Live webinar on evaluation of climate change intervention for excluded populations, 11 June

Evaluation of climate change intervention for excluded populations. Where: in front of your personal or work computer anywhere in the world. When: Monday, 11th June 2012, 1:00 to 2:00 PM New York time. Cost: Free. No prior registration required. Within the series of monthly live webinars on Equity-focused evaluations , UNICEF, UNWOMEN, the Rockefeller Foundation,… Read More Live webinar on evaluation of climate change intervention for excluded populations, 11 June

DCED: Measuring and Reporting Results – The DCED Standard

Version VI of the DCED Standard for results measurement is now available on the Measuring and Reporting Results page. This version is fundamentally the same as Version V, with some formatting improvements and added clarity, in light of feedback received.One key change is that Control Point 8.4 (“findings of the system are used in programme… Read More DCED: Measuring and Reporting Results – The DCED Standard

ci:grasp

Home | ci:grasp. ci:grasp aims to support decision-makers and climate change adaptation practitioners in developing countries by providing structured and coherent climate information. Information is presented following an impact chain logic, where climate change stimuli lead to climate impacts, which in turn require adaptation measures. Information is currently available for nine focal countries. The platform… Read More ci:grasp

Monitoring and evaluation conference: new developments and challenge · INTRAC

Conferences · Events · INTRAC. Monitoring and evaluation conference: new developments and challenges Organisation: INTRAC, PSO & PRIA Start date: 14 June 2011 14-16 June 2011, The Netherlands This international conference will examine key elements and challenges confronting the evaluation of international development, including its funding, practice and future. The main themes of the conference… Read More Monitoring and evaluation conference: new developments and challenge · INTRAC

New Challenges, New Beginnings – Next Steps in European Development Cooperation

It is a coincidence that two things have happened simultaneously – and the coincidence will be a happy one if the two can be brought together. On the one hand, Europe has emerged from eight years of introspection with new structures, a new leadership team and a new platform (the Lisbon Treaty) for more effective… Read More New Challenges, New Beginnings – Next Steps in European Development Cooperation

Public consultation on external relations funding

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on how the EU should fund its external relations activities, in particular the European External Action Service (EEAS). Contributions will be used by the Commission next year when preparing its proposals for the EU budget after 2013. The EU budget has been the subject of much wrangling… Read More Public consultation on external relations funding

UNCTAD Least Developed Countries Report

On Friday 26 November, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) launched its Least Developed Countries Report 2010, subtitled ‘Towards a new international development architecture for LDCs’. The report argues that the world’s 49 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) need ‘‘more and better-designed financing — rising from an estimated $4 billion to $17 billion… Read More UNCTAD Least Developed Countries Report

African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Observatory on Migration launched

On 25 October 2010, the Observatory was launched in Brussels at a ceremony attended by Development Commissioner Andris Piebalgs. The new body is intended to ‘‘provide reliable data and information on migration flows in ACP countries” and ‘‘to design better policies to enhance the migration contribution to development”. The Observatory will provide policy-oriented research on… Read More African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Observatory on Migration launched

International Development Websites

Share your links with me on http://www.delicious.com/weitzenegger The Economist and Private Sector Development Services (EPSDS) http://www.epsds.org The Economist and Private Sector Development Services (EPSDS) seeks to satisfy the growing demand for supplementary and specialist technical advisory services on the part of DFID’s 100 Economists and 30 Private Sector Development (PSD) Advisors. The service is open… Read More International Development Websites

Oxfam: Rich countries must not raid aid to pay climate debt

A new Oxfam report has warned that at least 4.5 million children could die unless world leaders deliver additional funds to help poor countries fight the growing impact of climate change, rather than diverting it from existing aid promises. The report, ‘Beyond Aid,’ also warns that at least 75 million fewer children are likely to… Read More Oxfam: Rich countries must not raid aid to pay climate debt

Websites of the Month June 2008

Africa Progress Panel http://www.africaprogresspanel.org The aim of the Africa Progress Panel is to focus world leaders’ attention on making the most of the growing number of opportunities for progress in Africa. It will also comment on the challenges African governments, the G8 and other international partners face in meeting the commitments made towards Africa’s development.… Read More Websites of the Month June 2008