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Program Evaluation for Human Rights Organizations
 
Hosted by
AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program
AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition, Service to the Human Rights Community Working Group
ActKnowledge
Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, NYU School of Law

Friday, January 11, 2013
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

NYU School of Law
245 Sullivan Street (Furman Hall)
Lester Pollack room, 9th floor
New York, NY
 
Program evaluation can be a useful tool for evaluating and improving the effectiveness of human rights interventions. Knowing how to track outcomes and impacts is important for program planning and design and often helpful for securing donor support. Heléne Clark, Executive Director of ActKnowledge, will provide an introduction to tools, measures and processes for implementing program evaluation within an organization. Human rights professionals from groups, such as Human Rights Watch and the International Center for Transitional Justice, will discuss their experiences implementing program evaluation in their own organizations, highlighting some of the unique considerations involved in evaluating human rights programs. Attendees will also learn about opportunities to enlist pro bono experts through the AAAS On-Call Scientists initiative.
 
The registration fee for the workshop is $10. Space is limited so pre-registration is required.
 
Please register no later than January 4, 2012.
 
If you are unable to attend the meeting but interested in learning more, please visit http://oncallscientists.aaas.org or email oncall@aaas.org.