2016 UNEG Evaluation Week - Evaluation Practice Exchange

Event Document (21 Files)


Updated EPE Agenda

2016 EPE Report

Stream 1: Evaluability of the SDGs

  • Carlos Rafael DIEZ DE MEDINA SUAREZ,  ILO Director of Statistics and member of Inter Agency Expert Group on Sustainable Development Goal Indicators (IAEG-SDGs) (PPT)
  • Colin Kirk, Director Evaluation Office, UNICEF

Panel/World Café

  • In-house meta-analysis of ESCWA evaluations, Sonya Meyerson-Knox, ESCWA
  • FAO Evaluating UN Agencies contributions to the SDGs: The FAO experience Carlos Tarazona, FAO
  • IFAD/FAO/WFP Evaluability of the SDGs, the main outcomes of an International workshop on the Evaluability of SDG-2, held in Rome in November 2015,  Johanna Pennarz, IFAD (Video)
  • ILO Evaluability of SDGs through a decent work lens, Peter Wichmand, ILO (PPT)
  • UNESCO Reflections about cultural context and the contribution of culture to the SDGs, Barbara Torggler, UNESCO
  • GEF evaluability of the SDGs related to saving the planet, Anna Viggh, GEF (Note)
  • UNDP Evaluability of Goal 16 and Challenges Indran Naidoo, UNDP (PPT)

Evaluation in the SDG era: lessons, challenges and opportunities for UNEG (PPTReport; Annexes)

Stream 2: No one left behind

  • Oanh Nguyen, UNDP: UNDP’s contribution to gender equality and women’s empowerment (2008-2013): Analytical frameworks (PPT)
  • Urs Nagel, UNICEF:  Impact evaluations of the UNICEF-IKEA Foundation programme on Improving Adolescents Lives in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan: Integrating an equity and gender equality focus ex-ante in programme and evaluation design (PPT)
  • Miguel Torralba, IFAD: Three examples of how IFAD- IOE has contributed to the “No One Left Behind” commitment through evaluations (PPT)

          Corporate-level Evaluation on Gender Equality and Women's empowerment in IFAD in 2010 (Report)

          Evaluation Synthesis IFADs ENGAGEMENT WITH INDIGENOUS PEOPLES (ReportInfographic)

·         Evaluation Synthesis on FAO & IFADS ENGAGEMENT ON PASTORAL DEVELOPMENT (Report)

  • Sabas Monroy, OHCHR: Integrating Human Rights and Gender Equality in Evaluations in OHCHR (PPT)
  • Sabrina Evangelista, UN Women: Results from the SWAP analysis (PPT)

Stream 3: National Evaluation Capacity Development for Evaluation of SDGs & Partnerships

  • Results from the NY Event on Evaluating SDGs with an equity and gender equality lens, Florencia Tateossian, UN Women
  • Lessons from NECD support experiences globally- How can experience inform capacity development in the context of the No One Left Behind Agenda, Ada Ocampo, UNICEF
  • IFAD’s approach to NEC – Experiences from NEC support in Ethiopia and China, Johanna Pennarz IFAD
  • UNDP - Commitments from NEC conference: establishing a country level M&E for SDGs, Roberto LaRovere, UNDP

World Café

  • How global and regional coordination mechanisms and partnerships can contribute to strengthening national review mechanisms, Martina Rathner, UNESCO
  • 'Boutique approach' experience of UNODC to NEC by blending evaluation and substantive approaches to topics such as Terrorism, Organised Crime, Adan Ruiz , UNODC
  • ILOs experience in the capacity development of the tripartite (Workers, Employers and Government) constituent partners, Craig Russon, ILO – (See document)
  • Professional development: forward looking opportunities Brook Boyer & Elena Proden, UNITAR 
  • Sustainable capacity strengthening approach to VOPEs: management, partnerships, fundraising, governance, Inoussa Kabore, UNICEF

Stream 4: Humanitarian agenda and SDGs

Opening Panel: Strategic Issues around Humanitarian Evaluation and SDGs

  • Introduction and agenda of the day, Helen Wedgwood, Director Evaluation WFP
  • The SDGs and implications for humanitarian action with a specific focus on country-led humanitarian and development process and the implications for humanitarian assistance, Colin Kirk, Director Evaluation, UNICEF
  • New expectations about evidence : SG report for the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS),  Ewen MacLeod, Head Policy Development and Evaluation Service UNHCR
  • Preliminary key lessons learned from major Inter-Agency Humanitarian Evaluations ahead of the World Humanitarian Summit (May 2016), Victoria Saiz-Omenaca Evaluation, OCHA

Syria Coordinated Accountability & Lessons Learned (CALL) Initiative (PPT)

Ethics and humanitarian principles in Humanitarian Evaluation

  • Hugo Slim Head of Policy at the International Committee of the Red Cross
  • Margie Buchanan-Smith, Independent consultant (PPT)

Use of Humanitarian Evaluation: Key challenges and possible solutions (Note)

  • Margie Buchanan-Smith – utilization issues in EHA
  • Sandra Aviles, Sr. Advisor in Humanitarian Affairs, FAO Liaison Office
  • Kevin Savage, Humanitarian Research Director, World Vision International
  • Lori Bell and Krishna Belbase, Evaluation, UNICEF

Humanitarian Evaluation Methods

  • Koorosh Raffii, Krishna Belbase and Lori Bell, UNICEF
  • Martha Bruno and Margie Buchanan-Smith, FAO (PPT)
  • Claudia Martinez Mansell, independent consultant (PPT)
  • Teresa Hanley, independent consultant (PPT)
  • Machiel Salomons, UNHCR

5. Independent System Wide Evaluation: Presentation on results from pilot evaluations (PPT)

  • Members of the ISWE Evaluation Management Groups (EMGs)  
  • Mike Reynolds, Evaluation Expert
  • Scott Green, Coordinator, Independent System-wide Evaluation (ISWE) Secretariat Joint Inspection Unit (Observer) (JIU)

Event Details

Lead Organization

  • UNEG


  • Evaluation Practice Exchange Seminar


  • Europe/CIS / Switzerland

Start Date

  • 25 Apr 2016

End Date

  • 26 Apr 2016

All Day Event

  • Yes

Contact Person

  • UNEG Secretariat
  • uneg.contact@undp.org