in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations. The event was part of the gLOCAL Evaluation Week 2021.

Learning from GEF Support in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations


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Webinar on Learning from GEF Support in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations organized by the Environment, Fragility, and Conflict Community of Practice of the World Bank. The Independent Evaluation Office of the GEF presented its Evaluation of GEF Support in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations. The evaluation assessed the impacts of conflict and fragility on the design and implementation of GEF interventions at three scales: globally, at the country and regional levels, and at the project level.

2021 CES Conference

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The Independent Evaluation Office of the GEF is a sponsor of the 2021 Canadian Evaluation Society conference scheduled from May 9 – 14 with workshops starting April 30. The conference theme is centered on Evaluation Utilization: Achieving Our Potential. The IEO is sponsoring 10 participants to the conference from Latin America, Africa, and Asia. A virtual booth where users can ask questions to the office will also be available to participants of the conference.

The GEF celebrates Earth-Day by marking the first day of the GEF-8 replenishment process


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The GEF-8 replenishment meeting began with a presentation by the IEO, which was well received with particular interest in integration, innovation, and private sector engagement. A report on key findings from completed and ongoing IEO evaluations was prepared to inform negotiations.

The full OPS7 report The Role and Contribution of the GEF in Supporting a Global Green Future will be made available for the second replenishment meeting in September 2021.

PlanetGOLD in Review: Making a World of Difference in Small-scale Gold Mining


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The findings of the recently completed Evaluation of GEF Interventions in ASGM were presented to an event on planetGOLD in Review: Making a World of Difference in Small-scale Gold Mining. The event aimed to inform and raise awareness among governments, civil society and private sector partners from the gold supply chain (refiners, jewelers, electronics) regarding accomplishments of planetGOLD since its launch in 2019, and plans for its expansion.

Transforming Evaluation Webinar - Evaluation for the Good Anthropocene


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Contributing to the good Anthropocene involves changing our relation to natural and human systems to foster ecological balances that would preserve life and biodiversity but also to create inclusive, equitable and resilient communities. How can evaluators contribute to this agenda? What approaches and frameworks can support evaluators in changing practices? What are promising approaches for the good Anthropocene? This event will be organized around short presentations including a period for live discussions and questions.

LDCF SCCF Council Meeting 29


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In line with the health and safety measures applied by most countries in response to COVID-19, the 29th LDCF/SCCF Council Meeting was held virtually with an agenda that covered essential and time sensitive issues only.

The GEF Independent Evaluation Office presented the Work Program and Budget for FY2021.

GEF Council Meeting 59

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In line with the health and safety measures applied by most countries in response to COVID-19, the 59th Council Meeting of the GEF will be held online on December 7 to December 11, 2020.

Webinar on Environmental and Social Impacts: How to integrate them into evaluations?


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The pandemic of 2020 has brought on an unprecedented health and economic crisis. This crisis is also an environmental crisis. Its roots are in how we exploit and abuse the natural world and it demonstrates how intricately human health is linked with ecosystem health. At the same time, anthropogenic climate change is rapidly and irreversibly pushing us towards rising temperatures and sea levels, contributing to massive loss of biodiversity as well as steep escalation of poverty and inequality.

LDCF SCCF Council Meeting 28


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In line with the health and safety measures applied by most countries in response to COVID-19, the 28th LDCF/SCCF Council Meeting was held virtually with an agenda that covered essential and time sensitive issues only.

The GEF Independent Evaluation Office presented the Work Program and Budget for FY2021.