Session 21: Using new criteria to evaluate national policies & programs in relation to global development goals

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
9 September 2020 (GMT +8)

Participants will learn about the new evaluation criteria definitions and principles for use, including the new criterion Coherence. Through the presentation of interesting and relevant case studies from Sri Lanka and from China, they will learn how to apply the criteria in national contexts, to credibly evaluate progress on sustainable development. The session will also mark the launch of a new Chinese language version of the criteria definitions and key principles for use.


Megan Kennedy-Chouane, Head of Evaluation, Development Co-operation Directorate, (OECD)
Velayuthan Sivagnanasothy,  Senior Advisor (MfDR and Development Evaluation) SDGAP Sri Lanka and Former Secretary, then Ministry of National Polices and Economic Affairs, Sri Lanka
Xin Xin Yang, Multi-country evaluation specialist, China, DPRK and Mongolia. UNICEF, China
Megan Kennedy-Chouane, Head, Evaluation, Development Co-operation Directorate, (OECD)


SUBTHEME: Role of evaluation in providing strategic direction  

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