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Evaluation is a systematic determination and assessment 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 is often used to characterize and appraise subjects of interest in a wide range of human enterprises, including the arts, criminal justice, foundations, non-profit organizations, government, health care, and other human services. It is long term and done at the end of a period of time.

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Organizations relating to Evaluation

European Association of Psychological Assessment / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1990
Southern African Institute for Environmental Assessment / Windhoek, Namibia
International Development Evaluation Association / Johannesburg, South Africa
Association of Asian Constitutional Courts and Equivalent Institutions / Jakarta, Indonesia / Est. 2010
Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1997
Global Partnership for Results-Based Approaches / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2003
United Nations Evaluation Group / New York NY, USA / Est. 1984
Livestock Environmental Assessment and Performance Partnership / Rome, Italy / Est. 2012
European Network of Policy Makers for the Evaluation of Education Systems / Paris, France / Est. 1995
Multilateral Organizations Performance Assessment Network / Helsinki, Finland / Est. 2002
Cooperative Programme for Monitoring and Evaluation of the Long-range Transmission of Air Pollutants in Europe / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1979
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2006
International Forum for Acute Care Trialists / Est. 2008
Africa Gender and Development Evaluators Network / Nairobi, Kenya / Est. 2002
New Car Assessment Programme for Latin America and the Caribbean / Montevideo, Uruguay
AAALAC International / Frederick MD, USA / Est. 1965
Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Evaluation and Prevention of Seismic Risk / Rabat, Morocco / Est. 1995
Australasian Evaluation Society / Carlton South VIC, Australia
UC Berkeley Center of Evaluation for Global Action / Berkeley CA, USA / Est. 2006
Asia Pacific Association of Threat Assessment Professionals / Bundoora VIC, Australia / Est. 2013
Institute for Health Metric and Evaluation / Seattle WA, USA / Est. 2007
International Snowboard Federation / Est. 1991
Institut européen de formation continue en réparation et évaluation du dommage corporel
MED POL - Programme for the Assessment and Control of Marine Pollution in the Mediterranean / Athens, Greece / Est. 1975
International Conference on Nondestructive Evaluation in the Nuclear Industry
International Conference on Evaluation for Practice
Pan Pacific Congress of Real Estate Appraisers, Valuers and Counselors
Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware and Vulnerability Assessment
International Conference on the Valuation of Plant, Machinery and Equipment
International Conference on Verification and Evaluation of Computer and Communication Systems
International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures
Convention on the Valuation of Goods for Customs Purposes / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1950
Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context / Est. 1991
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
Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment / Est. 1990
Protocol on Strategic Environmental Assessment / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2003
International Convention on the Standardization of Methods of Wine Analysis and Evaluation / Est. 1954
Réseau international d'évaluation d'impacts environnementaux dans les pays des Grands Lacs - Afrique
Foro Hemisférico de Evaluación e Indicadores
Associação Internacionais para Avaliação de Impactos Ambientais / Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Users' Association of Measurement, Regulation and Automation Equipments / Est. 1970
International Centre for Educational Evaluation / Ibadan, Nigeria / Est. 1972
Commonwealth Institute of Valuers / Est. 1926
Integrated Assessment Modeling Consortium / Venice, Italy / Est. 2007
International Symposium on Impact Engineering / Est. 1992
European Parliamentary Technology Assessment / Berlin, Germany / Est. 1990
Association of European Threat Assessment Professionals / Darmstadt, Germany
ICTI Ethical Toy Program / Hong Kong, Hong Kong / Est. 2004
International Conference on Beam Injection Assessment of Microstructures in Semiconductors / Est. 1988
International Society for Quality in Health Care External Evaluation Association / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2018

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World Problems relating to Evaluation

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Non-equivalence of national educational qualifications
Inadequacy and insensitivity of intelligence testing
Inadequate evaluation of environmental costs

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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