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Save the Date: 5th European Environmental Evaluators Network Forum (2016 EEEN Forum)


Evaluation for better regulation in environment and climate policies – Lessons from research and practice

Practitioners and users of environmental evaluation, such as evaluators in consultancies, academics, European and national policy-makers, are invited to participate in the 5th European Environmental Evaluators Network Forum (2016 EEEN Forum).


The purpose of the international Environmental Evaluators Network (EEN) is to advance the practice, policy and theory of evaluating environmental programmes, policies and other interventions. Since 2012, the European Environmental Evaluators’ Network (EEEN) has been organising Forums to promote more systematic and collective learning in these areas.


The 2016 EEEN Forum will identify contributions, opportunities and lessons from evaluation research and practice to support better regulation in environment and climate policies. The forum will bring together a wide range of actors and provide a platform for exchange of knowledge, ideas and experiences.

 How to participate

If you would like to contribute to or participate in the 2016 EEEN Forum, stay tuned. The call for contributions will open in early 2016. You are welcome to forward this message to your colleagues and collaborators and invite them to subscribe to the EEEN Forum mailing list to stay informed about the event

Venue: Copenhagen, Denmark


15-16 September 2016

The 12th EES Biennial Conference "Evaluation Futures in Europe and Beyond: Connectivity, Innovation, and Use"

Pre-conference workshops on 26 – 27 September 2016. Information about the conference is available on the conference website. The organisers would like to invite you to submit abstracts for paper, poster or panel / round table sessions within one of the following strands:

  • Evaluation Ethics, Governance, and Professionalism
  • Evaluation Systems, Organisations and Partnerships
  • Evaluation Methods and Research
  • Evaluation Use, Communication and Outreach

Abstracts can only be submitted online. The abstract submission deadline is 15 March 2016 (23:59 CET).


Venue: Maastricht, The Netherlands


28-30 September 2016

Miscellanous news



European Investment Bank, Call for Tender for a new “Framework Contract for consultancy services to support the Operations Evaluation Division”

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is looking to identify up to 6 consultancy firms who can provide high-quality evaluation-related services. These companies should have a high level of expertise in evaluation methodology and tools. The tenderers should be able to demonstrate having carried out complex evaluations and their ability to select suitable sector specialists with the appropriate technical and language skills necessary to complete evaluation assignments in a wide range of countries, sectors and products

To obtain more information on this Call for Tenders and all related documentation, please use the following link: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1315


Time limit for receipt of tenders: 15 April 2016










04 April 2016 




The European Commission is seeking an Evaluation Officer 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.

Access the job description and submit your apllication at: EUROPEAID-04@ec.europa.eu


Further details:

Place of Employment: Brussels

Deadline for application: 04/04/2016

Profile of the Post: Planning, Programming and Evaluation - Evaluation Officer

Unit: DEVCO.DGA2.04  - Evaluation

Function Group: FG IV

Post number: 227023

SPOC : Philippe LOOP




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The Paris Declaration Evaluation Phase 2 Team named Recipient of the American Evaluation Association 2012 Outstanding Evaluation Award

This evaluation focused on implementation of Paris Declaration Principles rather than a specific project or program. The evaluation of The Paris Declaration initially documented how its many principles were being implemented and operationalised; then later assessed results on the ground, in policy development and more broadly. A final report summarised, analysed, and synthesized more than 50 studies in 21 partner countries and across 18 donor agencies, as well as several studies on special themes. “The evaluation process was participatory and consultative among partner countries, donors, and international organization participants,” notes Michael Quinn Patton, a pioneer in the field of evaluation who nominated the work for the Outstanding Evaluation Award.





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