Agenda 2022

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Day 1
Tuesday, 13 September 2022 (GMT+8)
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM

The opening session will welcome speakers and participants to the 2022 AEW with opening remarks from the hosts – IED and AFDI, outlining expectations on topical discussions towards plans for recovery.

Note: With simultaneous translations in English and Chinese

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM

Note: With simultaneous translations in English and Chinese


Wang Jianfan, Director General, Budget Department, MOF, PRC
Yang Ruijin, Director General, Bureau of Supervision and Evaluation, MOF, PRC

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Participants can learn the key factors that are important in institutionalization of evaluation at national level. They will also learn from experience of the panelists.

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Participants will learn about novel evaluation approaches in the current EBRD context of multiple crises (Covid-19 and War on Ukraine and Climate Crisis), and will get prospects of how evaluation may employ new tools and procedures to remain relevant and useful.

Day 2
Wednesday, 14 September 2022 (GMT+8)
8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Participants will learn and share challenges and approaches to implementing formative and real time evaluations to ensure Development Agencies adapt policies and approaches take up evaluation recommendations.

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Participants will learn the priorities and evidence of transformational change in investments to support climate action in the Asia and Pacific Region.

Lead Presenter:

Garrett Kilroy, Principal Evaluation Specialist, IESP, IED, ADB

4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Participants will learn how smartphones and remote sensing are being utilized innovatively to improve the provision of extension, detection of crop damage, and access to financial instruments that reduce smallholder farmers’ vulnerability to climate change.

Day 3
Thursday, 15 September 2022 (GMT+8)
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Participants will learn about factors and strategies that make evaluations influential and enhance utilization and uptake.  

Lead Presenter:  

Juha Uitto, Director, IEO, Global Environment Facility (GEF) 

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Distinguished panelists will share different sectoral and thematic perspectives on the opportunities and challenges for evaluation for informing decisions and guiding recovery plans.

Note: With simultaneous translations in English and Chinese

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