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IPDET Community

IPDET unites participants from a wide range of countries and with diverse professional backgrounds in a powerful network. The unique experiences that each individual contributes and the joint willingness to learn and grow, generates our vibrant IPDET community.

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“It was an honor to be a part of highly valued IPDET community, learning a lot from the sector experts and networking with the evaluators from all over the world. IPDET was my first training program which totally amazed me with its high quality coordination, arrangement and management.”

– Saruul Lundaa | Project M&E Officer | MERIT | Mongolia | IPDET | 2019

In 2019, IPDET welcomed over 230 people from more than 80 countries worldwide! The high degree of regional diversity is characteristic for IPDET.

IPDET is providing training to different stakeholders in the evaluation process including commissioners, managers, evaluators, researchers and policy makers. See the whole variety of our 2019 participants:

IPDET participants work in many different organizations including governmental, non-governmental, private enterprises, development organizations, universities, United Nations and the World Bank. In 2019, the following sectors were represented:

The IPDET alumni network

IPDET is more than just a unique on-site training. Over 4000 alumni of the past year´s events build a strong network that takes advantage of the diversity of its members. The alumni listserv provides a vivid platform where members continue to exchange ressources, questions and advice, forward tenders and vacancies and encourage each other to work on high-quality M&E for evidence-based decision making.

“Attending a course with more than 200 participants from more than 80 nationalities shows diversity, inclusion, and representation across the globe. Participation in IPDET gave me opportunities to grow my professional network, and I had a chance to interact and exchange ideas, discuss contemporary topics in evaluation with this huge cohort with ton of expertise in the field.”

– Aman Ali Syed | Co-Founder Pakistan Evaluation Association (PEA) | Pakistan | IPDET 2019