COVID-19 Response Resources
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.
COVID-19: Early Lessons for Evaluation
Charles Collyns of the Office of Evaluation and Oversight at the IMF and Jose Deras of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration discuss early COVID-19 pandemic evaluation lessons for countries and development institutions.
Learning from the past for a bright post-pandemic future
Carefully evaluating development projects, and learning from success and challenges of past efforts, is more important than ever as governments fight COVID-19.
During the pandemic, monitoring and evaluation matter more than ever
The COVID-19 crisis has taught us that robust and credible monitoring and evaluation systems are vital to ensure development projects and programs improve the lives of people most in need.
Engaging with Operations while Maintaining Independence
Ivory Yong-Prötzel of the Inter-American Development Bank and Todor Dimitrov of the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank talks about how independent evaluation units should engage with operations while maintaining their independence.
COVID-19 projects and programs need careful oversight
Governments and organizations, including multilateral development banks, are funding tens of billions of dollars in development projects and programs to help countries respond to COVID-19. The evaluation and monitoring process should not be bypassed.
Remote Approaches to Evaluations in Times of COVID-19
Juha Uitto of GEF’s Independent Evaluation Office and Fabrizio Felloni of IFAD’s Independent Office of Evaluation discuss how they are fulfilling their evaluation work to adapt to the COVID-19 crisis.
Adapting Evaluation in Time of COVID-19
Independent Evaluation Group's Alison Evans and Independent Evaluation at ADB's Marvin Taylor-Dormond discuss how their departments are adapting their workplan to support their institutions respond effectively to the COVID-19 crisis.