News archive - [Event Announcement & Call for Papers] II WBEN Conference | Zagreb, 25-26 October 2017

The Western Balkan Evaluation Network (WBEN) Conference will be held between 25- 26 October 2017 in Zagreb, Hotel International, Croatia

The main Conference Themes are:

  • PRACTICE:  State  of  practice  and  system  of  policy  impact  evaluation  in  states,  sectors,  regions;  perspectives of specific experiences and published evaluation studies.
  • CHALLENGES:  Challenges in evaluation theory, methodology, systems, standards or ethics.
  • INTERNATIONAL APPROACHES TO EVALUATION:  Evaluation systems and broader evaluation challenges of the EU, international donors, UN and other global evaluation protagonists.
  • EVALUATION COMMUNITY: Organisation and functioning of evaluation communities in the region.
  • NETWORKING:  Regional cooperation of evaluators – experiences from the regional network/s

The PROGRAMME BOARD of the 2nd Regional Conference of Western Balkan Evaluators also invites members of evaluation networks and other interested experts that deal with evaluation of public policies, programmes and projects to submit abstracts based on practical evaluation experience and/or scientific research to be presented at the conference by 31 July 2017. Topics can extend from:

  • State of the art in evaluation in the region and perspectives, presentation of accomplished evaluation studies;
  • Methodological challenges in evaluation, evaluation standards and evaluation ethics;
  • Evaluation system and broader challenges of evaluation in EU context, and in donors' context;
  • Operation of evaluation communities in the region – challenges, exchange of experiences;
  • Cooperation of evaluators in the region.Authors may submit their contribution as: Conventionala presentation (300-500 words of abstract), or Poster (graphically or textually).

Submit your abstract to or one of the following e-mail adresses:

  • (Croatia);
  • (Slovenia);
  • (Serbia);
  • (Bosnia and Herzegovina);
  • (FYR of Macedonia, Montenegro)

Authors can submit their abstract in one of the Working languages of the conference: English, Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Montenegrin, Slovenian and Serbian.

Notification of acceptance: 10 September 2017.

Authors with contribution to the conference will be approved lower conference fee.

Source: email from the organizers

For further information download the Call for Papers

Geographical focus
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Croatia
  • Montenegro
  • Republic of North Macedonia
  • Slovenia
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary

Entry created by Giorgio Piccirillo on July 20, 2017
Modified on July 20, 2017