Third International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities 2013
29 Sep - 2 Oct 2013, São Paulo, Brazil

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15:00-1700

Registration at Hotel Transamerica
venue: Grand Foyer Hotel Transamerica

17:00-17:50 Transportation to the São Paulo Municipal Theater
venue: Hotel Entrance
18:00-20:00

Ballet of the City of São Paulo
venue: São Paulo Municipal Theater

  • Apocalipsis/Victor Navarro
  • Cantares/Oscar Araiz
  • Abrupto/Alex Soares
  • Followed by Symphony Orchestra of São Paulo
    Luís Gustavo Petri – Regent

Group Picture, Traditional attires are welcome

20:00-22:00

Reception / Cocktail
MC: Indran Naidoo

venue: Noble Room of the Municipal Theater

Welcoming Remarks
Jorge Chediek (5')
UN Brazil Resident Coordinator

Toast to The EvallYear
Nidhi Khattri
Head of CLEAR Secretariat
Toast on behalf of all partners in celebration of joint efforts leading to the proposed 2015 International Year of Evaluation – EvalYear

Final Remarks
Rebeca Grynspan
UN Under-Secretary-General
UNDP Associate Administrator

 
08:00-9:00

Registration
venue: Grand Foyer

09:00-10:00

Opening of the Conference
venue: São Paulo I, II, III

  • Paulo de Martino Jannuzzi
    Secretary for Evaluation and Information Management Ministry of Social Development and Fight Against Hunger

  • Rogério Haman
    São Paulo State Government Secretary
    of Social Development

  • Indran Naidoo
    Director of the UNDP Evaluation Office presents opening address

Opening Address

  • Rebeca Grynspan (5')
    UN Under-Secretary-General
    UNDP Associate Administrator
10:00-10:15

Coffee break

10:15-11:45

Plenary Session 1
venue: São Paulo I, II, III

DIALOGUE ON THE IMPORTANCE OF EVALYEAR
Facilitator: Marco Segone, EvalPartners co-chair

EVALYEAR – WHAT IS THE EXPECTED GOAL IN TERMS OF NATIONAL EVALUATION CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT BY THE YEAR 2015?
Presenter: Asela Kalugampitiya (Sri Lanka), Secretariat of EvalYear on behalf of EvalPartners

HOW CAN GOVERNMENTS, PARLIAMENTARIANS AND VOPES WORK TOGETHER TO STRENGTHEN THE DEMAND AND USE OF EVALUATION?
Commentators: Government, MP and VOPE

  • Hon. Kabir Hashim
    Member of Sri Lanka Parliament, Leader of South Asia
    Parliamentarian Forum and member of EvalPartners International Advisory Group

  • Velayuthan Sivagnanasothy
    Secretary, Ministry of Traditional Industries and Small Enterprise Development, Sri Lanka

  • Mallika Samaranayake
    President of CoE/South Asia/Sri Lanka

11:45-12:30

Plenary Session 2
venue: São Paulo I, II, III

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO CHALLENGES LINKED TO USE OF EVALUATION
Moderator: Juha Uitto, UNDP- Evaluation Office

Keynote Address

  • Paulo Jannuzzi
    Secretary for Evaluation and Information Management – Ministry of Social Development and Fight Against Hunger
12:30-14:30

Lunch with a Speaker
venue: TBC

  • Marcelo Cabral
    Director of Management and Monitoring of the Brazilian Ministry of Social Development and Fight Against Hunger

HOW HAS EVALUATION INFLUENCED THE BRAZIL WITHOUT POVERTY PLAN (PLANO BRAZIL SEM MISÉRIA)?

(no simultaneous translation provided)

14:30-16:30

Exchange Forum 1 on USE of Evaluation
venue: São Paulo I

EVALUATION CAPACITIES TO ENSURE USE OF EVALUATION
Facilitator: Xiaojun Grace Wang, UNDP Bureau for Development Policy
(Session in English only no interpretation)

Discussants:

  • Jennifer Mutua (Kenya)
    AfrEA Representative to IOCE Board

  • Winston Nyasulu (Malawi)
    Assistant Budget Director of the Monitoring and Evaluation Section of the Ministry of Finance

  • Ir. Arif Haryana (Indonesia)
    Director of Evaluation and Reporting System Performance Development, National Development Planning Board/BAPPENAS

Exchange Forum 2 on USE of Evaluation
venue: São Paulo II

INNOVATIVE APPROACHES OR SOLUTIONS TO ENSURE USE OF EVALUATION FINDINGS AND IMPLEMENTATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS
Facilitator: Inka Mattila, UNDP Panama Regional Center

