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News & Events related to the GEF Independent Evaluation Office (IEO)

Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop


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Venue:
Broomfield CO, USA
Event Type:
Workshop

Juha I. Uitto (Director, Independent Evaluation Office of the GEF) was invited to the "Meet the Author" session of the Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop where he presented the books Evaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable Development, edited by Juha I. Uitto, Jyotsna Puri, and Rob D.

Transformational Change Learning Partnership Workshop


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Venue:
Washington DC, USA
Event Type:
Workshop

Geeta Batra and Kseniya Temnenko (Independent Evaluation Office of the GEF) presented the Review of the GEF Support for Transformational Change at the Transformational Change Learning Partnership's workshop organized by the Climate Investment Funds. The presentation discussed the key drivers that support transformational change, including the level of ambition in projects and programs (i.e.

Information and Communication Technologies for Evaluation


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Venue:
IFAD headquarters, Rome, Italy
Event Type:
Conference

IFAD Information and Communication Technologies for Evaluation (ICT4Eval) International Conference: Using Innovative Approaches to Development Evaluation

IFAD headquarters, Rome, Italy
June 6, 2017, 11:00-12:00, Italian Room

Presenters:

  • Juha Ilari Uitto, Director, Independent Evaluation Office, Global Environment Facility (GEF)
  • Malte Lech, Evaluator, German Institute for Development Evaluation

Rapporteur:

LDCF SCCF Council Meeting 22


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Venue:
World Bank Preston Auditorium, Washington DC

GEF Council Meeting 52

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Venue:
World Bank Preston Auditorium, Washington DC

On May 24th The GEF Independent Evaluation Office presented the Semi-Annual Evaluation Report (SAER) which included key studies & evaluations that are under the scope of the Sixth Comprehensive Evaluation (OPS6) of the GEF.

How can environment funds such as the GEF attract more private sector engagement?


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Venue:
Washington DC, USA
Event Type:
Webinar

The GEF Independent Evaluation Office hosted a brown bag lunch discussion on "How can environment funds such as the GEF attract more private sector engagement?" from 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm on May 15, 2017.

Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) 2017


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Venue:
Vancouver, Canada
Event Type:
Conference

Carlo Carugi, Senior Evaluation Officer of the Independent Evaluation Office, participated in a panel discussion on "Lessons from Applying Rapid Impact Evaluation in Canada and Internationally" at the 2017 Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) Conference in Vancouver. The IEO's presentation was focused on applying rapid impact evaluation to assess impacts of the GEF - UNIDO energy efficiency program in South East Asia.

Meetings of the Conferences of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions

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Venue:
Geneva, Switzerland
Event Type:
Conference

The thirteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (BC COP-13), the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Rotterdam Convention (RC COP-8) and the eighth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention (SC COP-8) was held from April 24-May 5 in Geneva, Switzerland. The theme of the meetings was "A Future Detoxified: Sound management of Chemicals and Waste". Juha I.

Brown Bag Talk: Leadership on Climate Stabilization - Why China Will Step Forward


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Venue:
Washington DC, USA
Event Type:
Webinar

Emerging Global Leadership on Climate Stabilization: Why China Will Step Froward
Brown Bag Talk hosted jointly by GEF IEO and GEF Secretariat's Climate Change Team

Speaker:

  • Dr. Peter H. Koehn, Professor of Political Science and University if Montana Distinguished Scholar

Co-Hosts:

  • Dr. Juha I. Uitto, Director of the GEF Independent Evaluation Office and
  • Dr. Ming Yang, Senior Climate Change Specialist of the GEF

Book Launch: Evaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable Development


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Venue:
Virtual Meeting
Event Type:
Book Launch

The webinar will focus on the publication of the book Evaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable Development which had its genesis in the Earth-Eval following the Second International Conference on Evaluating Climate Change and Development. Some of you may remember this event from November 2014 that brought together about 300 leading experts and policymakers in the field to Washington, DC for 3 days.