COVID-19 Response Resources
The pandemic’s impact on government budgets calls for renewed commitment to the SDGs
COVID-19 has brought unprecedented economic and development challenges but it also offers opportunities for financing solutions to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
Boosting Collaboration in Evaluation in Times of Crisis
IED’s Veronique Salze-Lozac’h and OECD’s Megan Chouane talk about how evaluators can collaborate better to address the COVID-19 crisis.
To make vaccination programs work, communication is key
Evaluation evidence shows that communication is crucial to combatting vaccine hesitancy and misinformation.
Addressing the COVID-19 Crisis: Lessons from Support for Public Financial Management
This paper provides a synthesis of lessons from evaluations of public financial management (PFM) support by ADB, other multilateral development banks, and the International Monetary Fund, as well as lessons from research and analysis by other international organizations such as the World Health Organization. It draws upon experience from past crises, and from previous budget support operations targeted at medium-term PFM reforms, emphasizing the lessons they offer.
International Finance Institutions’ Support to the Deployment of COVID-19 Vaccines in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: 10 Lessons from Evaluation
2020 witnessed unprecedented scientific progress in developing a vaccine to control the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This has led to the development of a range of effective vaccines spanning from traditional formulations to new ones, such as the novel mRNA or DNA-based vaccines. Many international organizations have committed their support to ensuring that the vaccines are deployed and administered as quickly as possible across the globe.
Lessons from ADB’s Social Protection Interventions: A Synthesis of Learning on Social Assistance Support
This synthesis paper aims to summarize, synthesize, and integrate research findings and lessons from evaluations of ADB’s two decades of experience supporting social assistance initiatives. It aims to inform the design and implementation of similar interventions during and after the COVID-19 pandemic period, and IED’s ongoing and future evaluations.
About Independent Evaluation at Asian Development Bank
This video highlights the role of independent evaluation as a tool that supports both accountability and learning. It also endeavors to understand what works, what doesn’t and why to increase the effectiveness of development assistance.
COVID-19 Crisis: EIB Group's Support to EU Response
Jan Willem van der Kaaij and Sabine Bernabè of the Operations Evaluation Unit of the European Investment Bank (EIB) talks about how the EU and EIB are responding to the coronavirus crisis.