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Asian Evaluation Week 2017

2017 Asian Evaluation Week (AEW), co-sponsored by the People’s Republic of China, Ministry of Finance Asia-Pacific Finance and Development Institute and ADB's Independent Evaluation Department, will be held from 4 to 8 September 2017 in Hangzhou, People’s Republic of China.

The AEW is the key knowledge sharing event on evaluation in Asia and started in 2016 in Xi’an, China. The inaugural AEW was attended by government officials, development partners, and evaluation experts from Asia and across the world and exchanged evaluation experiences on a wide range of topics, expressing buy-ins on AEW as a relevant forum in promoting partnerships and advancing the evaluation work in Asia.

The theme of the 2017 AEW is “Evaluation for Policymaking.” with special focus on inclusive growth. The AEW will demonstrate how evaluation findings can help or get into the policy making process, the practices and approaches that support this, and examples of influential evaluations that showcase how evaluation findings support policies.

The event is by invitation only and for further infromation please see the event website

Venue: Hangzhou, People's Republic of China


 4-8

September 2017

Australasian Evaluation Society Conference 2017

aes17 is the annual International Evaluation Conference of the Australasian Evaluation Society – a member based organisation which exists to improve the theory, practice and use of evaluation in Australasia for people involved in evaluation including evaluation practitioners, managers, teachers and students of evaluation, and other interested individuals.

This year the conference will focus on the following themes: Build systems, Use findings, Insights from theory, Learn from practice, and diverse identities.

For further information please see the event website.

Venue: Canberra, Australia


4-6

September 2017

UNDP National Evaluation Capacity Conference (NEC)

The UNDP IEO and the Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS are co-hosting with the Government of Turkey, the 2017 NEC Conference in Istanbul from 16 to 20 October 2017. The theme of the Conference is People, Planet and Progress in the SDG Era.

The 2017 NEC Conference is designed first and foremost to offer opportunities to share experiences and learning amongst government officials from national and sub-national institutions directly and indirectly engaged with evaluation and the SDG agenda. As the SDGs are universal, participation from all countries will be encouraged, to facilitate the development of new partnerships in new configurations.

For further information please see the event website.

Venue: Istanbul, Turkey


16-20 

October 2017

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Vacancies

 

 Deadline

23 July 2017

 

Evaluation Officer – International Co-operation and Development, European Commission

The Directorate General for International Co-operation and Development (DG DEVCO) within the European Commission is responsible for designing EU development policies and for the implementation of the Commission's external aid instruments. The Directorate is looking to hire an evaluation officer with at least five years experience in evaluation and/or external co-operation policies, programmes and contracting procedures. 

The main tasks for the position would be to organise and manage evaluation activities, especially those relating to the assessment of EU external co-operation policies and programmes, and to contribute to the development of good practice in the evaluation of co-operation activities, under supervision of an offical.

The position is based in Brussels, Belgium. For further information see the full job description and other information.

The application deadline is 23 July 2017. The contact point is Thierry Mathisse and applications are to be sent to EUROPEAID-04@ec.europa.eu mentioning the post number 89253. 

 

Deadline

25 September 2017

Seconded National Expert, Evaluation -  International Co-operation and Development, European Commission

The Directorate General for International Co-operation and Development (DG DEVCO) within the European Commission is responsible for designing EU development policies and for the implementation of the Commission's external aid instruments. The Directorate is looking to hire a seconded national expert to work in the Task Force Knowledge Performance and Results Unit.

The candidate will be responsible for organising and managing several strategic evaluations per year, including the preparation of terms of reference, the establishment of steering groups and the supervision of the execution of each phase of the evaluation. Once an evaluation is completed, the candidate will ensure its follow-up, including the organisation of dissemination activities for stakeholders and the general public and the promotion of feedback into the legislative, budgetary and strategic programming processes in DG DEVCO.

The position is based in Brussels, Belgium. For further information and on how to apply see the full job description.

 

Development jobs websites

Aid Workers Network

This website has links to a number of websites useful in finding development assistance jobs, or recruiting personnel for such jobs.

American Evaluation Association

The Job Bank provides a free service for those seeking and those offering evaluation jobs (donations are requested to help defray the costs of the service.) The site is specifically used for the annual AEA evaluation conference.

Devex

A leading global membership organization serving firms, non-profit organizations, and individual professionals working in the international development market.

Eldis Jobs

Job posting service free to any development related organisations.


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