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Session 4: closing ceremony

On 11 November IPDET, APEA, and GPFE closed the first ever IPDET Global Outreach activity ‘Better policy making through evaluations – Training for Parliaments in Asia Pacific’ with around 90 participants.

In addition to the formulation of take-home-messages of the event by Prof. Dr. Stockmann, the awarding of certificates to 63 participants from 15 countries was the focus of the event.

In addition, the participants had the opportunity to establish contacts with each other in a virtual speed networking session.

Finally, an outlook on the IPDET programme 2022 was given.


  • Asela Kalugampitiya: President of Sri Lanka Evaluation Association and Asia Pacific Evaluation Association (APEA) 
  • Kabir Hashim: Member of Parliament in Sri Lanka and Co- Founder and Chair of the Global Parliamentarians Forum for Evaluation (GPFE) 
  • Stefanie Krapp: Head of Program – International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET)
  • Reinhard Stockmann – Founder and Director of Center of Evaluation (CEval) at Saarland University and Member of the Steering Group of the International Program for Development Evaluation Training (IPDET)
  • Dugan Fraser: Program Manager of Global Evaluation Initiative (GEI)
  • Marco Segone: Director Evaluation Office, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
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