EPE Session: Decentralized Evaluation - Learning from best practice to address challenges


The session will explore the challenges many agencies face in supporting and implementing Decentralised evaluations. Participants will work together to share best practices and lesson learned from decentralised evaluation implementation and identify solutions for improved quality and usability of evaluations.

Session format

  1. Introduction and welcome to all participants - background and quick poll
  2. Break out groups 
    • Qualified Evaluators: How can we best attract and choose qualified evaluators for decentralised evaluations?
    • Ensuring Evaluation Quality: How can we ensure the highest quality Decentralised evaluations, what are the key approaches and challenges?  
    • Evaluation Structures and Guidance: What structures do we need to ensure support for successful decentralised evaluations? 
    • Evaluation Use: What are the best approaches to ensure decentralized evaluations are used? 
  3. Plenary reporting and discussions
  4. Q&A

To connect to the session: https://unicef.zoom.us/j/96988897325

If you have any questions, please contact Richard Jones (richard.jones@undp.org) and Julie Thoulouzan (julie.thoulouzan@wfp.org).

Event Details

Lead Organization


  • Evaluation Practice Exchange Seminar


  • Global / Global

Start Date

  • 03 Dec 2020

End Date

  • 03 Dec 2020

Contact Person

  • Julie Thoulouzan
  • julie.thoulouzan@wfp.org