Safe Schools: eliminating crime from schools Safe Schools: eliminating crime from schools June 28, 2018 The Safe Schools, Strong Families program will undergo an impact assessment that will gather information on whether police visits to schools and improvements to the communication channels between school administrators and police officers promote a sa…
Ecuadorian project wins regional impact assessment competition Ecuadorian project wins regional impact assessment competition June 24, 2018 The project “Impact Assessment of the Human Development Grant" of Ecuador’s Ministry of Economic and Social Inclusion (MIES) was one of the six winners of the 1st International Call for Impact Evaluations for Better Public Management organized in 201…
There are still five prizes left for those who wish to take part in the “Public Administration Innovation and Education Survey” There are still five prizes left for those who wish to take part in the “Public Administration Innovation and Education Survey” June 12, 2018 Government officials have until June 30 to complete the survey and compete for one of the last five places available at the 23rd International CLAD Congress on the Reform of the State and Public Administration, to be held in Guadalajara on November 6…
Whatsapp messages to improve the lives of pregnant women and mothers May 31, 2018 The 2013 infant mortality rate in the city of Buenos Aires increased from 6.7 per 1,000 live births to 8.5 per 1,000 live births. The Red Primeros Meses (RPM) social program was created to address this issue and successfully identified several factor…
A week to discuss best practices for impact assessment May 30, 2018 Evaluation Week 2018 (June 4-8) aims to create synergies between the government sector, civil society, the academic community and all stakeholders involved in fostering transparent monitoring and evaluation systems, to create a forum that favors dial…
Nine projects selected in first window of Call for Proposals for #BetterManagement Nine projects selected in first window of Call for Proposals for #BetterManagement July 26, 2017 The proposal review process ended successfully by selecting projects with a focus on social inclusion, public finance, public safety and transportation.
Soccer with Heart: measuring the goals that change lives Soccer with Heart: measuring the goals that change lives June 28, 2017 A study conducted by CAF seeks to ascertain the importance of soccer in developing socio-emotional skills and other measures of health and well-being in children and adolescents
New Impact Evaluation Proposals for Better Management (#MejorGestión) are now being accepted June 23, 2017 Public sector institutions from Latin America and the Caribbean are invited to submit their proposals for public management programs for the I Assembly for Better Management (#MejorGestión), May 1st through August 31st 2017, aimed to evaluate th…
Impact Assessment to Optimize Procedures in Colombia Impact Assessment to Optimize Procedures in Colombia May 02, 2017 Colombia’s Administrative Department of Public Service (DAFP), in partnership with CAF—development bank of Latin America —, will promote the registration of procedures between government agencies and citizens in order to streamline them.