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To stay on top of international best practice and theory, the IEU participates actively and regularly in international evaluation-related events. It also shares information about many of these events. Here is a brief list of some important dates coming up in the next few months. Possibilities may also exist for your organisation to collaborate with IEU in a conference, seminar, workshop or similar. Share your ideas with us by emailing Courtland Matthews at [email protected]


8-12 May: Kyoto, Japan - IPCC - 49th Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC 49) - The panel will produce the Sixth Assessment Report (AR6), a Methodology Report to refine the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gases (GHG) Inventories, and three special reports.

13 May: Kyoto, Japan - GLF- Global Landscapes Forum Kyoto 2019 - GLF Kyoto will focus on sustainable landscapes as a critical part of the climate solution.

14-15 May: Nairobi, Kenya - UNEG- 2019 UNEG Evaluation Week- Evaluation Practice Exchange Seminar - The agenda is currently being prepared. The event is open to UNEG members and invited guests only.

17-21 June: Songdo, Korea - FAO- Asia Pacific Forestry Week 2019 - The event will examine the topic of forests for peace and well-being and how the field of forestry can be better incorporated in discussions of sustainable development.

17-27 June: Bonn, Germany - UNFCCC - Bonn Climate Change Conference - The agenda is being prepared.

22-23 June: Bonn, Germany - GLF- Global Landscapes Forum Bonn 2019 - GLF Bonn will explore adoption of a rights based approach to sustainability.

1-3 July: Songdo, Korea - GCF - GCF Board Meeting 23 - The agenda is being prepared.

9-12 July: Accra, Ghana - ICED - 2019 Evidence to Action: Conference and Exhibition - The event will center on responsibility and accountability, examining evidence generation and use in support of Africa policy reform and development agenda.

15 July-2 August: Bern, Switzerland - International Program for Development Evaluation Training - The 2019 program will explore current developments in the field as well as approach different target groups with knowledge and experience in evaluation.

2-6 August: Location (TBD) - IPCC - 50th Session of the IPCC - The session will consider the Special Report on Climate Change and Land.

2-6 September: Kunming, China - AFDI & ADB - 2019 Asian Evaluation Week - The agenda is being prepared.

11-13 September: Bonn, Germany - DeGEval - Annual Conference on Evaluation and Sustainability - The conference will focus on sustainability and its role in evaluations.

23 September: New York, USA - UN - UN Climate Summit - The summit will focus on accelerating actions to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

26 September: New York, USA - UN - UN High-Level Dialogue on Financing - The agenda is being prepared.

30 September-4 October: Prague, Czech Republic - Eval Forward - 2019 IDEAS Assembly - The event aims to establish a platform for various transformative initiatives to come together and work on establishing best practices and the way forward.

8-11 October: Bonn, Germany - Adaptation Fund - 34th Adaptation Fund Board Meeting - The agenda is being prepared.

15-17 October: Songdo, Korea - GCF- GCF Board Meeting 24 - The agenda is being prepared.

16-18 October: Santiago, Chile - Transformations Conference 2019 - The event aims to support transformative changes for addressing climate change and other contemporary societal and environmental challenges.

23-25 October: Bonn, Germany - GDN- 19th Global Development Conference - The conference will look at the research-policy interface in pursuit of the SDGs. It will also mark GDN's 20th anniversary since its launch at the World Bank Development Conference in 1999.

11-16 November: Minneapolis, USA - AEA - American Evaluation Association Annual Conference - An invitation for conversations among evaluators and thought leaders- on the evaluation profession's path forward.

2-13 December: Santiago, Chile - UNFCCC -UNFCCC COP 25 - The agenda is being prepared.