News & Events related to the GEF Independent Evaluation Office (IEO)
News & Events
The GEF-8 replenishment meeting began with a presentation by the IEO, which was well received with particular interest in integration, innovation, and private sector engagement. A report on key findings from completed and ongoing IEO evaluations was prepared to inform negotiations.
The findings of the recently completed Evaluation of GEF Interventions in ASGM were presented to an event on planetGOLD in Review: Making a World of Difference in Small-scale Gold Mining.
Contributing to the good Anthropocene involves changing our relation to natural and human systems to foster ecological balances that would preserve life and biodiversity but also to create inclusive, equitable and resilient communities. How can evaluators contribute to this agenda?
The pandemic of 2020 has brought on an unprecedented health and economic crisis. This crisis is also an environmental crisis. Its roots are in how we exploit and abuse the natural world and it demonstrates how intricately human health is linked with ecosystem health.
Statement from the IEO Director
- On March 23, 2020
COVID-19 - Statement from the IEO Director
by Juha Uitto, Director
Reports and Documents of Interest
Webinar on Unintended Consequences and Trade-offs: Evaluating in the Nexus of Environment, Climate and Development
UNICEF and EVALSDGs, in partnership with GEF, Green Climate Fund, IEO, and Earth-Eval organized a webinar on Unintended Consequences and Trade-offs: Evaluating in the Nexus of Environment, Climate and Development.
The GEF IEO will facilitate a course on Evaluating at the Nexus of Development and Environment: Challenges and Opporunities for the Shanghai International Program Development Evaluation Training (SHIPDET).
The GEF Independent Evaluation Office participated in two panel sessions at the American Evaluation Association Conference:
(Session #1) Systems and complexity thinking in environmental evaluation for today's, and tomorrow's, "wicked" problems
Juha I. Uitto, IEO Director, will be the keynote speaker at the 2019 Energy Evaluation Asia-Pacific (EEAP) conference in October.
The GEF Independent Evaluation Office will participate in numerous workshops and sessions during the National Evaluation Capacities (NEC) Conference organized by the Independent Evaluation Office of UNDP and the Government of