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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 4: Quality Education

Description

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.

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Organizations relating to Evaluation

AECMA-European Aerospace Supplier Evaluation
West Indies Sugarcane Breeding and Evaluation Network / St George, Barbados
Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1997
International Conference on Nondestructive Evaluation in the Nuclear Industry / Washington DC, USA
Wild Wheat Evaluation Network
International Antiviral Therapy Evaluation Center / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1999
European Evangelical Accrediting Association / Sutri, Italy / Est. 1979
European Network on Training, Evaluation and Research in Mental Health / Warsaw, Poland / Est. 2000
Institut sous-régional multisectoriel de technologie appliquée, de planification et d'évaluation de projets / Est. 1980
International Instrumentation Evaluation Agreement Group / Est. 1982
Caribbean Common Market Standards Council / Est. 1976
Wild Cereal Progenitors Evaluation Network
European Network of Policy Makers for the Evaluation of Education Systems / Paris, France / Est. 1995
International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1958
European Research Network for Evaluation and Improvement of Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment of Inherited Disorders of Metabolism / Manchester, UK / Est. 1994
West African Fertilization Management and Evaluation Network
European Convention on the Equivalence of Periods of University Study / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1956
Institute for the Evaluation of Energy and Environment Strategies in Europe / Est. 1987
International Network for Tropical Pasture Evaluation and Utilization / Est. 1979
Ibero-Latinoamerican Academy of Bodily Damage Evaluation / Est. 2005
Protocol to the 1979 Convention on Long Range Transboundary Air Pollution on Long-term Financing of the Cooperative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air-pollutants in Europe / Est. 1984
European College for the Study and Evaluation of Bodily Damage / Est. 1973
Protocol to the European Convention on the Equivalence of Diplomas Leading to Admission to Universities / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1964
Réseau international d'évaluation d'impacts environnementaux dans les pays des Grands Lacs - Afrique
ASEAN Network for Germplasm Collection, Conservation, Evaluation and Exchange

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World Problems relating to Evaluation

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Inadequate environmental impact assessment
Inconsistent risk evaluation
Protectionist anti-dumping procedures
Inadequate evaluation of environmental costs
Inadequacy and insensitivity of intelligence testing
Non-equivalence of national educational qualifications
Misconceived moral equivalence
Arbitrary evaluation of disability compensation
Falsification of programme evaluations
Inadequate evaluation of surgical procedures
Inadequate control of development projects

Action Strategies relating to Evaluation

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Developing solar power systems
Stabilizing shifting agriculture
Undertaking pre-disaster planning
Judging social inadequacy
Monitoring agricultural change
Improving NGO participation in Agenda 21 review and evaluation
Matching actual and perceived risk
Measuring sustainability
Evaluating environmental performance
Evaluating effects of world trade agreements on agriculture
Evaluating the effects of world trade agreements on the environment
Evaluating effects of world trade agreements on intellectual property rights
Using economic instruments to manage environmental health costs
Developing value codes for business
Evaluating effects of globalization on biodiversity conservation
Evaluating educational achievement
Monitoring chemical industry
Evaluating programmes
Evaluating effects of world trade agreements on developing countries
Evaluating effects of world trade agreements on investment
Evaluating effects of world trade agreements on trade defence instruments
Evaluating effects of world trade agreements on tariffs affecting manufactured goods
Evaluating effects of world trade agreements on national protection standards
Evaluating effects of world trade agreements on labour standards
Evaluating family planning

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