This week the Evaluation Torch, symbolising the spread of awareness and knowledge about evaluation, travels to India for EvalWeek, focusing on “Evaluations for Good Governance”.
Even if you can’t attend in person, you can attend some events virtually, follow on social media or access materials from the events.
Monday 19 January
EvalWeek will be inaugurated by Shri Rao Inderjit Singh, the Honourable Minister of State for Planning (Independent Charge), at the India Habitat Building, New Delhi.
Keynote address “Looking to the future: Evaluation for sustainable and equitable development" - Mr. Marco Segone, Director of Independent Evaluation Office, UN Women and Co-Chair of EvalPartners.
Technical sessions on:
- Creating enabling environment for evaluation
- Evaluation for the social sector
- Participatory evaluation
Tuesday 20 January
Internal events of Niti Aayog (invitation only).
Wednesday 21 January
[UPDATE: The webinar will run from 9.30am to 5.30pm India time]
Interactive presentation “How synthesised evidence can improve the effectiveness of sanitation, microcredit and employment guarantee programs”, High Waddington, 3IE. Register to join the live webcast here. 2.30pm - 3.30pm. Check your local time here. View a countdown to the event.
Detailed agenda for this day including outlines of sessions can be downloaded here.
Thursday 22 January
"Participatory Evaluation" facilitated by Mallika Samaranayake and organized by Institute of Social Studies Trust and supported by Restless Development and CMS India.
"Bridging the Gap between Policy Makers and Community: Demystifying Evaluation and Addressing Concerns" organized by CMS India.
Friday 23 January
For more information:
Detailed agenda for the five days can be downloaded here.
Gender and Evaluation blog "A peek into celebration of EvalYear in India"
EvalPartners calendar of EvalYear events
Follow EvalYear on twitter on #evalyear
Congratulations to everyone who has contributed to EvalWeek - the National Institute of Labour Economics Research and Development (Formerly IAMR) and Programme Evaluation Organisation, NITI Aayog, Government of India and the offices based in India of UN Women, UNICEF, OXFAM, 3ie,ISST, and CMS.