Strengthening National Capacities for the World We Want – Embedding Evaluation in Voluntary National Reviews



UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Children’s Fund

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

This side event will showcase and share experiences on the use of evaluative thinking and evidence in Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) and further foster a dialogue on the importance of positioning evidence in 2030 Agenda follow-up and reporting. The ultimate aim will be to promote evidence-based policy and decisionmaking to accelerate progress towards the SDGs.

English-French simultaneous interpretation will be provided.


  • George Laryea-Adjei, Director Evaluation, UNICEF
  • Elena Proden, Senior Specialist, Strategic Implementation of the 2030 Agenda Unit, UNITAR
  • Zakari Lawal, Director National M&E Department, Ministry of Budget & National Planning, Nigeria
  • Laila Omar Gad, Representative, UNICEF Liberia
  • Said Adejumobi, Director, Strategic Planning, Oversight and Results Division, UNECA
  • Ian Goldman, Advisor on Evaluation and Evidence Systems, CLEAR-AA
  • Cristina Matusse, Deputy Director, Department of Planning and Budgeting, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Mozambique
  • Representative of the Government of Burundi

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