1. This declaration seeks to capture an emerging body of shared understanding on lessons and priorities for evaluation practice in the era of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to help guide joint action in future support of national evaluation capacity.
From 27 April to 22 May 2015 the National Evaluation Capacities (NEC) Community of Practice (COP), with support from the UNDP International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth (IPC-IG) and the UNDP Independent Evaluation Office (IEO), promoted an online discussion3 linked to the upcoming NEC conference in Bangkok, on “How the 2015 NEC Conference in Bangkok: ‘Blending Evaluation Principles with Development Practices’ can enhance national evaluation capacities and help to develop and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals”
The Royal Thai Government and the Independent Evaluation Office of UNDP present 2015 International Conceference on National Evaluation Capacities. Theme of this conference is "Blending Evaluation Principles with Development Practices to Change People's Lives".
2015 was declared as the International Year of Evaluation (EvalYear) at the Third International Conference on National Evaluation Capacities organized in São Paulo, Brazil, 29 Sep-2 Oct 2013.