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Environment 5: Blending quantative with qualitative analysis in understanding change

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Amsterdam Hall
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Session

The session on Blending Quantitative with Qualitative Analysis in Understanding Change includes four talks on the experiences of various organizations in conducting mixed-method evaluations.

Communities of Practice & Poster Session

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Amsterdam Hall
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Poster

A cocktail reception hosted by the GEF Independent Evaluation and FAO Office of Evaluation discussed the roles of Earth-Eval and Eval Forward communities of practice. The event focused on what the two communities of practices offer.

Environment 4: Evaluation approaches for assessing integrated environmental and socio-economic cobenefits

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Amsterdam Hall
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This session focus was on how best to approach the socio-economic and environment nexus from an evaluation point of view in today's SDG's context. Dr.

Joint IDEAS/3rd International Conference - Keynote (I) Address

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Prague Hall
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Keynote

Melissa Leach, Director of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), UK on Sustainability, equity and the politics of transformation: opportunities and challenges for evaluation

Chair: Indran Naidoo, Director of the Independent Evaluation Office of UNDP

Environment 2: Drivers of Sustainability

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Amsterdam Hall
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Session

The session on Drivers of Sustainability includes four presentations that bring varied perspectives to the topic. The presentation on "Assessing Sustainable Development" discusses how community focused development interventions may address sustainability.

3rd International Conference (2019)

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Hotel Duo, Prague, Czech Republic
Event Type:
Conference

The GEF Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) together with the Earth-Eval Community of Practice (CoP) organized the Third International Conference on Evaluating Environment and Development in collaboration with IDEAS Global Assembly (GA).

Session 4 - Conference on Evaluating Environment and Development

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Amsterdam Hall
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Session with Anu Saxén, Karen Odhiambo, Mike Spilsbury and Michael Wells

Chair: Juha Uitto

Sponsors: GEF and Finland

Environment 3: Adaptation: Lessons from recent experience

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Amsterdam Hall
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Session

The third environment session on adaptation to climate change - lessons from recent experience - explores trends in evaluations by the OECD/DAC Network on Development Evaluation, ongoing evaluations on climate change adaptation by the German Institute for Development Evaluation, a systematic revi

Opening Session: Official opening of both conferences

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Prague Hall
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Plenary

Welcome words of Rob D. van den Berg, IDEAS President, Juha I. Uitto, Director of the Independent Evaluation Office of the Global Environment Facility (GEF-IEO) and Martin Pĕlucha, President of CES

Environment 1: Transformational change: Processes and Impact

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Amsterdam Hall
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Session

This session focused on transformational change in the environment. The discussion focused on issues, processes, and impacts of transformational change. In particular in two main areas: