Getting started with evaluation in humanitarian assistance

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About the webinar

The Monitoring and Evaluation webinar series “Evaluation in humanitarian assistance” is a series of three live sessions addressed to M&E professionals working in humanitarian operations. These webinars comprise a course which will help you get a comprehensive understanding of all the steps involved in evaluation in humanitarian assistance including: introduction, planning and design and implementation.

The series is addressed to entry-intermediate level professionals and it is highly recommended that you join or watch the recordings of all webinars in their consecutive order so as to benefit from the complete course.

About this session

This is the first session of the series “Evaluation in humanitarian assistance”. It is a one-hour session ideal for Monitoring and Evaluation or other professionals who are interested in understanding the basics of evaluation in humanitarian assistance.

In summary, we explore:

What is the evaluation of humanitarian action?

  • What is different about EHA?
  • A brief history of EHA
  • How does monitoring associate with evaluation?
  • What are the key challenges in EHA?

Deciding to perform an evaluation

  • What is the purpose of evaluation?

  • How to decide when and what to evaluate?

  • What are the ethics considerations of evaluation?

  • Case studies: Real time evaluation

View the presentation slides of the Webinar.

List of sessions

Evaluation in humanitarian assistance:

  1. Getting started with evaluation in humanitarian assistance (May 11th)
  2. Evaluation planning and design in humanitarian assistance (June 8th)
  3. Implementation of evaluation in humanitarian assistance (July 6th)

Is this Webinar for me?

  • Are you an entry/intermediate level M&E or IM practitioner who wishes to better understand the steps included in an evaluation for humanitarian assistance and are you looking for an introduction to this topic?
  • Are you assisting in evaluations in your organization, or is that a role you would like to take on and you would like to get a deeper understanding that can facilitate your work?

Then, watch our webinar!

About the Trainer

Ms Eliza Avgeropoulou earned her BSc from Athens University of Economics and Business, and her MSc degree in Economic Development and Growth from Lund University and Carlos III University, Madrid. She brings eight years of experience in M&E in international NGOs, including CARE, Innovations for Poverty Action and Catholic Relief Services (CRS). The past five years, she has led the MEAL system design for various multi-stakeholders’ projects focusing on education, livelihoods, protection and cash. She believes that evidence-based decision making is the core of high quality program implementation. She now joins us as our M&E Implementation Specialist, bringing together her experience on the ground and passion for data-driven decision making to help our customers achieve success with ActivityInfo.

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