ECD Seminar Uganda 2023: The future of evaluation

28-30 November 2023


Welcome to the "Strengthening National M&E: Challenges & Opportunities for the Future" seminar, a three-day event that was held from November 28th to 30th, 2023, in Uganda. This seminar was funded by the Belgian Development Cooperation's Special Evaluation Office (SEO) and was designed to empower professionals in the field of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) by addressing the then-current challenges and exploring future opportunities in this domain.

The event brought together leading evaluation experts from around the world, offering a unique platform for learning, collaboration, and innovation. Attendees had the opportunity to participate in interactive workshops, topical sessions, ideas' lab & co-creation workshops, and an evaluation fair.

The seminar's booklet and programme can be downloaded at the bottom of the page and a more detailed overview can be found here

Practical information

  • Dates: November 28th - 30th, 2023
  • Location:  Hotel Horizon, Entebbe, Uganda

This seminar was open to professionals, researchers, policymakers, and students interested in the field of Monitoring and Evaluation. It provided an excellent opportunity for attendees to network, learn from experts, and contribute to the advancement of M&E practices.


We were pleased to have offered 20 scholarships to alumni of the SEO ECD training program. These scholarships aimed to support their professional development and encourage their continued commitment to M&E excellence.