Evaluation is a systematic determination of a subject's merit, worth and significance, using criteria governed by a set of standards. It can assist an organization, program, design, project or any other intervention or initiative to assess any aim, realisable concept/proposal, or any alternative, to help in decision-making; or to ascertain the degree of achievement or value in regard to the aim and objectives and results of any such action that has been completed. The primary purpose of evaluation, in addition to gaining insight into prior or existing initiatives, is to enable reflection and assist in the identification of future change.Evaluation …



WRI: World Resources Institute · 6 December 2023 English

This report systematizes the implementation process, challenges, learnings, and results of complete street interventions in eight cities from different regions of Brazil.


UNFCCC: United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change · 5 December 2023 English

This second draft text was published by the U.N. climate body (UNFCCC) and shows the possible outcomes for talks at the COP28 summit in Dubai. The negotiations are part of …

effectiveness of adaptation, and that monitoring and evaluation of outcomes is critical for tracking the progress assessment; planning; implementation; and monitoring, evaluation and learning; 66. Also recognizes the importance

RAND Corporation · 4 December 2023 English

This report presents the results of an exploratory machine learning–based analysis of green stormwater infrastructure asset data across five cities in the United States. Within each city, authors evaluated how …

or lack green spaces for recreation. Such an evaluation can inform future policy and planning aimed several functions for preprocessing and metric evaluation. To set up the data for model training, data ongoing education, outreach, monitoring, and evaluation. The 2010 plan was driven by regulatory compliance

COP28: COP28 UAE (Climate) · 3 December 2023 English

The COP28 Declaration on Climate, Relief, Recovery and Peace was formally launched at the Dubai summit on Sunday 3rd December. The document, passed by 70 governments and 39 international organizations, …

accreditation, procurement, and monitoring and evaluation procedures, Strengthening the technical and programming design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation, supported by education and training

SSEE: Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment · 3 December 2023 English

These figures likely underestimate the cost difference between the two approaches because they suppose that the costs for all types of CCS facility are at the very lowest end of …

large number of plants and allow independent evaluation of the costs. More novel techniques for CO2 capture

The Conference Board · 3 December 2023 English

Leading in the AI Age: Key Takeaways from the Global AI Safety Summit Updated 28 November 2023 On November 1 and 2, the AI Safety Summit in the UK was …

stripped-down or obfuscated versions of their models for evaluation purposes. Compliance costs: Preparing models as well as potential fees associated with the evaluation process itself. Timeline delays: If governments

COP28: COP28 UAE (Climate) · 2 December 2023 English

y the COP28 Presidency joined with the World Health Organization to announce a new ‘COP28 UAE Declaration on Climate and Health’ (the Declaration) to accelerate actions to protect people’s health …

financing. Improving monitoring, transparency and evaluation efforts of climate finance, as relevant, including

COP28: COP28 UAE (Climate) · 2 December 2023 English

The COP28 Presidency and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today announced 50 oil and gas companies have joined the Oil and Gas Decarbonization Charter, a global industry Charter dedicated to …

first ever Global Stocktake - a comprehensive evaluation of progress against climate goals. The UAE is

COP28: COP28 UAE (Climate) · 2 December 2023 English

COP28 President Sultan Al Jaber unveiled the Global Decarbonization Accelerator (GDA), a series of landmark initiatives designed to speed up the energy transition and drastically reduce global emissions. It is …

first ever Global Stocktake - a comprehensive evaluation of progress against climate goals. The UAE is

IMF: International Monetary Fund · 1 December 2023 English

VISIONS OF INEQUALITY From the French Revolution to the End of the Cold War Branko Milanovic Belknap Press Cambridge, MA, 2023, 368 pp., $32.95 Rising economic inequality in many countries, …

arora is deputy director of the IMF Independent Evaluation Office. inequality is timely. As Walter Scheidel

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