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Here is some upcoming events of interest to the evaluation community. Please don't hesitate to suggest an event.

Important notice:

In light of the current pandemic, many event organisers globally are postponing or cancelling events, or shifting events online. We will try to update our event listings as we become aware of these changes, but we advise you to check with event organisers about the status of any event you are interested in attending.

Alice Macfarlan, Knowledge Platform Manager
17th March, 2020

Open online courses

Effective and Creative Evaluation Report Writing - In this course, students will learn best practices for effective and creative report writing specific to evaluation reports. Learning points and practical exercises are combined to develop skills in putting together an effective and engaging evaluation report.

Cutting-Edge Monitoring & Evaluation: A Guide for Practitioners - This course lays the ground for Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) by considering challenges in current M&E practice, introducing a tool-box of evaluation techniques and showing where these can be best applied. 

How to Be a Successful Evaluation Consultant - This course provides the opportunity to learn how to establish, manage and maintain an evaluation consultancy.

Managing the Politics of Evaluation - This course considers some of the challenges that evaluators and evaluation managers face when striving to have an impartial evaluation of a programme.



GeOnG Forum on Humanitarian and Development Data
Online - 2nd November, 2020 to 3rd November, 2020 - Paid

The 7th GeOnG Forum on Humanitarian and Development Data has gone online for 2020, with the theme 'People at the heart of Information Management: promoting responsible and inclusive practices'. Free tickets are available.

EvalYouth Virtual Conference 2020
Online - 21st November, 2020 - Free

Save the date - Evaluation for Transformational and Social Change and celebrating the 5th anniversary of the EvalYouth global network. 1200-1600 GMT


WFP EvalXchange 2020, Session IV: Country Strategic Plan Evaluations - a key tool for generating evidence on WFP contributions to the 2030
Online - 3rd November, 2020 - Free

The final session of EvalXchange - a series of virtual learning events brought to you by the Office of Evaluation of the United Nations World Food Programme. Connecting people and collecting perspectives, EvalXchange is a place to learn, a time to share experiences and lessons to improve the practice of evaluation in the context of the 2030 Agenda and the UN Reform. 1pm (GMT+2)



Evidence and Implementation Summit 2020
Australia - 30th March, 2021 to 31st March, 2021 - Paid

The theme for the summit is Bringing together evidence, implementation, policy, and politics: Towards a better future for all. Abstract submissions close 26 April 2020.