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Mercredi 01 Juillet 2020
Launch of OECD and France Stratégie cross country reports on policy evaluation. The role of evaluation to support governments in addressing the exit and recovery from the COVID-19 crisis

The webinar has shared the findings of two recent international studies on policy evaluation, including the:

In the first session of the webinar, the discussions has addressed the policy implications of the findings. The aim is to ensure that policy evaluation systems can meet countries’ needs in promoting evidence-informed policymaking as well as in improving the quality of public expenditure and the quality, responsiveness and accessibility of public policies.

The second session has focused on the current COVID-19 context, in which governments, because of the emerging support scheme, are mobilising evaluation tools to preserve public accountability. Moreover, the rapidly changing context for the delivery of public services calls for the adaptation of evaluation methods to help governments maintain the effectiveness of service delivery.

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Welcome introductions

The webinar has been introduced by :

Launch of international studies

This session has offered an opportunity to share the findings from two international cross country studies by the OECD and France Stratégie. Comments has been provided by invited country experts.

Stephane Jacobzone, Head of Unit, Evidence Monitoring and Policy Evaluation, OECD.

Vincent Aussilloux, Head of the Economics Department and Adam Baïz, Project Officer, France Stratégie.


How can countries leverage evaluation to facilitate the exit and recovery from the COVID-19 crisis?

This session has focused on recent country experiences in promoting evaluation to facilitate the exit from the COVID-19 crisis.

  • Diana Epstein, Office of Management and Budget, United States.
  • Benoit Coeure, Chair of the Evaluation Committee for Assessing the Efficiency of the Support Measures towards Businesses, France.


  • Aline Pennisi, Ministry of Finance, Italy.
  • Patricia Moreno Agudelo, Senior Advisor to the Director for Monitoring and Policy Evaluation, Department of National Planning, Colombia.

Closing remarks

Janos Bertok, Acting Director, Public Governance Directorate,  OECD

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Mercredi 01 Juillet 2020
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