The 2019 Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group will be held from 11-14 June 2019, in Malabo, Republic of Equatorial Guinea. Find out more
The biannual meeting of the Evaluation Cooperation Group will be held from 21 to 24 April 2008 at the Sheraton Hotel- Tunis. It is also expected that ECG members will meet the Board Committee on Operations and Development effectiveness (CODE) on Thursday 24 April. The ECG Plenary will be held on Wednesday 23rd of April and will be preceded by meetings of the various ECG working Groups:
Chaired by Marvin Taylor-Dormond, Director, Independant Evaluation Group, International Finance Corporation (IFC). Among others things, Participants will discuss members’ experience with implementing the Good Practice Standards (GPS) Third Edition and the proposed Good Practice Standards for evaluation of Investment Operations.
Chaired by Alain SEVE, Director, Operations Evaluation, the European Investment Bank (EIB). Participants will discuss:
Chaired by Frederick Korfker, Chief Evaluator, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Participants will discuss the progress of the presentation to the MDB Boards of the Taskforce report Framework for Peer Reviews of Evaluation Systems in MDBs and future Peer Review initiatives.
Chaired by R. Keith Leonard, Director, Operations Evaluation Division 1, Asian Development Bank (ADB). This meeting will provide an opportunity for participants to provide feedback and suggestions on the Good Practices and Standards for Country Evaluation.
Chaired by Colin Kirk, Director Operations Evaluation Department, African Development Bank (AfDB). The discussion will provide an opportunity to develop a public statement on issues around communication, development effectiveness and results.
Chaired by Marvin Taylor-Dormond, Director, Independant Evaluation Group, International Finance Corporation (IFC). Participants will discuss the good practice standards on evaluation of technical assistance/technical cooperation.
Chaired by Vinod Thomas, Director-Genral, Independant Evaluation Group, the World Bank. Participants will discuss compliance through self-assessment as well as the good practice standards for evaluation of MDB- supported public sector operations.
Chaired by Colin Kirk, Director, Operations Evaluation Department of African Development Bank. The plenary session will review the outputs of the above meetings and map out the next steps for furthering the different activity areas.
Members of ECG group will have a short informal meeting with CODE to inform the latter of the work of ECG and exchange ideas regarding the role of independent evaluation in MDBs.