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UNDP IEO Seeking to Hire 8 National Consultants

Date: Monday, Oct 19, 2020

The GEF created the Small Grants Programme (SGP) in 1992 with the explicit aim of developing community-led and -owned strategies and technologies for reducing threats to the global environment while addressing livelihood challenges. The SGP is a corporate GEF program implemented by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and executed by the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS). The principal strategy of the SGP is to provide small grants—up to a maximum of $50,000—to communities to support the use of practices and technologies that benefit the global environment.

African Development Bank to host virtual Development Evaluation Week (Postponed)

Date: Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020

IDEV of AfDB will hold a virtual discussion on transformational change through learning. The event is originally scheduled for 2-4 September but will be postponed to a later date.

The virtual dicussion will be focused on:

Preparing Evaluation of the Future: Big Data, Modern Technologies, and Shifts in Global Development Priorities

Date: Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020

The Independent Development Evaluation of the African Development Bank publishes a quarterly magazine eVALUation Matters on a variety of topics related to evaluation and development issues. The most recent issue discusses big data, modern technologies and shifts in global development priorities.

Webinar and Blog on Geospatial, Location and Big data: Where have we been and where can we go

Date: Monday, Aug 17, 2020

The European Evaluation Society (EES) had its first webinar series "Emerging Data Landscapes in M&E"on Geospatial, location, and big data: Where have we been and where can we go? on 28 July 2020.

GEF IEO Hiring Editors

Date: Monday, Jul 27, 2020

The Independent Evaluation Office of the GEF is seeking editors to work on copy editing and formatting reports. The contract offered to the selected candidate is for a maximum of 30 days from September 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Any need for additional days and compensation will be discussed and approved by the IEO prior to the beginning of extra work. The application deadline is 7 August 2020.

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