UNICEF, the Rockefeller Foundation and Claremont Graduate University (CGU), in partnership with IOCE and DevInfo, are pleased to announce a series of live webinars on “Emerging Practices in Development Evaluation”. This series has allowed CGU to expand greatly on our previous online offerings, and includes a range of guest speakers with experience in development evaluation.

Please see the full program below, or visit MyM&E at http://www.mymande.org/?q=content/emerging-practices-in-development-evaluation&x=cl

The first webinar on “Using a developing country lens in evaluation“, with Zenda Ofir, former President, African Evaluation Association, and Shiva Kumar, independent consultant, India, will take place on Wednesday, October 13th. For additional information and instruction, please visit http://www.mymande.org/sites/default/files/emerging_practices_ofir_kumar_final.pdf

Webinars are free and open to interested people. You may attend virtually from your personal or work computer anywhere in the world. In addition to watching live presentations, you will have the option to ask questions and provide comments.

These webinars will enable the sharing of good practices and lessons learned. Global-level speakers will contribute international perspectives. No prior registration is required. To attend, you just need a computer and Internet connection.

Following scheduled webinars are as following:

  • Emerging Practices in Evaluating Policy Influence, by Fred Carden, Director, Evaluation Unit, International Development Research Center (IDRC), 16 November 2010
  • Evaluating Networks and Partnerships, by Jared Raynor, Senior Consultant at TCC Group, 7 December 2010
  • Evaluating Capacity Development, by Peter Morgan, Independent Consultant, January 2011
  • Evaluating Organizational Performance, by Charles Lusthaus, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Universalia Management Group; and Associate Professor , McGill University, February 2011
  • Evaluating Innovation, by Steve Rochlin, Director and U.S. Representative for AccountAbility, March 2011
  • Evaluating Sustainable Development, by Alastair Bradstock, Business Development Director, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), April 2011

Announcements with detailed instructions will be sent out the week before the actual webinar. Please excuse cross-postings.

Paul Thomas
Director of External Affairs
School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences
Claremont Graduate University


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