Meeting Communiqué: Indigenous Evaluation Committee, 6 July 2018
The Indigenous Evaluation Committee’s inaugural meeting was held in Canberra on 6 July 2018.
The Committee reviewed the Committee’s Terms of Reference, Operations and Principles.
The Committee reviewed the draft 2018-19 Annual Evaluation Work Plan.
The Committee noted the status of the current evaluations:
- Mental Health First Aid Training
- Strengthening the System Effectiveness of Early Childhood Investments
The Committee discussed the Community Development Programme Evaluation.
The Committee highlighted the importance of ensuring Indigenous voices are heard in evaluations.
The Committee proposed that the Office of Development Effectiveness (ODE), Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, present at a future meeting on the role and functions of the ODE’s Independent Evaluation Committee.
The Committee’s next meeting will be held in Canberra on 17 August 2018.
Prof. Maggie Walter IEC Chair