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Webinar on the role of evaluation for climate action

Starting Date: Thursday, December 9, 2021
Location: Online

Building on the outcomes of the recent UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), this event aims to facilitate a dialogue on the role that evaluation can play for learning and bringing solutions towards the goals of the Paris Agreement.

UNEG EPE session: Integrating Environment into Evaluations

Starting Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Location: Online

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.

Registration Open for IOE (IFAD) Side Event at COP 26

Starting Date: Monday, October 25, 2021
Location: Online

On 4 November 2021 from 9:00 - 10:00 GMT, the Independent Office of Evaluation (IOE) of IFAD will host the side event Evidence-based transformative pathways for smallholder farmers’ resilience to climate change. In collaboration with the evaluation units of GCF and DEval, the event will be anchored around evidence emerging from IOE’s recent Thematic Evaluation of IFAD’s support to small holder farmers’ adaptation to climate change, as well as evaluations of IEU of GCF and DEval.

Book Launch: Environmental Evaluation and Global Development Institutions: A Case Study on the GEF

Starting Date: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Location: Virtual Meeting

Webinar on Habits of a Systems Thinker

Starting Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021
Location: Online

For Chapter 17 of the IDEAS recent book Transformational Evaluation for the Global Crisis of our Times, Rob D. van den Berg and Cristina Magro used a tool published by the Waters Center for Systems Thinking, named The Habits of a Systems Thinker. It showed to be useful to help formulate questions, organize the narrative and gain insights over an event of the magnitude of the pandemic.

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