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  • VOPEs, a powerful factor in strengthening evaluation - Webinar Recording

    This is the first in a series of webinar for/by VOPEs in order to strength them with the day to day work, so from each webinar we will look for good practices, pathways and lesson learned from different VOPEs experiences.

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  • VOPEs, a powerful factor in strengthening evaluation

    The IOCE - VOPE Supportive Task Force is pleased to invite you to our upcoming webinar VOPEs, a powerful factor in strengthening evaluation. This is the first in a series of webinar for/by VOPEs in order to strength them with the day to day work, so from each webinar we will look for good practices, pathways and lesson learned from different VOPEs experiences.

    This webinar will showcase the VOPE Supportive Task Force, the webinar campaign Launch / upcoming webinars and the new initiative about VOPE leadership Bootcamp. Then it will be followed by the participation of our main speaker Ziad Moussa, who will be discussing from his perspective and deep understanding about VOPEs, the importance of the VOPEs, as well the importance of being part of them, the role of VOPEs in strengthening evaluation and the need to strengthen VOPEs. Finally, an audience Q&A session will follow.

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  • Senior Evaluation Specialist (P-5), Evaluation Office, NYHQ, FT # 71853

    Under the direction of the Director of Evaluation Office, the Senior Evaluation Specialist is responsible for the Evaluation Office's global portfolio of institutional effectiveness evaluations – i.e., those evaluations that transcend individual sectoral areas (e.g., health, education, WASH, child protection) and assess UNICEF's overall organizational performance on measures of relevance, effectiveness, efficiency and other evaluation criteria.

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  • Evaluation and Knowledge Management Specialist

    Host entity: UNICEF
    Country: Kenya
    Location, Country: Nairobi (KEN)
    Language skills: English, French
    Expected Starting Date: Immediate
    Duration: 12 months
    Application deadline: 07 September 2021

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  • Evaluation Specialist, FT, P-4, Nairobi, Kenya, ESARO

    Under the supervision of the Regional Evaluation Adviser of UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO), the incumbent will support UNICEF ESARO and all the 21 country offices in the region to strengthen the capacity and performance of evaluation systems and the implementation, monitoring and reporting on UNICEF’s evaluation policy. The incumbent will lead the tracking of evaluation performance in the region, commission and manage high quality regional and Country Programme Evaluations, and ensure the use of evaluations to guide the design and implementation of programmes in ESARO and country offices.

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  • Request for Proposal for Institutional Consultancy for the Formative Evaluation of the UNICEF "Love and Care for Every Child"

    The purpose of this RFP is to invite proposals for Institutional Consultancy to support Action Research on "Strengthening school- and district level planning for demand-driven pedagogical advisory support to improve teacher competence and student learning"

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  • IPDET training for Parliaments in Asia Pacific

    The International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) together with the Asia Pacific Evaluation Association (APEA), and the Global Parliamentarians Forum for Evaluation (GPFE) are organizing a virtual Evaluation Capacity Development training for Parliamentarians and Parliament Research Staff from the Asia Pacific Region. This is the first training offered as part of the IPDET Global Outreach strategy.

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  • WFP Opportunity - Evaluation Officer P4 (Rome, Italy)

    WFP are currently recruiting for an Evaluation Officer, at a P4 grade. This is a non-rotational position based in Rome, Italy.

     

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  • Seeking consultant: Performance Audit UNESCO Communication and Information Sector

    The UNESCO Internal Oversight Service (IOS) is seeking a consultant to undertake work for a performance audit of the UNESCO Communication and Information (CI) Sector. The performance audit is jointly managed by the Audit and Evaluation Offices of IOS and led by a team of UNESCO audit and evaluation experts. It will apply both audit and evaluation approaches and methodologies.

     

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  • Graphic Designer, UNICEF Evaluation Office, NYHQ (11 months)

    Consultancy: Graphic Designer, UNICEF Evaluation Office, NYHQ (11 months)

    Job no: 541374

    Location: United States

    Type: Consultancy

    Duration: 11 months

    Deadline: 02 Jul 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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About Us

The IOCE represents international, national, sub-national and regional Voluntary Organizations for Professional Evaluation (VOPEs) worldwide. It strengthens international evaluation through the exchange of evaluation methods and promotes good governance and recognition of the value evaluation has in improving peoples’ lives. 

 

 

VOPEs

(acr.)  voluntary organizations for professional evaluation. An umbrella term for all kinds of groups interested in advancing evaluation as a profession. VOPEs can function at regional and national levels and bring together evaluation practitioners from various fields – including government, academia and non-governmental organizations.

About VOPEs

VOPEs promote equity-focused and gender-responsive evaluations, and aim to influence organizational and national evaluation policies in benefit of society at large.

 


Development

The development of national VOPEs began with the establishment of the Eastern Evaluation Research Society in 1978 and the Canadian Evaluation Society in 1981. The need for global exchange of evaluation practices led to the establishment of the International Development Evaluation Association in 2002 and the IOCE in 2003.

 


Growth

The number of regional, national, and international VOPEs increased from 15 in 1999 to more than 188 by the end of 2013. A new type of VOPE also emerged in 2013: the Parliamentarians Forum on Development Evaluation in South Asia, a self-organized group of members of Parliament from South Asian countries interested in advancing evaluation in their countries.