Discussants:

  • Jigmi Rinzin (Bhutan),
    Member of National Council of Bhutan

  • Hamed Sarwary (Afghanistan)
    Director of Monitoring & Evaluation of the Independent Directorate for Local Governance

  • Selma Serpa (Brazil)
    Federal Auditor in the Evaluation and Performance Audit Department, Brazilian Court of Accounts

Exchange Forum 3 on USE of Evaluation
venue: São Paulo III

NATIONAL EVALUATION SYSTEMS AND INCENTIVES TO PROMOTE USE OF EVALUATION
Moderator: Vijayalakshmi Vadivelu, UNDP Evaluation office

Discussants:

  • Hon. (Mrs) Rangina Kargar (Afghanistan)
    Member of Parliament

  • Aulida Anamali (Albania)
    Foreign Relations Specialist of the Shkodra Municipality

  • Norberto Perotti (Argentina)
    Under-secretary of the Secretary of Budget Evaluation of the Office of Ministries of the Presidency

16:30-16:45

Coffee break

16:45-18:00

Plenary Dialogue on the USE of Evaluation
venue: São Paulo I, II, III

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO DEAL WITH CHALLENGES LINKED TO USE OF EVALUATION?
Moderator:Ana Rosa Soares, UNDP Evaluation Office

Discussants:

  • Thania de la Garza Navarrete (Mexico)
    General Director of Evaluation, Consejo Nacional de Evaluación de la Política de Desarrollo Social (CONEVAL)

  • Ivett Subero (Dominican Republic)
    Director of UN System Monitoring, Multilateral Cooperation Office (DIGECOOM) Ministry of Economy

  • Ted Sitima-wina (Malawi),
    Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Economic Planning and Development
 
09:00-930

RECAP and Follow-up Actions from Day 1
venue: São Paulo I, II, III

Presenter: Vijayalakshmi Vadivelu, UNDP Evaluation Office

09:30-1030

Plenary Session 3
venue: TBC

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO CHALLENGES LINKED TO CREDIBILITY OF EVALUATION
Moderator: Juha Uitto, UNDP Evaluation Office

Keynote Address

  • Maria Bustelo
    Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)
10:30-1100

Coffee break

11:00-1230

Exchange Forum 1 on Evaluation CREDIBILITY
venue: São Paulo II

TOOLS AND METHODOLOGIES TO ENHANCE EVALUATION CREDIBILITY
Facilitator: Vijayalakshmi Vadivelu, UNDP Evaluation Office

Discussants:

  • Stephanie Shipman (USA)
    Assistant Director, Center for Evaluation Methods and Issues, Government Accountability Office

  • Doha Abdelhamid (Egypt)
    EvalMENA representative to IOCE Board

Exchange Forum 2 on Evaluation CREDIBILITY
venue: São Paulo III

FUNCTIONAL EVALUATION SYSTEMS TO PROMOTE CREDIBILITY OF EVALUATIONS
Facilitator: Xiaojun Grace Wang, UNDP Bureau for Development Policy

Discussants:

  • Marco Natalino (Brazil)
    Evaluation Department of the Ministry of Social Development and Fight Against Hunger

  • Gabriela Pérez Yarahuan (IEGCS)
    Evaluation Expert, Affiliate at the CLEAR-LA, Former Evaluation Director at CONEVAL Mexico

  • Dinesh Ragoo (Trinidad & Tobago)
    Programme Director, National Transformation Unit, Ministry Planning & Sustainable Development.
12:30-14:00

Lunch with a Speaker
venue: TBC

HOW CAN VOPES BEST SUPPORT GOVERNMENT IN PROMOTING NECD?
Representative to EvalPartners and IOCE Board

14:00-15:30

Plenary Dialogue on Evaluation CREDIBILITY
venue: São Paulo I, II, III

Moderator: Vijayalakshmi Vadivelu, UNDP Evaluation Office

HOW TO ENSURE / STRENGTHEN EVALUATION CREDIBILITY?

