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Free E-Learning Course on Evaluation and the 2030 Agenda

Date: Monday, Aug 05, 2019

EvalSDGs and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) have teamed up to launch a free e-learning course on Evaluation and the 2030 Agenda. The course will be two weeks long (2-13 September). The deadline to register is 31 August 2019.

Learning objectives of the course include:

2019 Asian Evaluation Week

Starting Date: Monday, September 2, 2019
Ending Date: Friday, September 6, 2019
Location: Kunming, China

The Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Institute (AFDI), together with the Independent Evaluation Department (IED) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), hosted the 2019 Asian Evaluation Week. The theme was "Quality Evaluation for Better Results: Local, National, Regional Perspectives". Juha Uitto (Director, GEF IEO) organized a session on evaluative evidence to tackle environmental and development challenges in SIDS.

FAO Office of Evaluation is Hiring

Date: Friday, Aug 02, 2019

FAO Office of Evaluation is launching an evaluation of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests (VGGT) programme and is looking for experts in evaluation knowledgeable of issues related to Governance of tenure to join the evaluation team. To apply, click here.

The closing date for receiving applications is 31 Aug 2019.

Special Issue on Environment-Poverty Nexus and Sustainable Development

Date: Monday, Jul 15, 2019

The journal Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050, IF 2.592) is currently running a Special Issue entitled "Environment-Poverty Nexus and Sustainable Development". Dr. Juha I. Uitto of the GEF Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) is serving as the Guest Editor for this issue. We think you could make an excellent contribution, based on your expertise.

FAO OED is Hiring an Evaluation Officer (P4)

Date: Thursday, Jun 06, 2019

The FAO Office of Evaluation is currently recruiting for the positions below:

The position is 2 years (fixed term) with possibility of extension. The deadline for applications is 13 June 2019


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