From the AIR in 2019 to the ex ante evaluation of the CAP Strategic Plan: What are the key lessons from the AIR in 2019 for the set-up of the monitoring and evaluation system post 2020? What lessons shall be taken into account during the ex ante evaluation of the CAP Strategic Plans 2021-27?
The EvaluationWORKS! 2019 Yearly Capacity Building events took place between September and November 2019 and were attended by roughly 500 participants. During this period Member States had just assessed their RDPs’ progress towards the programme objectives and the achievements of the Union’s Strategy of smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. At the same time, Member States have been preparing the ex ante evaluation of their CAP Strategic Plans 2021-27. Therefore it was vital, that key lessons on the functioning of the Common Monitoring and Evaluation System (CMES) were commonly discussed and adequately considered in order to prepare for the ex ante evaluation of the CAP Strategic Plans 2021-2027.
For the EvaluationWORKS! 2019 Yearly Capacity Building event the following topic has been chosen: ‘From the AIR in 2019 to the ex ante evaluation of the CAP Strategic Plan’.
This topic has been divided into the following sub-topics, which Member States were given the choice to cover:
The EvaluationWORKS! 2019 events aimed to:
Participants of the capacity building events had the opportunity to have a structured discussions with evaluation stakeholders in which they could draw from their individual experiences to exchange on what worked well and what potentially still needs to be improved at the RDP level.
These events have been carried out in the local languages across the Member States by the Helpdesk’s network of Geographic Experts and were adapted to meet the needs and specificities of each Member State.