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Partners and Sponsors

IPDET could not have achieved its past results and cannot achieve its future impact without the ongoing financial and non-financial contributions from many different institutions and individuals.

As most important part, the scholarship funds have been essential in enabling many  participants to attend IPDET each year. We thank our sponsoring organizations for their assistance in covering tuition fees and accommodation for a great number of highly qualified participants.


German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Together with its partners worldwide, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is working for poverty reduction, food security, peace, freedom, democracy and human rights, and environmental protection. Development cooperation is one of the most important instruments for achieving these goals and for securing a future for people in developing countries.

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation is part of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland. The primary philosophy of SDC is to fight poverty through participatory programs, creating sustainable improvements in peoples' lives by involving them in the process. Its main intentions are to improve access to education and basic health care, to pro-mote environmental health, to encourage economic and governmental autonomy, and to improve equity in labor.

Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs coordinates and carries out Dutch foreign policy at its headquarters in The Hague and through its missions abroad. It is likewise the channel through which the Dutch Government communicates with foreign governments and international organisations. Development cooperation is one of the main tasks of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with a strong commitment made to tackling global poverty.


CLEAR - Centers for Learning on Evaluation and Results

CLEAR is a global network dedicated to improving policy, planning, and implementation through strengthening monitoring and evaluation systems and capacities. We innovate and learn locally and regionally, and share and inspire globally.

Road to Bern / UN World Data Forum

The United Nations World Data Forum (UNWDF) is an event of global importance directly related to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It provides a space for discussion between different communities of data producers and users.

Better Evaluations

An international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing and generating information about options (methods or processes) and approaches.

UNDP Independent Evaluation Office (EIO)

The core function of the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) is to conduct thematic and programmatic independent evaluations. The IEO actively participates in the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) to strengthen coherence, quality and innovation of evaluation across the UN system.


EvalYouth is a global EvalPartners network that supports and promotes young and emerging evaluators (YEEs) to become future leaders in the evaluation profession. It was launched in Kathmandu, Nepal during the Global Evaluation Forum II in November 2015. The YEEs decided on the priorities and implementation strategies for EvalYouth. EvalYouth’s goals are: i) to promote Young and Emerging Evaluators, including young women, to become competent, experienced and well-networked professionals who contribute to evaluation capacity at national, regional and international levels; and ii) to promote the inclusion of Youth and Young People (YYP), including young women, in evaluations conducted at the national, regional and international levels.