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Evaluation Learning Day 2019




The UNICEF Evaluation Function held its Evaluation Learning Day with theme "Evaluation for Decision Making: Learning with Others" on Tuesday, 5 November 2019 in Labouisse Hall, UNICEF Headquarters, New York, and presented to the evaluation community, Members of the UNICEF Executive Board, UN and UNICEF staff, development partners, academia, Representatives of Diplomatic Mission, NGOs and foundations, recent evaluations and reflected on the latest knowledge in evaluation. Activities included panel discussions, learning clinics, a book launch on 'Scaling Impact: Innovation for the Public Good', and a marketplace session on the latest trends in the field.  The event was opened by H.E. Mr. Omar Hilale, President of UNICEF Executive Board.

Please click here for the sessions discussed and reading materials, here for the YouTube recording playlist, here for the list of participants, and here for the opening remarks of H.E. Mr. Omar Hilale, President of UNICEF Executive Board.

Photo with H.E. Mr. Omar HilalePresident of UNICEF Executive Board 2019, Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Morocco


Topics and speakers of the two panel discussions:

  • Evaluation for Decision-Making, with speakers as follows:

Ms. Natalia Nikitenko, Member of Parliament of the Kyrgyz Republic
Mr. Gonzalo Hernández, Evaluation Specialist in the public sector, former Director of CONEVAL
Dr. Sulley Gariba, Former Senior Policy Advisor to the President of Ghana
Ms. Lindsay Wallace, Head of Impact, The MasterCard Foundation

  • Partnerships for Evaluation in the 2030 Agenda Era: What Do We Need To Do Differently?, with speakers as follows:

Ms. Natalia Nikitenko, Member of the Parliament of the Kyrgyz Republic 
Mr. Indran Naidoo, Director, Independent Evaluation Office, United Nations Development Programme 
Ms. Veronica Olazabal, Senior Advisor and Director, Measurement, Evaluation and Organizational Performance, The Rockefeller Foundation
Moderator: Mr. Andrew Fyfe, Head of Evaluation, United Nations Capital Development Fund

Please find here the PowerPoint presentations during the clinics:




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