Past events

  • Monday, July 4, 2011 to Tuesday, July 5, 2011
    A workshop on the methods used in evidence-based policy making in order to evaluate and justify continued public spending on particular projects and programmes.­
  • Wednesday, June 15, 2011 to Friday, June 17, 2011
    ­This conference will take place in Cuernavaca, Mexico, June 15-17, 2011, and is co-hosted by The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico (INSP), the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), and the Center for Labor and Social Distributive Studies in coordination with the Impact Evaluation Network and the Poverty and Economic Policy Network (CEDLAS-IEN-PEP).
  • Wednesday, June 15, 2011 to Friday, June 17, 2011
    Will equip participants with practical integrated system tools to analyse policy problems, trace causal relationships of policy action, anticipate unintended consequences of policy action and identify the optimum policy alternative.
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2011 to Thursday, June 16, 2011
    This conference will examine key elements and challenges confronting the evaluation of international development, including its funding, practice and future.
  • Tuesday, June 14, 2011 to Wednesday, June 15, 2011
    A knowledge brokering course which aims to provide participants with an understanding of knowledge brokerage theory, applications and techniques, with a key focus on developing practical understanding of how knowledge brokerage can be used to facilitate improved communication, decision making and to stimulate innovation in the context of climate change.
  • Sunday, June 12, 2011 to Wednesday, June 15, 2011
    This conference will bring together innovation management professionals from research, industry and intermediary organisations. The conference format will include facilitated themed sessions for academic and practitioner presentations together with discussion panels and workshops.
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2011
    This workshop will introduce the theories of research into policy and provide an understanding of a policy influence plan. It will also involve a practical session on how to communicate with policymakers and how to produce appropriate communication tools for effective engagement with the media.
  • Sunday, May 29, 2011 to Tuesday, May 31, 2011
    Will be hosted by the Overarching Strategic Research and Outreach Project on Combating Poverty, Homelessness and Socio-Economic Vulnerability under the Constitution at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies.
  • Thursday, May 26, 2011 to Friday, May 27, 2011
    An interactive, cross-disciplinary conference bringing together policy researchers and practitioners to discuss best practices on delivering and interpreting qualitative research effectively for policy making.
  • Wednesday, May 25, 2011 to Thursday, May 26, 2011
    The conference seeks to facilitate an exchange of ideas and the development of initiatives to effectively improve agricultural and rural development assistance, as well as create new networks and strengthen existing ones. Although agriculture is central to the platform’s vision, the social dimensions of rural development, food security, gender issues and medicine and nutrition, are all explicit priorities that need examination.­