TrainEval. Training Programme for Evaluation in Development, Brussels, Belgium, 5 Modules in 2013

Looking for a high profile training course on development evaluations? – Interested in the European Commission’s evaluation approach? – Want to benefit from exchange with other evaluation experts? Check out TrainEval. on http://www.traineval.org TrainEval. is an advanced training programme for evaluation in development, which has been adapted to the specific requirements of the EC evaluation… Read More TrainEval. Training Programme for Evaluation in Development, Brussels, Belgium, 5 Modules in 2013

M&E – EuropeAid’s monitoring, evaluation and capacity development resources – Part 1.

“Development and Cooperation – EuropeAid” (http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/index_en.htm) is a new Directorate–General (DG) responsible for designing EU development policies and delivering aid through programmes and projects across the world. It incorporates the former Development and Europeaid DGs. Having one DG will simplify communication in the development field by acting as a “one stop shop” – providing a… Read More M&E – EuropeAid’s monitoring, evaluation and capacity development resources – Part 1.

Good Practice for conducting a Political Economy Analysis

Following Political Economy Analysis testing in several countries, Jean Bossuyt of the European Centre for Development Policy Management offers his insights on good practice as a member of the Political Economy Analysis team in Senegal. Jean Bossuyt of the European Centre for Development Policy Management is part of the Political Economy Analysis Team in Senegal,… Read More Good Practice for conducting a Political Economy Analysis

Social protection: a new area of action for EU development cooperation

The Directorate for Human and Society Development in DG DEVCO of the European Commission is presently preparing a communication on Social protection in EU development policy with the purpose of explaining “the role of SP in underpinning inclusive and sustainable development and the role of EU Development Cooperation in supporting the strengthening of social protection… Read More Social protection: a new area of action for EU development cooperation

European Commission has launched the new aid programming cycle

With no surprise, at their Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) meeting on 14 May, the EU Member States (MS) welcomed the two communications produced by the EC aiming at reviewing and ‘modernising’ EU development cooperation policy and practice; the Agenda for Change and the Future approach on EU Budget Support. The FAC conclusions on the Agenda… Read More European Commission has launched the new aid programming cycle

Future European cooperation instruments

In the EuropeanUnion, donors are working towards modernising development policy and practice,with the aim of ensuring that it becomes more relevant, efficient, andresults-oriented. Political and policy levels currently adapt to the new globalcontext for aid and international cooperation. In November 2011 developmentpartners endorsed a new global framework during the fourth high-level forum onaid effectiveness –… Read More Future European cooperation instruments