Young and Emerging Evaluators are invited to participate in EvalYouth's 2nd virtual conference. The theme of this year conference is Finding your place in the evolving world of evaluation: Young and Emerging Evaluators and the EvalAgenda 2020.
Specifically, it will bring awareness to the EvalYouth Initiative and its’ associated activities, the EvalAgenda 2020, and provide an opportunity for participants to hear from experts across the globe on how to build evaluator and evaluation capacity.
The United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence against Women is accepting applications for its 21st grant cycle (2017). Civil society organizations are invited to submit grant proposals for a minimum of US$50,000 up to a maximum of US$1 million for a period of three years.
We, in the EvalGender+ management group, are reaching out to understand what has worked in trainings on Equity focused and Gender Responsive (EFGR) Evaluations. This information would help to design and deliver effective trainings and ensure application and use of obtained skills and knowledge. We invite your experiences, lessons learned and recommendations on the following questions:
The second issue of the EvalGender newsletter (Issue #3, October 2017) is now available!
The network is managed by the Management Group which consists of representatives from regional VOPEs and partners. There are five Task Forces actively working on key action areas. We invite all interested evaluation professionals to join hands with Task Forces and the EvalGender+ Network for promotion of equity-focused and gender-responsive evaluation in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Hope you enjoy reading the newsletter.
RECHERCHE CONSULTANT POUR CONDUIRE UNE MISSION D’EVALUATION FINALE
L’Association GERES (www.geres.eu) est à la recherche de consultants pour réaliser une évaluation finale du projet « Hammams Durables Maroc » mis en œuvre par le consortium GERES et EnSEn au Maroc.
De plus amples détails sur le projet, y compris les procédures du présent appel à manifestation d’intérêts, figurent dans les termes de référence ci-joints. Veuillez noter que la date limite de soumission des propositions est 26 octobre 2017 à 23:59 (heure de Paris).
CONSULTANTS TO CONDUCT A FINAL EVALUATION
GERES NGO (www.geres.eu) is seeking consultants to carry out a final evaluation for the project “Hammams durables Maroc” implemented by the consortium GERES / EnSEn in Morocco.
Further details on the assignment including application procedures are in the attached ToR. Please note that the deadline for submitting the proposals is October 26th 2017, at 23:59 (hour Paris).
EvalYouth Task Force 3 just concluded with its first e-learning webinar on the Role of Professional Training in the Professionalization of Evaluation, delivered by Ms. Riitta Oskanen (Deputy Director General, Department of Development Policy at the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and current President of European Evaluation Society).
Now, EvalYouth Task Force is preparing for its first e-learning webinar on Increasing the Involvement of Young and Emerging Evaluators in VOPE Governance: Challenges & Opportunities with Mr. Ziad Moussa (President of the International Organization for Cooperation in Evaluation; Co-Chair of EvalPartners; and Senior Research Associate at the American University of Beirut)
Don’t miss the important webinar. Registration is open. Participation is free for all young and emerging evaluators and other interested individuals.
Registration is now open for the first EvalYouth Task Force 1 Webinar: Increasing the Involvement of YEE in VOPE Governance: Challenges and Opportunities on 18 October 2017 between 09:00 - 10:00 am New York time. Key Presenter: Mr. Ziad Moussa (IOCE/EvalPartners/American University of Beirut)
This is meant to be an interactive webinar and we look forward to hearing from you if you are a YEE or VOPE leader or an advocate of EvalYouth or someone interested in the involvement of YEE in VOPE governance.
Understanding Procurement for Evaluation Services at UNICEF
24 October 2017, 10:00 – 11:15 (New York time)
25 October 2017, 06:00 - 07:15 am (New York time)
A recent market study, by Deloitte Canada, identified several recommendations for growing the supplier base currently bidding on independent corporate evaluations at UNICEF. One key recommendation was to provide more outreach to suppliers through information sharing and consultation on procurement processes for global evaluations. This webinar will give suppliers the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the way UNICEF procures evaluation services. Simply join from your computer, wherever you are!
The Evaluators' Institute has just unveiled their programs for 2018: two programs in the DC region and one in Los Angeles, as well as a December 2017 online course. More information about each course is below.
Project Management and Oversight for Evaluators
Dec 5-14, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9-12 am EST
An online course from The Evaluators' Institute The purpose of this course is to provide new and experienced evaluation professionals and funders with strategies, tools and skills to: (1) develop realistic evaluation plans; (2) negotiate needed adjustments when issues arise; (3) organize and manage evaluation teams; (4) monitor evaluation activities and budgets; (5) protect evaluation independence and rigor while responding to client needs; and (6) ensure the quality of evaluation products and briefings. A full description is available on our website:
February-March Program, DC Metro Area
February 26-March 10, 2018
TEI offers 2 weeks of courses on practical topics for the professional evaluator, taught in the DC metropolitan area. All courses count towards our professional certificates in evaluation, and are taught by world-renowned theorists and practitioners. Discounts are available for groups, individuals registering for multiple courses, and early registration. For a full list of courses, visit https://tei.cgu.edu/events/feb-march-program-2018/.
TEI offers a week of courses on practical topics for the professional evaluator, taught in Claremont, CA (near Los Angeles). All courses count towards our professional certificates in evaluation, and are taught by world-renowned theorists and practitioners. Discounts are available for groups, individuals registering for multiple courses, and early registration. For a full list of courses, visit https://tei.cgu.edu/events/march-2018-program-claremont-ca-2/.
TEI's flagship program offers many courses on practical topics for the professional evaluator, taught across two weeks in the DC metropolitan area. All courses count towards our professional certificates in evaluation, and are taught by world-renowned theorists and practitioners. Discounts are available for groups, individuals registering for multiple courses, and early registration. For a full list of courses, visit https://tei.cgu.edu/events/july-2018-program/.
“Where there is no training” - The role of professional training in the professionalization of evaluation.
By Riitta Oksanen (Deputy Director General at the Department for Development Policy in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, and President of the European Evaluation Society)
Date: Saturday 14 October, 2017 from 9:00-10:00 (New York Time, or GMT-5)