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August 2019
During today’s Lunch & Learn, Dr. Archi Rastogi shared with Universalia staff his recent experience of using Photovoice as a data collection method for an evaluation. Photovoice allows an evaluation to learn about the perspective of an otherwise-marginalized respondent. The respondent...
July 2019
On Wednesday July 24, Universalia staff attended a "Lunch & Learn" session, presented by Katrina Rojas and Luc Franche.
We talked about our work as evaluators in the context of the SDGs and the UN reform, and the shift towards more system-wide/complex evaluations.
In 2012, one of our...
July 2019
In late 2018, Universalia committed to offsetting the greenhouse gas emissions generated by air travel for any projects signed on or after January 1, 2019. This decision built on the offsets purchased on a pilot/voluntary basis by Universalia’s Environment, Security and Conflict-Transform...
June 2019
Mr. Luc Franche, junior consultant at Universalia, has been elected as President of the Board of Connexion internationale de Montréal, a network of young professionals working in international affairs in Montreal. Mr. Franche has worked voluntarily for the network over the past four year...
June 2019
2019 IDEAS Global Assembly & 3rd International Conference on Evaluating Environment and Development
Evaluation for Transformative Change is a unique event jointly organized by IDEAS, GEF-Earth Eval, and CES! Compete for a fellowship for participants from the Global South sending in a high quali...
May 2019
We look forward to meeting you to engage with The International Development Evaluation Association (IDEAS) and the Global Environment Facility (GEF) at the Third International Conference on Evaluating Environment and Development in Prague from September 30 to October 4. The theme of this C...
May 2019
Dr. Marie Hélène Adrien has been confirmed as the IDEAS representative for North America. Dr. Adrien was formerly the IDEAS President from 2005 to 2008. In her capacity as Board member she will focus on building capacities of young evaluators given her extensive experien...
April 2019
As the North American representative on the Board of IDEAS I warmly invite you to join the global evaluation community and the environment community at the Joint Conference in Prague. We hope to see many of you to share ideas and get inspired by your peers.
Registration now open: https://2019.globa...
February 2019
To support the planning for upcoming evaluations of the Mali Program, Global Affairs Canada (GAC) has commissioned a literature review of findings and lessons learned based from donor evaluations of official development assistance (ODA) programs and projects in Mali as well as academic sources.
Uni...
February 2019
Universalia was mandated by the ILO for the review of the quality appraisal system and the appraisal of a sample of 2017-2018 and 2019 Reports. The results of the QA will inform the preparation of EVAL’s Annual Evaluation Report.
This mandate will be conducted by Mr. Juan-David...

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