evaluation, Development aid, Decision support, Policy appraisal
Excerpt:The 2nd European Environmental Evaluators Network Forum will take place from 9-10 April, 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden. The upcoming event will be about the evaluation of sustainability transitions with a focus on innovation programmes and environmental policies and objectives.
Excerpt:The Ecologic Institute has been commissioned to conduct an ongoing evaluation of LIAISE which will accompany the project over its course. The main focus of the evaluation is to provide timely feedback in order to induce critical reflexions during the course of the project. ...
Excerpt:The new book "Sustainable Developement, Evaluation and Policy-Making" edited by Anneke von Raggamby and Frieder Rubik contributes to the discourse of evidence-based policy-making.
Excerpt:The Tenth Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society will be held in Helsinki, Finland. Its topic is "Evaluation in the Networked Society: New Concepts, New Challenges, New Solutions".
Excerpt:The International Fund for Agricultural for Agricultural Development (IFAD) located in Rome, Italy, is inviting applications to fill the position as senior research officer with a thematic focus on poverty economics and impact evaluation. The deadline for application is 4 September, 2012.
Excerpt:The Public Policy Evaluation Researchers Network (RCEPP) is organising a second International Summer School on Public Policy Evaluation Research around the theme of evaluation methods. This Summer School will be held in partnership with Sciences-Po Bordeaux (Emile Durkheim Laboratory) from 28–31 August, 2012. ...
Excerpt:The Interdisciplinary Research Centre for the Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP) and the Centre d’études européennes (CEE) at Sciences Po are looking for an assistant professor with a background in the social sciences and an interest in public policy evaluation. ...
Advanced Course: Decision Support Systems for the Development and Environmental Management of Rural Areas
Excerpt:In this course participants will be introduced to ways in which decisions can be made in a more informed and structured manner as a prelude to more detailed understanding of the components of DSS and their integration and application. ...
Excerpt:Eurostat has published the fourth report that monitors the implementation of the 2006 EU Sustainable Development Strategy (EU SDS). It assesses progress towards sustainable development by comparing an evaluation of eleven headline indicators (such as resource productivity and the abundance of common birds) with that of the previous 2009 report.