25 Sep 2014

The 10th anniversary general assembly of the Learning Network is proposed to be held from 1-5 December in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Belgian Technical Cooperation (BTC) has offered to host a combined capacity development learning conference and the network's General Assembly. In order to plan the event, we need to determine how much interest there is among network members. Please email ga2014@lencd.org to let us know if you would like to attend, or if you have any questions or suggestions.

22 Sep 2014

The United Nations Global South-South Development Expo 2014 will take place from 17 to 21 November 2014 in Washington, D.C., on the theme “Scaling up South-South and triangular cooperation for sustainable development”. Hosted by the Organization of American States in close coordination with the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation, the GSSD Expo AIMS to enable developing countries and their development partners, including donor agencies, organizations of the United Nations system, and private-sector and civil society organizations, to systematically and regularly showcase and scale up their evidence-based South-South development successes.

18 Sep 2014

The Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) Program, launched in 2001, has created a credible and comprehensive framework for assessing PFM functionality which has been applied in a large number of countries with different income levels, different administrative heritages, and in different geographical regions.  The PEFA Partners are now inviting feedback on a proposed update to the PEFA Framework which aims to reflect developments in the PFM landscape over the past decade, strengthen areas of weakness, and extend coverage to new areas.  To comment on the update, please visit the PEFA website before October 31, 2014.

13 Sep 2014

The Africa Evidence Network invites abstracts for presentation at this year's Colloquium to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa in November.  Colloquium topics include evidence-informed decision-making in government, building demand for evidence, and building capacity for using evidence, monitoring and evaluation, commissioning and producing research, and systematic reviews and evidence synthesis for decision-making.

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