Discussants:

  • Martha McGuire (Canada)
    CES Representative to and Treasurer of IOCE Board

  • JP van der Merwe (South Africa)
    Acting Deputy Director-General: Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Clesencio Tizikara (Ghana)
    Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Forum for Agricultural research in Africa

15:30-16:00

Coffee break

16:00-17:00

Plenary Session 4
venue: São Paulo I, II, III

INNOVATIONS IN EVALUATIONS
Moderator:
Xiaojun Grace Wang , UNDP Bureau for Development Policy

Presenters:

  • Thomas Winderl
    Innovations in Evaluation

  • Natalia Kosheleva
    EvalPartners co-chair and IOCE President
    EvalPartners Innovation Challenge
17:00-18:00

Plenary Session 5
venue: TBC

HOW EVALUATIONS INFLUENCED BRAZILIAN PROGRAMMES
Moderator: Paula Montagner, MDS/SAGI (Brazil)

Presenters:

  • Alexandro Rodrigues Pinto
    Acting Director of Evaluation / SAGI/MDS
    Programa Bolsa Família (Family Grant Program)

  • Cecília Ishikawa Lariú
    Impact Evaluation Coodinator/ SAGI/MDS
    Cistern Programm

  • Luciana Sardinha
    Demand Assessment General Coordinator
    Food Acquisition Program
 
09:00

RECAP and Follow-up Actions from Day 2
venue: São Paulo I, II, III

Presenter: Claudia Maldinado, CLEAR – LAC

Questions and Answers

09:30-10:30

Plenary Session 4
venue: São Paulo I, II, III

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS TO CHALLENGES LINKED TO INDEPENDENCE OF EVALUATIONS
Moderator: Ximena Fernandez Ordone, World Bank IEG

Keynote Address

  • Hans Martin Boehmer
    Senior Manager, IEGCS/World Bank
10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-12:30

Simultaneous Forums on INDEPENDENCE
venue: TBC


Exchange Forum 1 on INDEPENDENCE of Evaluations
venue: TBC

ENABLING ENVIRONMENT & INSTITUTIONAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR INDEPENDENCE OF EVALUATIONS
Moderator: Nidhi Khattri, CLEAR

Discussants:

  • Aristide Djidjoho (Benin)
    Coordinator of Bureau of Public Policies and Assistance to the Ministry of State

  • Agustín Escobar (Mexico)
    Evaluation Expert, CONEVAL

  • Winston Nyasulu (Malawi)
    Assistant Budget Director, Monitoring and Evaluation Section of the Ministry of Finance


Exchange Forum 2 on INDEPENDENCE of Evaluations
venue: TBC

APPROACHES/MODELS FOR ENHANCING PUBLIC POLICY ACCOUNTABILITY AND LEARNING
Facilitator: Ximena Fernandez Ordone, World Bank IEG

Discussants:

  • Christel Jacob, (South Africa)
    Evaluation and Research, The Presidency, Department of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Mohamed Mouime (Morocco)
    Director of Pole Information System, Observatoire Nationale de Development Humain (ONDH)
  • Shahrazat Binti Haji Ahmad (Malaysia)
    Director, Outcome Evaluation Division, Implementation Coordination Unit, Evaluation Office, Prime Minister's Office

12:30-14:00

Lunch with a Speaker
venue: TBC

SAGY M&E SURVEYS, TOOLS AND TRAINING COURSES
Presenter: Alexandro Rodrigue Pinto, Brazilian Ministry of Social Development and Fight Against Hunger

14:00-15:30

Plenary Dialogue 3 INDEPENDENCE of Evaluation
venue: São Paulo I, II, III

Moderator: Juha Uitto, UNDP/Evaluation Office

HOW TO ENSURE EVALUATION INDEPENDENCE?

Discussants:

  • Hans Martin Boehmer
    Senior Manager, IEGCS/World Bank

  • Paulo de Martino Jannuzzi
    Ministry of Social Development and Fight Against Hunger

  • Maria Bustelo
    Computense University of Madrid (UCM)
15:30-16:00

Coffee break

16:00-17:30

RECAP and Follow-up Actions from Day 3
venue: São Paulo I, II, III

Presenter: Ximena Fernandez Ordonez, WB/IEG

WAY FORWARD
venue: TBC

Moderator: Juha Uitto, UNDP Evaluation Office

  • What are the agreed commitments and actions of this NEC conference towards the Proposed EvalYear 2015?
  • Suggestions of themes for the next conference
  • Venue nominations for the next conference
  • Pass Confidential Conference Assessment
17:30-18:00

Closing Remarks
venue: São Paulo I, II, III

Indran Naidoo
Director of the UNDP Evaluation Office

Paulo Jannuzzi
Secretary for Evaluation and Information Management – Ministry of Social Development and Fight Against Hunger

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Keynote Speakers

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Rebeca Grynspan

UN Under Secretary General / UNDP Associate Administrator

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Paulo De Martino Jannuzzi

Secretary for Evaluation and Information Management Ministry of Social Development and Fight Against

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Hans Martin Boehmer

Senior Manager, IEGCS/World Bank

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Maria Bustelo

President, European Evaluation Society / Associate Professor, Complutense University of Madrid

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