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Day 1
Monday, 7 September, 2020 (GMT +8)
8:30 am – 9:40 am
The opening session will welcome speakers, participants and guests to the 2020 virtual AEW. It will set off the expectations for the week in terms of the topics to be discussed.  Keynote and opening speeches from  hosts will follow. 
 

Program of Activities

9:40 am -10:15 am
(With simultaneous translations in English and Chinese) 
This session will discuss the various reform measures and activities to promote performance-based budgeting and performance evaluation in China.
 
 
10:30 am-12:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Japan’s official development asssistance to People's Republic of China marked its 40th Anniversary in 2019 and is close to its end.

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Participants will learn how parliaments successfully use evaluation for the oversight function and how the evaluation community can support parliaments. There are several parliaments made efforts to institutionalize evaluation to strengthen the use of evaluative evidence for policy making.

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

(With simultaneous translations in English and Chinese)

This session will share China's practices and experiences in promoting the reform of performance-based budget management in order to improve efficiency of financial resource allocation and utilization.

 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Participants will know how Supreme Audit Institutions and China’s National Audit Office are working in collaborative and innovative  ways to examine how effective the governments have been at integrating the SDGs into national development plans and in assessing progress that is being made on issu

Speakers: 
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Participants will learn how artificial intelligence can be used to unlock lessons and evidence-based knowledge, in context and intent, from independent evaluation reports.

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The session will share recent analytical work on evaluating blended finance, including an assessment of key concepts used in blended finance evaluation, and an exploration of methods for evaluating blended finance modalities. 

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Participants will learn about the opportunities, challenges and methods of evaluating MDBs ability to mobilize private capital for development. 

 

Day 2
Tuesday, 8 September, 2020 (GMT +8)
8:30 am – 10:00 am

Participants will gain a better understanding of safeguard implementation challenges and evolving policy responses.

 

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Participants will learn the role of VOPEs in strengthening national evaluation policies, systems & capacities and the challenges faced by VOPEs.

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Participants will learn about the value and relevance  of WASH across East Asia and the Pacific;  how UNICEF is programming upstream work and developing modalities to deliver change and meet WASH – related  indicators under  Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 6.1 and 6.2; and why partnership app

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Participants will learn how innovative methods of visual thinking and facilitation can be applied to improve the use and influence of evaluation, from theory of change to validating key findings, from prioritizing key recommendation to communicating with stakeholders.

 

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Participants of the session will learn how to mobilize and spur commitments from decision-makers, evaluation community and other stakeholders to develop stronger national evaluation systems and capacities, towards delivery of SDGs by 2030, with a focus on no one left behind.

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Participants of the session will learn the critical building blocks for ensuring evaluation can provide strategic direction.

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Participants will (i) learn from a  practical example where the “ten-steps” methodology was used along with the Impact Investment Framework to support country led monitoring and evaluation system for private sector interventions; (ii) learn about existing opportunities to enhance the monitoring a

Day 3
Wednesday, 9 September, 2020 (GMT +8)
8:30 am – 10:00 am

Based on the findings and recommendations from the recently concluded ADB’s transport sector-wide evaluation, the session will discuss approaches to better support sustainable transport especially considering the COVID-19 crisis.

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Participants will learn the importance of evaluation for achieving SDGs in the context of COVID 19.  The panellists will include a parliamentarian, development partner, a public official, evaluator, youth bringing different perspectives on what has been achieved so far in promoting evaluation in

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Participants will learn about the new evaluation criteria definitions and principles for use, including the new criterion Coherence.

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Participants will learn how results frameworks are developed to maximize utilization for decision-makers working in programmes focused on COVID-19.

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

As a major crisis is unfolding in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, many international finance institutions have deployed emergency packages involving intermediated lending, guarantees, and other forms of support to help small and medium enterprises to get through the downturn.

Day 4
Thursday, 10 September, 2020 (GMT +8)
8:30 am – 10:00 am

Participants will understand the strengths and weaknesses of the IMF’s approach to working with a key partner organization on climate issues; how the IEO has framed its recommendations to help the IMF Board decide on the strategic direction of the Fund’s relationships with key partner organizatio

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Participants will be exposed to new techniques and methods of collecting information when traditional sources of data, such as surveys and face-to-face interviews are challenging due to costs, logistics or difficult environments such as during pandemics or in post-conflict areas.

 

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

COVID-19, climate change and other global crises clearly highlight the growing fragilities in societies and nature.

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

The session will share concrete experiences from strategic evaluations, and the use of Theory of Change to enhance more ownership and use of evaluation results.

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Participants will gain understanding of what Evidence Gap Maps are (tool), the objectives for employing them, lessons on how to make best use of them to engage intended users.

 

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Additionality, the condition that MDB interventions have a positive impact on development, while not crowding out other market participants, by supplying inputs – financial and non-financial – which cannot be provided better from other sources, has recently gained increased attention, both from M

Day 5
Friday, 11 September, 2020 (GMT +8)
8:30 am – 10:00 am

Participants will learn about the innovative use of geospatial impact evaluation through a case study focused on the use of geospatial data and machine learning to assess the horizontal and vertical spatial impact of the road construction projects in Maputo and Mumbai.

 

8:30 am – 10:00 am

Participants will learn about the challenges of evaluating climate change adaptation efforts, including: lessons related to accounting for escalating climate risks; assessing the adequacy of global resource commitments; understanding national policy environment and incentives, local practices and

11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Welcome and Greetings

Sonia Chand Sandhu, Principal Knowledge Sharing and Services Specialist,  Independent Evaluation Department, Asian Development Bank
 

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