Learning As You Go:
Becoming part of the solution as a Blue Marble Evaluator navigating the pandemic
Facilitated by Keiko Kuji-Shikatani
The 2021 Food Systems Summit & BME
In fall 2021, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will convene a Food Systems Summit as part of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. A series of food systems dialogues are being convened around the world leading up to the Summit. The Food Systems Summit Secretariat has formed a strategic partnership with the Blue Marble Evaluation global network to professionally analyze and synthesize all reports submitted by conveners of the Independent Dialogues. Learn more…
by Melanie Goodchild
This article explores the notion of the need to decolonize systems thinking and awareness. Taking a specifically Indigenous approach to both knowledge creation and knowledge sharing, the authors look at awareness based systems change via a Haudenosaunee (Mohawk) two row visual code. Read more.
by Khalil Bitar
This paper discusses the lack of a methodological tool for equity assessment in the evaluation field. It highlights the historical neglect of equity and social justice in some of the most widely and globally utilized evaluation criteria, including the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Evaluation Criteria, and its implications for the evaluation field’s equity assessment effort. Read more.