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Hi members,

Just a short one this issue, and it's to alert you of our upcoming EvalTalk session this Sunday. The panel is an international one, representing various government agencies around the world.

Event details:
EvalTalk: "Evaluation & Budgeting: Are they compatible bedfellows?"
Sunday, 5 September 2021
Time: 5pm (MYS UTC+8)
Registration link:

Moderated by Dr Arunaselam Rasappan, the panellists are:
  1. Dr Annette Griessel – Deputy Director-General, Department of Planning and Monitoring & Evaluation, South Africa
  2. Dr Buddhima Trakarnvanich – Director of Division 1, Strategic Transformation Office, Thailand
  3. Dr Victor Karunan – Former Deputy Representative – UNICEF Malaysia and UNICEF Thailand
  4. Mr Koshy Thomas – Former Under Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Malaysia
More details on the session including expected takeaways can be found here on the event page.


Other news: the Asian Evaluation Week.

As mentioned in the previous newsletter, the 2021 Asian Evaluation Week is themed 'Transformational Evaluation: Moving from Uncertainties to Resilience', and it's almost here! It will take place next week from 6-10 September.

You can check out this year's and past programmes at their AEW site, or go ahead and register here.

Sharing Knowledge: Got a Query?

As those who are part of the WhatsApp group may be aware, members are already taking the opportunity to share opportunities but also questions for feedback. MES would like to restart our regular EvalKlinik sessions, where such practical questions have an opportunity to be shared and responded to.

We're currently collecting queries and questions. Please do use this form or reply to this email directly. We're collecting questions on a rolling basis.

Don't forget to follow our twitter @MsiaEvalSoc, where we do regularly share such news. And if you have similar news, don't forget to reply to this email, or just email directly.
Thanks for reading. See you soon!

Malaysian Evaluation Society