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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


October 2017

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19 September 2017 (Extended Deadline)


Senior evaluator for Mid-Term Review of UNEG Strategy 2014-2019

The United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) is a professional network that brings together the units responsible for evaluation in the UN system including the specialized agencies, funds, programmes and affiliated organizations. UNEG currently has 47 such members and seven observers. UNEG aims to strengthen the objectivity, effectiveness and visibility of the evaluation function across the UN system and to advocate the importance of evaluation for learning, decision making and accountability. UNEG provides a forum for members to establish common norms and standards for evaluation; develop methodologies addressing UN concerns; strengthen evaluation functions through peer review and information exchange and establish partnerships with the wider evaluation community.

UNDP seeks a Senior evaluator to conduct the Mid-Term review of UNEG. They will be responsible for completing all the deliverables of this exercise as specified in the Mid-Term Review Terms of Reference. The senior evaluator will directly report to a “Management Group” which will consist of 5-6 UNEG member agencies. UNDP is seeking n evaluator with at least 10 years of relevant experience in evaluation, including experience of leading complex ‘network’ evaluations. The Senior evaluator will be responsible for all aspects of conducting the review, including the preparation of a final report and presentation of results to UNEG Heads at the 2018 Annual General Meeting.

For further information please refer to the full job description and Terms of Reference here.


Development jobs websites

Aid Workers Network

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American Evaluation Association

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